Your Energy Footprint with Robin Saidov

Your Energy Footprint with Robin Saidov

What every homeowner should know about energy efficiency, getting solar, buying an EV or switching to a heat pump. Robin breaks down everything you need to know before making upgrades to your home. Robin has 20 years of experience in utility scale renewables and utilities, and is not affiliated with any residential installers. Everything she discusses is 100% unbiased and for information purposes only.

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April 25, 2024 13 mins

On this episode, I talk about what my experience has been like having solar. We're almost four months in!

I'll give another update in a few months towards the end of the summer.

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On this episode, I go over a few of the top questions you may have before purchasing an EV. 

Did I miss anything? Send me a note, and let me know!

Also, stay tuned for more consulting options in the next few months if you'd like more support to determine if solar is a good, economic choice for your home.

If you're interested in investing in rooftop solar to reduce your own carbon emissions AND you want to save money by locking...

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On this weeks episodes, I cover a few reasons to consider heat pumps when you need to replace your heating and cooling systems.

Here's the link to the NYTimes article about adoption in Maine.

Here's a link to additional resources to get started if you live in Connecticut. If you live outside of Connecticut, then your local utility may have resources to help you get started.

Also, stay tuned for more consulting options in the next f...

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Since we celebrate Earth Day in April, the theme of this month's episodes will be the steps we can all take to make a direct impact on Climate Change.

On this episode, I'm talking about "Electrification of Everything" and why it really will make a difference in the long run.

Also, stay tuned for more consulting options in the next few months if you'd like more support to determine if solar is a good, economic choice for your home.

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In this episode, I talk through factors that are key to whether or not solar is likely to be economic for you and give the list of states where it's likely to be a good fit based on my very high level analysis.

What do you think? Agree or disagree? Let me know!

If you're interested in investing in rooftop solar to reduce your own carbon emissions AND you want to save money by locking in your electricity rate, then check out the Res...

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In this episode, I cover an simple solution to potentially lower your heating bill. If you're interested in this topic, I will definitely have more information coming.

Are you interested in solar (and batteries) for your own home, but don't know where to start? First, click follow on this podcast for more, unbiased information, and then head over to www.yourenergyfootprint.com to take the quiz to get my recommendation on next ...

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In this episode, I talk through my attempt to figure out what's behind the savings calculations in two solar proposals I've gotten recently. 

The TLDR is that the calculations are nonsense.

However, this doesn't mean that you can't save money with solar. It's just not double. 

If you're interested in investing in rooftop solar to reduce your own carbon emissions AND you want to save money by locking in your electricity ra...

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In this episode, I cover how to know if the insulation in your home might be costing you too much on your monthly utility bills.

Have you had an energy audit of your home? What did you think? Let me know! You can email me directly at robin@yourenergyfootprint.com.

Are you interested in solar (and batteries) for your own home, but don't know where to start? First, click follow on this podcast for more, unbiased information, and then...

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In this episode, I cover some of the biggest drawbacks of utility scale renewable generation. While utility scale project will and should continue, there are some advantages to offsetting some of these developments with more residential rooftop solar projects.

How do you feel about utility-scale renewables vs residential solar? Let me know! You can email me directly at robin@yourenergyfootprint.com.

Are you interested in solar (and...

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February 22, 2024 10 mins

Would you like to cut your utility bills potentially for FREE? The best part is that you don't need to be uncomfortable to do it.

Links that I mention:

Wirecutter Thermostat Reviews

How to Get the Most Out of Your Programmable Thermostat

 

If you're interested in getting solar for your home, start here with our FREE checklist.

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Are you curious about the recent news on the residential solar industry? Today, I'm discussing my thoughts on a recent article in Time Magazine as well as covering why I think leasing panels is a bad idea.

 

Link to the Time Magazine article on the residential solar industry.

 

If you're interested in getting solar for your home, start here with our FREE checklist.

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In this episode, we'll cover the reasons why you should make sure the lights you use most often are LEDs. It can really save you hundreds of dollars a year!

 

If you're interested in getting solar for your home, start here with our FREE checklist.

 

 

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