The purpose of this blog is to explore ways to reduce energy consumption at home, work and at travel. This will include topics to reduce electricity, natural gas, water, sewer and gasoline. The purpose of this blog is to reduce energy consumption and thus reduce energy dollars spent. The primary purpose of the blog isn't from an environmental angle, however, virtually any reduction in energy consumption has a postive effect on the environment (reduced air and water emissions, etc.) The author has a background in energy efficiency from a background from a career in highly competitive manufacturing environments.