Evan Mills

Evan Mills is a staff scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

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Common Energy Myths

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June 19, 2006

Following is a list of common myths about energy and energy savings. Sometimes the basic premise of the myth may be correct, but the energy savings are much smaller than people realize. In other cases, the myth may be based on factors that were once true but that have been subsequently resolved through better design or manufacturing of products. In all cases, the bottom line is that you should always think critically when you hear a “tip” on how to save energy - and dig a little deeper to separate the myths from the facts. [continue reading]

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Energy Myths

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June 16, 2011

Energy and energy savings myths get passed around surprisingly rapidly, often with little scrutiny. [continue reading]

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Fixing the Fixtures

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November 01, 1994

With U.S. sales approaching 50 million lamps per year (and 250 million globally), compact fluorescent systems are increasingly popular. However, efforts to promote their use in the residential market have mostly been limited to utility rebate programs for screw-based lamps. [continue reading]

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Energy Myths

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January 01, 2001

Energy and energy savings myths get passed around surprisingly rapidly, often with little scrutiny. [continue reading]

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When Home Energy Pros turned 1, it was galloping. [continue reading]

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