Energy efficiency – Yep, I’ve got a guy for that    

Tags: Energy Efficiency

It always makes me feel good when I’m asked about something to say, “Well, I’ve got a guy for that.” It could be about anything - handyman, florist, tax-preparer, web designer – whatever. But when it comes to energy efficiency, I’ve got a guy for that too, and for you.

Since January Avista's Energy Solutions Engineer, Tom Lienhard has written monthly articles about energy efficiency, called Tom's Tips, for many print publications throughout Avista’s service territory in Washington, Idaho and Oregon. The papers have used them in different ways, but we’ve captured each article on our website for our customers to use. Saving energy (something you can’t physically see) is no doubt a complicated topic. All of us want to save energy and money, but taking the leap is a little easier when you can trust the source to guide you the right way. The articles contain good advice anyone can use. No sales pitch, no agenda.

Drawing on Tom's technical background as a mechanical engineer, combined with his experience as a former facilities manager with extensive professional credentials, the articles focus on physical improvements homeowners can make to save energy as well as what to consider when making upgrades.

The most recent article is about windows. Read “More panes, more gains - making your windows work for you.”

You can drop Tom a line at or comment on any blog post and ask a question for everyone to read and learn from.

Post by Dan Kolbet
Posted by  System Account  on  7/20/2009
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