Shift-Catalysts is a nonprofit organization working to create an equitable, regenerative, and democratic energy system grounded in belonging. In this opinion piece, they argue that systems thinking is a critical tool to improve energy equity.Read MoreA Better Approach to Energy Equity & Systems Thinking
$3.1B provided by Biden's Justice40 program is a large number. Is it enough to combat energy poverty?Read MoreEnergy efficiency funding is critical to combat energy poverty. Is Biden’s Justice40 $3.1B enough?
Learn more about what a non-pipe alternative (NPA) means and how it helps utility and energy companies delay or avoid large investments in energy infrastructure.Read MoreWhat is a Non-Pipeline Alternative (NPA)?
The world wastes more energy each year than it uses - a home energy audit can help you find ways to save energy and money!Read MoreWhat is a Home Energy Audit?
Home Energy Reports (HERs) are an important energy efficiency tool. But what exactly are they, and why are they important?Read MoreWhat is a Home Energy Report?
Rising energy prices and the drive for low carbon fuels are likely to make fuel switching increasingly desirable to homeowners - it can also result in lower operational and maintenance costs. Carbon emissions from buildings can be reduced through fuel switching in residential or commercial buildings.Read MoreWhat is Fuel Switching?
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 like a regular AC: it takes warm air from inside your home and moves it outside. But in the winter, a heat pump works like an AC in reverse.Read MoreHow Do Heat Pumps Work?
Green space or plant-life is limited in urban areas, while structures and buildings are highly concentrated. This causes inner city areas to become â€œislandsâ€ of higher temperatures relative to rural areas.Read MoreWhat is the Urban Heat Island Effect?
Lauren Seymour from Southern California Regional Energy Network (SoCalREN) explains how energy efficiency supports California's climate goals with innovative programs.Read MoreSoCalREN’s Energy Efficiency Metered Savings Program Saves Money and Time
We mapped heat loss for over 640,000 single family homes in Alberta. The feedback was exceptional!Read MoreHow Public Home HEAT Maps Inspired Energy Action in Alberta