Top Home Heating Errors That Increase Your Energy Bills

Published on January 10, 2018

During the winter months, heating usually accounts for roughly half of your energy bill. Modern home heating can be very expensive, but we often accept the costs to stay warm during the coldest nights. If you find your heating bill becoming outrageous, you might want to check if you’re utilizing your heating system efficiently. For all you know, you’re committing some home heating errors that are likely driving up your energy bills. Take a look at some of the possible home heating mistakes that you can correct to reduce energy consumption and lower your energy bill. No Programmable Thermostat There…

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Energy Monitoring Makes Microgrids Possible

Published on January 2, 2017

The Emerge microgrid at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is located at LVCC, Central Plaza and is set to operate independently with renewable energy, specifically solar, and illustrate the strong connection between solar, renewable energy and energy monitoring systems like CURB. Microgrids are self-contained power systems in small geographic areas that allow operators to localize electrical sources and loads. Utilizing energy monitoring systems like CURB within microgrids allows operators to manage energy usage in real time such that energy is used as efficiently as possible. Monitoring is essential because the success of microgrids is dependent upon finding the most optimal ways to…

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