Author Archives: Samuel Carrara

Happy Thanksgiving- Energy Savings

Happy Thanksgiving, here are a few videos to enjoy after you partake in some turkey. 100+ mpg: EPA grant equips Houston to upgrade fleet Priuses to Hymotion PHEVs Thanks to a $50,000 grant from the EPA, the City of Houston … Continue reading

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Making Energy Work 2011- Renewable Energy

This is Part 2 of a post about the Making Energy Work 2011 conference I attended. Part 1 is found at: Making Energy Work 2011- Jobs Growth The first session I attended titled Innovation Creates Opportunity: Renewable Energy has an … Continue reading

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Nest Learning Thermostat

I was looking around for a new thermostat and came across the Nest thermostat. It has been feature in a number of articles and on the Nest website here is what they are saying about their popularity: Who knew there … Continue reading

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UNCC Sustainable Systems

Yesterday I had the please of being a guest lecturer at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC). This was the second time I have talked with students this school year to discuss energy engineering and auditing. The first … Continue reading

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Making Energy Work 2011- Jobs Growth

Last week I attended the North Carolina Sustainable Association-Making Energy Work 2011 conference in Raleigh, NC on November 9, 2011. Their tag line was “Celebrating North Carolina’s Success in the Clean Energy Economy.” It was a celebration because of the … Continue reading

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