Saving home energy using open organization principles

The move to more green power generation requires making changes to demand by looking at how to reduce energy use, preferably without hurting the current standard of living.

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  • The consultant looked at all the electricity user’s building inefficiencies with transdisciplinary insight. They looked for inclusive support when needed.
  • They made energy use more transparent through sensors, monitors, and telecommunications to speed up diagnoses and improve execution.
  • They gave suggestions on how to obtain easy financing to adapt and reduce upfront capital costs if needed.
  • They collaborated on and helped train the electricity user on energy productivity. They introduced a certification system that might help find further opportunities for savings.
  • They mentioned that their building’s energy use could not only be reduced but could become energy generators through solar and possibly wind technology installation, benefiting their community.