This month I worked on a couple of large buildings in San Francisco, assessing their energy use, mechanical systems, and asking a few key questions to workers who were everyday there. My main take-away: even the most demanding, brilliant, ivy league, tech. oriented (and spoiled), 25yo software engineers were super happy to spend most of their […]
This is a topic I already talked about here, in my classes and with many NRGwise customers: California has a major problem in hands with its electricity generation systems (see here). CA used to rely on 3 major nuclear power plants: 2 are now definitively down (and their zero emissions 2+ MW generation capacity). CA […]
Following my last blog entry (-10% between 2005 and 2012) what is even more encouraging is the fact that the strongest drop so far was last year (mostly due to the transition from coal to natural gas in US powerplants). Revolution is on the way.
When it comes to Climate Change there are not so many good news. I’m petty sure you missed this one: GHG (Green House Gas) emissions were down 10% from 2005 to 2012 according to the most recent US EPA country wide inventory. It means the US is moving toward a low carbon economy, slowly, but for […]