Logan Jacobson began working as a content manager and editor in 2019. She specializes in making technical writing accessible and easy to read for all audiences. Previously, Logan was a technology researcher for E Source. She researched energy-efficient technologies ranging from clothes dryers to dairy barn cooling systems. Her backgrounds in math, physics, and electronics helped her explore how technologies save energy and identify trends in energy-consumption data. She holds a BS from Beloit College, which she credits for her interdisciplinary passion for the art of communicating technical ideas.

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day: E Source and accessibility

Logan Jacobson, Sara Patnaude, Sarah Thompson, Melissa Utomo
May 20, 2021

By making your website accessible, you can reach more customers. But how do you start? In this blog post, we explain a bit of what we do to make our website and content accessible to people with disabilities, people who have a hard time reading, and people whose first language isn't English.

Refrigerating COVID-19 vaccines with ultralow temperature freezers

Spencer Sator, Logan Jacobson
March 1, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines need to be stored in ultralow temperature freezers, which consume a lot of energy. What can utilities do to minimize how much energy these freezers use? In this report we explain the technology, efficient options, equipment cost estimates, and utility programs.

YouTube and the Water-Energy Nexus

Logan Jacobson
March 17, 2017

An amateur chef on YouTube treats water as though it's free, but what does it actually cost? People in the energy industry have trouble justifying measures that would address the water-energy nexus because our society fails to appreciate the true value of water.

Why Energy Utilities Should Care About Water

Logan Jacobson
December 29, 2016

Because of the link between energy and water use, encouraging water efficiency could lead to profound energy savings, but very few energy utilities actively promote water conservation. Luckily, energy utilities can target inefficiencies in specific stages of water use to reduce energy waste.