After penning this post, Jeff went out in search of Mofongo ingredients. My Lumin business cards read “Jeff Nicholson, Caribbean Applications Specialist.” That’s the best job title I’ve ever had and it describes my role within Lumin nicely. I spend a good amount of my time thinking through the ways our product can be even more useful, while fielding cust...

On the road with JP and Lumin CI, Southern Energy Management. At Lumin, I serve as the Director of Applications Engineering. Most of my friends now think I’m an app developer, but they’re wrong. My primary role is to act as the liaison between our installation partners in the field and our engineering departments in the lab. We value customer feedback and constantly strive to inte...

A ReVision Energy-installed grid-tied solar project with battery backup and lumin Smart Panel By ReVision Energy Engineering Team ReVision Energy has installed just over 10,000 solar arrays in New England, the vast majority of them grid-tied, and very few of them with battery backup – until recently. As we live in a region prone to power outages, the desire for emergency home backu...

BY KEVIN O’SHEA Anyone ever hear of Computational Fluid Dynamics? I didn’t think so. It actually has an abbreviation; it’s call CFD. It is a discipline in mechanical and aerospace engineering that allows engineers to simulate, understand and visualize fluid/air flow and heat transfer. Exciting, ey? When I joined a 4-person company called Blue Ridge Numerics (BRNI) in 1999, CFD was stil...