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8 Stories by Gillian Ward

WEEanswers: How Does Community Solar Work?

Community solar is a shared purchasing program, which can be a great option for those who cannot install solar panels on their rooftops due...
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WEEanswers: How Can Renters Achieve Greater Energy Savings?

When it is not possible to carry out deep energy retrofit projects, such as replacing the roof, or upgrading heating and cooling systems —there...
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WEEanswers: What is Fuel Switching?

Rising energy prices and the drive for low carbon fuels are likely to make fuel switching increasingly desirable to homeowners - it can also...
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WEEanswers: How Do Heat Pumps Work?

The most common type of heat pump in North America is an air-source heat pump. In the summer, an air-source heat pump works just...
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WEEanswers: What is the Heat Island Effect?

Green space or plant-life is limited in urban areas, while structures and buildings are highly concentrated. This causes inner city areas to become “islands”...
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WEEanswers: What is Net Zero?

In this new weekly series, we explore the most frequently asked energy questions, so you don't have to. This week we explore energy answers...
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What is a Smart Grid? WEEanswers

In this new weekly series, we explore the most frequently asked energy questions so you don't have to. This week, we explore energy answers...
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SoCalREN’s Energy Efficiency Metered Savings Program Saves Money and Time

Lauren Seymour from Southern California Regional Energy Network (SoCalREN) explains how energy efficiency supports California's climate goals with innovative programs.
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