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Shelter-At-Home Project: DIY LED Lighting Upgrade

April 9th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

The coronavirus outbreak has forced many into an unplanned staycation at home for several weeks already and no end date is in sight. One can only spend so much time on Netflix, YouTube, Duolingo, and Khan Academy before looking for more exciting projects to tackle. Upgrading to LED light bulbs is one such upgrade that offers not only energy savings every month, but more control over the type of lighting being provided and a more pleasing aesthetic. Curious? Let's jump in


Solar, Storage, & EV Charging: The Holy Trinity Of Home Energy Management At #SPI2019

October 9th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Solar Power International landed in Salt Lake City, Utah this year and CleanTechnica was on the ground meeting with the change makers, the disruptors, the doers, the movers, and the shakers. We've been diving into some of the companies we talked with, but having covered SPI for several years now, we wanted to highlight one of the newer arrivals at the show: electric vehicles


EV Charging 101: Getting Your Home EV Charging Set Up

April 14th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

The Tesla Model 3 has broken through traditional electric vehicle market segmentation and into the mainstream. That is great news for the planet, as tens of thousands of new electric vehicles are displacing fossil fuel vehicles each month. However, that also comes with a new set of challenges


Tesla Demonstrates Its Agility With New Homelink Option For Model 3 Owners

April 8th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Tesla pulled back the curtains on its plan to offer lower-trimmed vehicle owners the ability to purchase incremental hardware and software updates for their vehicles today. The company just added the option to purchase a software unlock to enable its Homelink automatic garage door opener on Standard Range and Standard Range Plus trims of the Model


Consumers Expect EVs, Hyperloops, & Home Robots By 2030, According To Dassault Systemes

January 12th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart

Dassault Systèmes and CITE Research sent us the findings of a survey for understanding how consumers expect technology to impact their lives by the year 2030. The survey focused on home, travel, health, and retail. This comes on the heels of another NPR survey that says Americans are feeling more optimistic about their personal future, just not about politics. The study shows consumers expect Hyperloops, fully connected smart home systems, mobile payments, and personalized preventive health plans, among other things


Why The Zero Home Matters

January 23rd, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

Guest article by David Glenn Heads should turn when someone says “America’s most energy-efficient home.” That’s exactly what TechHive called [&hellip



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