Construction techniques continue to advance energy efficiency for newer homes, but existing homes can also benefit from the use of these techniques to improve occupant comfort and energy efficiency. Choosing impactful renovations uses design and building science to identify the right measures for a particular...

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About Austin EnergyThis post is sponsored by our community partner, Austin Energy. Austin Energy is our local publicly-owned electric utility. Action BoxLearn if solar is right for you by taking the free Solar 101 course from Austin Energy. This post is sponsored by Austin Energy....

Electrification is a rapidly growing field, changing the way we monitor, consume and understand energy. This shift is impacting both our buildings and the transportation sector and will continue to be a growth area in the future. Learn how electrification is improving the energy performance...

In the fight to address climate change and decarbonize our economy, we must decarbonize homes and businesses to eliminate building sector emissions. But how? Pecan Street’s 2019 Electric Texas report examined the possibility of converting all residential heating in ERCOT’s service area to electric. Building on that effort,...

Please join co-hosts Texas Gas, Austin Energy, and Austin Water to understand a few basics about your utility bills while also learning about available incentives to help your local business install solar panels or reduce your water, gas, or electricity costs. Our presentation will feature...

Austin's REACH (Reduce Emissions Affordably for Climate Health) is approaching its 1 year anniversary, and we have data for 2020 showing great success. Join Matt Weldon, Commissioner on the Electric Utility Commission and CCL volunteer, as he discusses carbon pricing at work for the...

Last month's winter storm left millions of Texans without electricity. So what is the Legislature doing about it?  In the latest episode of The Austin Common Radio Hour, we sit down with state Representative Vikki Goodwin to find out. Vikki Goodwin represents Texas House District 47...

Been reading a lot of headlines about what happened to our electric grid during winter storm Uri? Still confused? In the latest episode of The Austin Common Radio Hour, we answer all your questions. Featuring special guest John Hoffner, who has spent nearly all his career...