Dan Krekelberg is an energy efficiency consultant who manages programs supporting public and private sector organizations on compliance with new building standards, renewable energy integration and adoption of new technologies. He is the program manager of Workforce Instruction for Standards and Efficiency (WISE).
With Californians paying some of the highest gasoline prices around, it is no surprise that fuel efficiency ranks as one of the top considerations for purchasing a new vehicle. Miles per gallon or “MPG” is the metric buyers use to estimate how much it will cost to fill up their tank for their daily commute. But transportation isn’t the only major purchase with long-term energy costs: homes have them too.