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samotage
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We have had a long cold winter here in Melbourne, and with the Spring here, the days are getting longer, and the temperatures are getting warmer. Interestingly, @SEGmeter is also recording the fact from the...
One of the things we've always wanted to do at smartenergygroups.com is control stuff. One of the activities of the #energyaware is to routinely conduct the switch patrol, zooming about the house turning stuff off....
Perhaps the view is different from the other side of a bridge? Perhaps the big redwoods and beauty of the land give the people of Marin an appreciation of what's really important? Either way, the...
It makes sense - sitting out there in the rain and wind and weather, solar panels get dirty. Because the turn light into electrons, it would make sense that the cleaner they are, the better...
We received our power bill the other day, the price went up form 18c to 22c per kWh.  With a new child, and a quite chilly winter (so far...) the good news is our energy...
This morning, I left home to find a brand new telephone book left outside my front door.  It had been raining overnight, and the phone book was wet.  I suppose like the others this will...
Like many people, I am saddened and distressed by the massive oil leak destroying the Gulf of Mexico, for a whole bunch of reasons. As a child who grew up sketching mushroom clouds during the...
Wondering how to go from this to SEGmeter, measuring, collecting and sending your energy data into the tubes? Well this guide will take you there.   Fresh SEGmeter, ready to rock This is a first...
Perhaps people may have been wondering how SEGmeter works? Well, we've been so busy doing stuff, that we may have overlooked this. Anyway, it's pretty simple, and in the interests of less words here is...
A week or two ago @nathan_scott (not his real name..) and I got together to build Inspire9 a SEGmeter so they can better track the energy usage where some really nice web apps are being...

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