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Storm Windows Save Energy

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July 01, 2000

Although new, high-performance windows are the ideal, simply putting up storm windows in the wintertime can be a very effective alternative. [continue reading]

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Cutting-Edge Blades Slash Fan Energy Use

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July 01, 1999

Ceiling fans can be an efficient way to cool people down in moderately warm weather. However, while they do create a breeze on the body and lower skin temperature, their motors use electricity inefficiently and also generate heat. [continue reading]

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Dangerous Heater Parts Recalled

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July 01, 1999

In 1997, Cadet Manufacturing in Vancouver, Washington, issued a recall notice on some of its electric in-wall heaters. The heaters contain limit switches that have been identified as a fire hazard by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). [continue reading]

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Affordable Comfort Reaches New Heights

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September 01, 1999

The annual Affordable Comfort conference, which took place this spring in Chicago, was an occasion to indulge in information overload and have a bit of fun. [continue reading]

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Gas vs. Electric:An Equal Playing Field at Hand?

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September 01, 1999

The Department of Energy (DOE) is quietly exploring solutions to the site/source energy problem or, more specifically, to the way electricity is compared to other fuels. [continue reading]

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UL Sets Standards for Indoor Air Quality

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November 01, 1999

How do we regulate the amounts of indoor air pollutants that are allowed to build up in the houses we live in? The answer is: We don't. [continue reading]

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European Appliance Efficiency Revs Up

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November 01, 1999

Many European appliance manufacturers are making highly energy-efficient products and phasing out their low-efficiency models. [continue reading]

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Cutting-Edge Blades Slash Fan Energy Use

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July 01, 1999

Ceiling fans can be an efficient way to cool people down in moderately warm weather. [continue reading]

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