It’s long been known that an energy audit is often the best place to start before making energy-saving home improvements. An energy audit can help identify the most cost-effective energy efficiency upgrades through a careful evaluation of a home in its entirety. This usually starts at the building shell, working inward to the individual appliances such as air conditioning, water heaters, and lig...

The ongoing wildfires devastating California and parts of the northwest and the tumultuous hurricane season now underway in the southeast, will likely mark 2020 as a year of reckoning in the fight against climate change. Although you may not live in a natural disaster hotspot, you likely have experienced a power outage; a storm or driver hits a neighborhood utility pole and just like that, light...

[caption id="attachment_990" align="alignleft" width="750"] After penning this post, Jeff went out in search of Mofongo ingredients.[/caption] 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 ...

[caption id="attachment_1002" align="alignleft" width="750"] On the road with JP and Lumin CI, Southern Energy Management.[/caption] 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. ...