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Savings and Showers: It's All in the Head

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July 01, 1994

How much energy do low-flow showerheads actually save? To answer this question, Proctor Engineering Group (PEG) and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) metered 243 showerheads as part of a larger evaluation of PG&E's low-flow showerhead rebate program. [continue reading]

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LETTERS: September/October 1994

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September 01, 1994

Of Energy Purists and Pragmatists, Sun Frost Refrigerator Test Conditions, Refrigerator Myths, Leveraging the Landlords, Cellulose Insulation Density, Solar Savings?, Capturing Conservation in Iowa, Software "Solutions"? [continue reading]

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User-Friendly Pressure Diagnostics

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September 01, 1994

Using pressure measurements to find and quantify air leakage in houses has been a hot topic over the past two years. Packed sessions at recent conferences are testimony to the intense interest these techniques are generating in the weatherization community. [continue reading]

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LETTERS: November/December 1994

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November 01, 1994

Consumers Union's Test Methods, The GreenPlug Predicament, The Takeback Controversy, More on CO Poisoning [continue reading]

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RESOURCES

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November 01, 1994

The Lighting Pattern Book for Homes, Specifier Reports, IAEEL Newsletter, Let there Be CFLs, The National Lighting Bureau, Advanced Lighting Guidelines, Lighting Design Lab Newsletter, Lighting Options for Homes, Lighting Regulation in the United States, Getting Real about Lighting, New Research on Consumer Lighting Preferences, Lighting Source Directory [continue reading]

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LETTERS: January/February 1995

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January 01, 1995

More Waterbed Data, Waterbeds Unplugged, Fireplace Questions, Where to Find Efficient Wood Fireplaces? [continue reading]

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LETTERS: March/April 1995

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March 01, 1995

Cheap Electricity III, A Proper Foundation?, Clarifications [continue reading]

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Ventilating Attics to Minimize Icings at Eaves

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March 01, 1995

Icicles and ice dams form at the eaves of some roofs in cold regions. Water that ponds behind ice dams may leak into the building since most steep roofs are configured to shed water, not hold back standing water. [continue reading]

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