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Aggregate Metering – NEMV vs. NEMA. - December 21, 2017

Before moving into a discussion of aggregate metering we should review the California State Legislature definition of Net Energy Metering (NEM). “Measuring the difference between the electricity supplied through the electrical grid and the electricity generated by an eligible customer-generator and fed back to the electrical grid over a 12-month period.” NEMV & NEMA (Virtual… [more]

Design Notebook: How to keep the home fires burning efficiently, beautifully - December 7, 2015

Rebecca Juretic is a contributing writer for Home. Fall may still bring on a heat wave or two, but it those in the know are already thinking about fireplaces. Fireplace companies are heading into their busiest season. So, according to John Ewan, owner of San Luis Obispo’s Pacific Energy Co., if you’d like to cozy… [more]