Contact a local certified RESNET Home Energy Auditor for an energy audit on your home to save on high utility bills.
How To Assemble Faircrest Utility Cabinets
How to assemble a Faircrest base cabinet with soft close slides. *Visit our website for cabinet details: www.surplus-warehouse.com Follow us on: Faceb...
Why The Utility Industry Should Embrace Energy Efficiency
The electric power and utility industry is experiencing a period of transformation due to disruptions to the market. As innovation increases, demand changes
Slash Your Utility Bill with a DIY Energy Audit
This Old House tells you how to find and fix 12 potential trouble spots to boost your home's efficiency and save you money
DIY Wood Screen to Hide Utility Boxes
Hide those ugly utility boxes on your house with this gorgeous DIY wood screen. Full detailed tutorial to help you create this beautiful solution to exterior eyesores.
How to Save Energy and Reduce Home Utility Bills
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the average resident living in a home that was built in the 1980s consumed 77 million Btu of total energy. Those living in newer homes (built from 2000 to 2009) consumed 92 million Btu of energy in their household (19% more compared to residents who live in older homes). If you live in a newer home or just want to reduce your overall home energy costs, these tips will not only help you save energy…
Why can't utilities innovate like startups?
A new paper produced by a utility-private sector working group outlines how utilities can be set free to innovate.
Reid Tip "Having a Third Person in the Interview Room"
My name is Ernest D. Clevenger; I am the Chief of Police of the Belpre (Ohio) Police Department. I am a thirty-one year veteran of law enforcement in Ohio. I have served with the Belpre Police Department since 1982. I served as a shift supervisor for uniform patrol from 1984 to 2009, when I was promoted to Chief of Police. During my tenure with the Belpre Police Department, I have interviewed and interrogated hundreds of individuals on various crimes and scenarios. I have…
How to Judge a Person by Their Ice Cream Choice
King Cone or Magnum Mini? Chocolate Éclair or Strawberry Shortcake? Here's what your favorite treat from the ice cream truck says about you.
Wisconsin utilities hit 10% renewable energy goal, two years early
Wisconsin utilities generated more than 10% of the state’s power from renewable sources in 2013, hitting the clean energy target two years before the deadline set by the state Legislature.
How utility industries can leverage location data, AI and IoT
The Internet of Things (or IoT for short) refers to uniquely identifiable objects and their virtual representations in an Internet-like structure. The term Internet of Things was proposed by Kevin Ashton in 2009. The concept of the Internet of Things first became popular through the Auto-ID Center at MIT and related market analysis publications. Radio-frequency identification (RFID) was seen as a prerequisite for the Internet of…
Analysis: Why utilities aren’t doing more with renewable natural gas
Federal and state incentives steer RNG toward transportation, creating a barrier for utilities hoping to promote it.
Ohio Utilities Protection Services, Call Before You Dig
Our mission is to prevent damage to member facilities and promote public safety by providing an efficient and effective communication and education process. Call 811 before you dig!
How Leaky is Your Water Utility? Soon Californians Will Know
A new state law requires large California water utilities to begin reporting losses in their distribution systems, which are wasteful and expensive. Todd Thompson of the Department of Water Resources explains the process.
What Person, Place or Thing Inspired Your Home Design?
Was it a movie? A vacation view? A colorful scarf? Tell us what sparked your vision and how you brought it to life
The new EV playbook: How utilities can gain from the coming boom in electric vehicles
Electric vehicles can offer power services at bargain prices if charging is done when and where utilities need it, a new RMI report notes. But getting the grid to that point is easier said than done.
In-Person or Online: How to Get to Class On Time
Are you heading back to school? Then, you’ll want to do everything you can to ensure your success. First, find a program that will help you meet your education and career goals. Then set up a plan to survive your back to school transition One of the most important steps you need to take to succeed in your career training program is to make certain you get to all your classes on time. Check out some of these helpful tips taken from the…
Judge to decide class-action status of Palm Beach utilities suit
A judge will hear closing arguments from attorneys on both sides before deciding whether a lawsuit against the town, seeking to block the use of special
How You Can Help A Homeless Person Leap Squarely Into The Middle Class
Alex Stephany launched Beam, a crowdfunding platform helping homeless people obtain training and jobs that helps them leap out of poverty and squarely into the middle class.
Laura Dunn: What it’s like to be the only deaf person at karate class
Picture this: The Karate Kid, awesome kicks, punches, getting one over the big guy… and then there’s this: a clumsy woman with a blank expression on her face while she is working out what Age…