A recent conversation about effective public relation strategies in today’s market prompted me to dig up this brilliant presentation by Ken Westin, CEO of ActiveTrak, on “How to Become a Media Whore.” Luckily, Silicon Forest was on site that night to capture Ken’s entire presentation in the above video link.
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In my recent post “Should you replace your home heating system“, I began an analysis to see if my mom should consider replacing an oil-fired furnace used to heat her home. This is Part 2 of that analysis and it compares the costs of heating fuels commonly available in her area.
There’s a lot of confusion about the Light Bulb Act which begins official phase-in on January 1, 2012. One of the most common misconceptions is that it’s a ban on incandescent light bulbs. The truth is, it’s not a ban, and it doesn’t just cover incandescent lighting.
Calculating your annual Energy Cost Index (ECI) is a great place to start if you want to understand precisely how energy efficient your home is. Your ECI is a simple calculation that breaks down your annual energy expenditures into a cost per square foot so that it can be compared to the ECI of other homes [...]
While completing an energy audit of my mom’s house this week, I discovered a twenty-year-old oil fired furnace in her basement. This furnace creates hydronic heat and distributes it throughout the home using a radiant heating network. Due to the age of this furnace and the fact that she spends over 64% of her annual [...]