When I bought a house in Trumansburg nine years ago, one of the first things I did was cut down a tree.
It was a “street tree,” an old maple with three thick leaders. A “leader” is a thick... Read more
Went to a conference a few weeks ago. Less of a "conference" and more of a "gathering," really. I've been meaning to write this since then, but came back home and got swamped by actual work-work... Read more
It was my birthday a couple of days ago, and it made me reflect on "giving."
Terrawatt was created to help. It helps save energy, it helps people be more comfortable in their homes, it... Read more
I helped some people out recently. Here's the story.
New establishment, freshly built in the not-too-distant past. Designed by an architect, engineered by engineers, and built by probably... Read more
Lately it seems like nobody knows what's going on with the world.
We agree on climate change, though, right? Let's not re-hash that. That's a global thing. Locally, what does it mean?... Read more
We're going to save a trillion watt-hours of energy.
Not by myself, oh no...that would be hard. We're going to do it together. We're already up to 44 billion (44,000,000,000) watt-hours (... Read more
Ever wonder where our country's energy comes from and goes to? This fascinating map from the Lawrence Livermore Labratory shows in simple graphic terms where we generate energy and how much of it... Read more
I've known Blake for more than 25 years. I hate Blake. Blake is who I would be if I were smarter, better looking, and a hell of a lot more efficient.