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How Texas Homeowners Can Create A More Energy Efficient Home

For Texas homeowners, there are a variety of ways to create a home centered around sustainability and efficiency. In this day and age, it’s inevitable to rethink the way you use energy in your home. Closely examine how you can make changes that have a positive impact...

Celebrate Earth Everyday

2020 tied with the warmest year on record, which previously was 2016. It is no surprise that global average temperatures continue to rise and will keep doing so until we intervene. We must highlight the importance of not confusing weather with climate. Earlier this...

Energy Efficiency, Grid Resilience & Reliability

Energy efficiency can help solve some the biggest problems facing Texas right now: resource adequacy, or grid reliability, and resilience during our summer heat waves or winter storms, as we recently experienced. One might ask, what has efficiency done for us so far?...

Robust Climate Risk Assessments are Essential for our Emergency Preparedness

                                                                                                                                                                      Image courtesy of NCTCOG Last week I, like so many Texans, watched my local county and city...

Smart Rebuilding: Energy Efficiency Paves the Road to Recovery

If you are asking yourself why energy efficiency is important, the better question should be why is it NOT important. The clean energy segment was hit extremely hard by the coronavirus. The workforce in this industry accounted for more than one out of every 50...

A More Resilient America

As a lifelong resident of Louisiana and Texas, I have been through many hurricanes in my life. They never get easier and you always fear the worst. Prayers go out to those affected by Hurricane Laura. As this recent hurricane slammed ashore along the Gulf Coast,...