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Motors Matter

Author: Jeanne Byrne
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July 01, 2000

These underappreciated - but growing - consumers of household energy deserve more attention. [continue reading]

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Eugene's Energy Outlet

Author: Jeanne Byrne
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September 01, 1994

To help residential and business customers make better energy choices, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and the public utilities of Lane County, Oregon, have established an electricity conservation information center in Eugene. [continue reading]

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Don't Throw that Window Out the Window!

Author: Jeanne Byrne
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November 01, 1994

There are many ways to retrofit a window. Most strategies involve replacing the glass, frame, and sash with double-paned low-E glass, and a new wood or vinyl frame and sash. [continue reading]

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Energy-Efficient Lighting for the Home

Author: Jeanne Byrne
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November 01, 1994

The incandescent light bulb has been the proud symbol of good ideas since the time of Edison. Most of us have used these same pear-shaped "A-lamp" incandescents for as long as we can remember. [continue reading]

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CONSERVATION CLIPS: November/December 1994

Author: Jeanne Byrne
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November 01, 1994

ASTM Addresses Loose-Fill Settling, Build Tight and Ventilate Right, Fuel Switching in Wisconsin, Energy Labels for Doors, Edison Provides Off-Grid PV Service, Building Codes Assistance Project [continue reading]

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Affordable Comfort Heads West

Author: Jeanne Byrne
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January 01, 1995

Bringing the gospel of residential energy efficiency and quality construction to the West Coast, Affordable Comfort Inc. held it's first regional conference in October. [continue reading]

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Defrosting Refrigerator Data

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May 01, 1995

We now have a better idea of the energy use of older refrigerators, thanks to utility programs nationwide that pick up second refrigerators. [continue reading]

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"Fix-a-Flat" for Ducts

Author: Jeanne Byrne
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July 01, 1995

People who seal ducts for a living are used to crawling in tight, dirty spaces, but even the lean and nimble technician will find sections of duct that are simply inaccessible or not worth the effort. A new method developed at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (LBL) is designed to reduce the frustrations of duct sealing, improve sealing capability, and reduce cost, time, and material requirements. [continue reading]

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