Energy Conservation

Articles and opinions from SAGE Energy’s lead technician, Rob Sedgwick, to help business and homeowners with their energy efficiency and energy conservation.

6 04, 2017

Renewable Energy Catalogue Now Online

By |2017-10-24T13:28:08-03:00April 6th, 2017|Blog, Energy Conservation, SAGE Advice|

Welcome to our newest online feature! SAGE Energy now offers an online renewable energy catalogue of select equipment. Our catalogue includes items such as solar modules, inverters, batteries, grid-tied and off-grid solar accessories, and used equipment (when available). Items will be added to the catalogue on a regular basis. Looking for something in particular but can't find

8 12, 2015

I’m Dreaming of a Green Christmas

By |2016-11-05T11:26:59-03:00December 8th, 2015|Energy Conservation|

Instead of faux Christmas trees, energy-draining light displays, and gifts wrapped in layers of tissue, paper, ribbons, and bows, start dreaming of a green Christmas. It’s possible to celebrate the season with minimal impact to the environment – and without stripping the fa la la la la out of the festivities – by making a few eco-friendly changes to your Christmas traditions.

25 10, 2015

Phantom Loads (Wireless) – SAGE Advice #10

By |2016-04-18T14:05:04-03:00October 25th, 2015|Energy Conservation, SAGE Advice|

Thinking along the lines of our various electronic devices (and their phantom loads) used throughout the house inspired this article. Shortly before this article was written, our household switched telecom providers. With the relatively high monthly price tag involved in our subscription, I finally decided to analyze the unseen expense involved in our new telecom system: power consumption.

18 12, 2013

Simplify the holidays

By |2016-11-05T11:27:00-03:00December 18th, 2013|Energy Conservation|

The holidays are coming! Most people have mixed reactions to that statement! Although we usually post articles on renewable energy and energy conservation, we're taking a slightly different tack this month. In the spirit of simplifying and de-consumerizing Christmas, we submit a new SAGE challenge for the holidays this year. Take the SAGE challenge [image src="" align="left"