Berkeley Real Estate Blog

March 20, 2009

Going Green?

Filed under: Uncategorized — serkes @ 8:38 pm

Amory Lovins coined expression Negawatt power, where you invest to reduce your electrical demand.We’re big negawatt fans

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negawatt_power

How big? 24 Panel PV system on roof w battery backup, hot water heaters “on demand” CF light bulbs. Watt’s a unit of energy, NOT light.

Watt’s that you say? 12 watt CF won’t give you enough light? It really does. Light’s measured in Lumens http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lumen_(unit)

Watt is energy

Lumen is light

Fiat Lux

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Let_there_be_light

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