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  • Worried About Your Water Usage?

    Have a Real Time Monitor I have often wondered why my water bill is so much higher than my expectations and why I pay so much for water yet in my own calculation, I do not use much water in my daily activities. As a tenant, the landlord would bring…

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  • What I Wish People Knew About LED’s

    LED: Making the Light Choice The choice of the appropriate light bulb to use may seem like a foregone conclusion. The more traditional approach involves the selection of the bulb with the highest wattage for use. This is due to the assumption that more wattage equates to better lighting. However…

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  • To Buy or Not To Buy LED Bulbs

    Dear Energy Engineers, Please let me know in black and white why for the life of me I should purchase bulbs that cost eight times above the amount of the regular bulbs, taking into consideration the current cost of living and every home owner’s endeavor to cut costs and survive…

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  • Briquettes Is So Famous, But Why?

    Perhaps The ‘Hottest’ Cooking Fuel Invention For Home Use? By Mercy Masai What are briquettes? Briquettes comprise of a compressed block of coal dust or other combustible biomass material including charcoal, sawdust, woodchips, peat or paper, used for fuel. Briquettes are mostly used in places where cooking fuels are not…

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  • Saving and Conserving Energy in Shopping Centers

    Introduction Shopping centers use energy in varied forms, depending on the types of services and goods offered by each outlet operating at the shopping facility. Energy use therefore forms an integral part of operational costs of running business in shopping centers.  Significant efforts should be directed at reducing or eliminating…

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  • Is Technical Sales and Marketing right for you?

    I recently received ta mail from colleague asking for some technical advise. I have changed the names to keep the privacy of the sender. The email read as below; Hi Chris, My name is Felix, a former Kenyatta University Energy Engineering graduate. I currently work with Skylux Energy Limited in the Sustainable Energy Division. Since completing school…

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