Welcome to Smart Energy Planet!

Thanks for taking the time to visit our site. Decades in the making, Smart Energy Planet is an educational Non Profit organization with the mission of Saving The Planet One House At A Time by promoting sustainable building practices in new construction and in the renovation of both existing residential and commercial properties.

A collation of Green Building organization leaders and industry experts, energy wise activists and ordinary people, we share a common concern for the health and well-being of our families and friends, communities and nations.

The good news is that with rise of new technologies, not to mention incentives an rebates there’s never been a better time to start going Green!  The availability of often inexpensive yet effective alternatives to costly energy waist makes educating the public in regards to their best options the Smart thing to do.

Some important considerations include:

  • Simple steps to weatherstripping doors and windows.
  • Benefits and choices regarding added attic and wall insulation.
  • Energy audits options such as blower door and duct blaster tests to determine leakage.
  • Shell or air sealing your home’s envelope decreasing air conditioning waste.
  • Great alternatives to traditional home heating and cooling such as mini split heat pumps.
  • Energy efficient appliances.
  • Managing plug load from electrical devices
  • Real time electrical usage monitors to identify problem areas.
  • Building science behind treating the whole house as a system.

 

Building A Better Future

Screen Shot 2013-10-24 at 1.10.19 PMPeople are Earth’s greatest resource.  As such it’s our privilege and responsibility to join together and find ways to promote healthy and comfortable, affordable and sustainable lifestyle practices to insure the brightest possible future. SEP provides a forum for those interested in making a difference today for a better tomorrow.

Our board and advisory team include some of the nations leading experts in energy wise residential remodeling.  From award winning conference speakers to successful community organizers, SEP’s a clearing house for some of the most innovative and useful Green Building information and tools available.

Better Together

Screen Shot 2013-10-25 at 2.18.50 PMOur use of resources effects us all.  Thankfully, when we work together even small changes to where and how we live can have a great impact.  From simple steps in weatherizing our homes in an effort to minimize waist to monitoring and regulating usage to maximize cost savings, we can make a world of difference.

SEP features a variety opportunities. Individuals can quickly learn the best way to weatherize  their own property(s) or participate local and community wide projects. We also offer advice and assistance to organizations on various levels, from start up to expansion of expertise and influence.

Efficiency Is A Smart Choice

Screen Shot 2013-10-25 at 2.29.02 PMBuilding and remodeling homes to be healthy and energy efficient not only makes “dollars and sense” but is the right thing to do.

From saving money and resources to creating jobs and revitalizing  neighborhoods, green construction and renovation is as cost effective as it is a great way to insure comfort and quality of life.

  • Some of the many benefits include:
  • Energy and cost savings
  • Healthier indoor air quality
  • Enhanced comfort
  • Increased safety
  • Outside noise reduction
  • Less maintenance
  • Greater resale value
  • Fewer power plants and emission
  • Sustainable for generations

Goals And Objectives

Screen Shot 2013-10-24 at 1.20.45 PMThe current climate, economic as well as environmental, makes this perfect moment to take steps towards energy conservation.  Knowing that “Failing to plan is planning to fail” is a good motivation for taking the time to develop a strategy for change.  Green is a great color on each of us and by combining our talents and resources we can fulfill the loftiest of goals.

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Our objectives include research and develop, evaluation and providing prototypes of energy saving technologies and techniques.  We facilitate entrepreneurial movement toward Green Building and Renovation by offering classes and seminars geared to introduce and demonstrate the profitability and sustainability of energy saving and environmentally friendly remodeling.

Great People And Ideas

Screen Shot 2013-10-24 at 2.44.33 PMSEP is always on the lookout to partner with individuals and organizations in promoting the best new energy wise projects and industry innovations.  If you’ve got a Green Heart or great idea please don’t hesitate to let us know.

Whether you’re an industry expert of just a caring individual concerned about saving money and the environment we’re happy to hear your thoughts and ideas.  Click here for contact information.