SHHH! Electric Vehicles Too Quiet

It’s a rare complaint that a vehicle is too quiet. Normally we grumble as we hear sirens go by in the middle of the night, feel the pounding bass and...

Learn to Explain the Basics of the Power Grid

If someone asked you to explain how electricity gets from the power plant to your home, would you be able to answer?  Don’t worry.  Very few people actually understand the...

Is New Jersey Backing Down from Tesla?

It looks like New Jersey’s opposition to Tesla Motors, like Governor Chris Christie’s waistline, is slimming down. The Assembly’s Consumer Affairs Committee unanimously advanced a bill on June 5th that...

DIY Friday: How to Read a Lighting Label

When trying to decipher the label on a box of light bulbs, you could become so frustrated your teeth start to grind and your eyes begin to protrude.  If you’re...

Victorian Homes Provide Heat Relief Sans A/C

With summer approaching, many homeowners are looking for new energy efficient techniques and technologies to keep their homes cool. Yet many of the most efficient ways to keep a home...