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Home Is Where the Smart Is: First-of-its-Kind Study Reveals Importance of Smart Technology and Low-Water Clean Energy

Home Is Where the Smart Is: First-of-its-Kind Study Reveals Importance of Smart Technology and Low-Water Clean Energy November 1, 2016 by Kate Zerrenner, EDF, and Dustin McCartney, Senior Data Analyst, Pecan Street Originally published on EDF’s Texas Clean Air Matters blog. Have you ever thought about how much water your dryer needs to dry your clothes? (And no, I…

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Pecan Street releases residential electric disaggregation training kit

Pecan Street has developed a residential electric use disaggregation algorithm training kit, previously available only to members of its university consortium and clients of its algorithm evaluation service, that is now publicly available. This unique kit includes a 15-minute whole home dataset and 1-minute interval circuit-level dataset for packages of 10 to 100 homes in Austin…

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Insights from Pecan Street’s residential water use research

For the past year, Pecan Street has been working with volunteer participants to carry out data-intensive research on how households use water and to better understand the water demands of day-to-day activities. You can download a PDF of a recent presentation of initial findings.

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