Google.org has tacked on energy-efficiency recommendations to PowerMeter, one of many features planned for its home energy Web application.
The latest feature, accessible from the Take Action button, gives people a way to organize tasks for making a home more efficient. The recommendations are generated based on the type and size of a house as well as some basic electricity usage information.
As people take more steps to reduce energy use, the application generates new recommendations, said Google PowerMeter product manager Ryan Falor in a company blog.
PowerMeter graphs out real-time and historical electricity usage information of a person'… Read more