My previous blog introduced the energy saving tips while cooking. Today’s energy saving tips are for cooling. Air conditioning has become widely used sine 1950s and it is also the major energy use at home. Now let’s look into some… Read More
Florida has a high consumption of electricity. It accounts for 90% of the energy used by households. The annual household electricity cost is 40% higher than U.S. average (EIA, 2009). Meanwhile, the dominant energy to generate electricity is… Read More
UF/IFAS Leon County Extension is Among First Three Commercial “Zero Net Energy” Buildings in Florida!
The old adage, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks” does not always apply. During a recent national webinar, research staff at the New Buildings Institute (NBI) headquartered in Vancouver, Washington profiled the University of Florida IFAS… Read More