Intergenerational Communities Articles

HomeServe Protects A Colorado Resident from the Elements – and an Empty Wallet

On a sunny March day in Aurora, Colorado, Robert Z. noticed that it felt a bit drafty in his home. Upon further investigation, he quickly realized his furnace was not running, and despite his best efforts, it wasn't kicking back on. Although his furnace was not...

Severe Energy Burdens Weigh Heavily on Low-to-Moderate Income Households

A quarter of all U.S. households and two-thirds of low-income households have high energy burdens, meaning they spend more than 6 percent of their annual income on energy costs, and two out of five low-income households have severe energy burdens, meaning that they...

Electric Vehicles Expand Energy Equity Opportunities

The transportation sector has been the largest CO2 producer in the United States since 2017 when it surpassed power generation, a sector which reduced CO2 emissions through the switch from coal to natural gas and growth in renewables. Transportation is currently...

Energy Efficiency: Why Are Some Homeowners Unengaged?

Energy efficiency is an important part of many utilities’ demand-side management and outreach efforts, but your message may be ignored, or your customer simply may not be able afford the repairs, replacements or upgrades needed to make their homes more energy...