Chris Calwell

Chris Calwell is the vice president of policy and research at Ecos Consulting in Durango, Colorado.

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Charge! A New Battle Cry for Energy Efficiency

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December 23, 2005

Beware the rarely used, but still plugged-in, cell phone charger! Rechargeable electronic products are consuming more power than one might think, even when the product is disconnected from the charger. [continue reading]

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Laying the Foundation

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May 01, 2003

A combination of unexpected events and prior planning sent the CFL market soaring in 2001. [continue reading]

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Ceiling Fans: Fulfilling the Energy Efficiency Promise

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January 01, 2001

Ceiling fans, and their light kits, can be substantial energy users. Changes in product design and consumer education offer major savings opportunities. [continue reading]

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Editorial: Arthurian Legend Meets Climate Constraints

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July 01, 2006

        On April 28, I attended a remarkable event at the University of California Berkeley campus honoring the energy efficiency achievements and sheer endurance of Dr.Arthur Rosenfeld on the occasion ... [continue reading]

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Getting the Most from Your Fan

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June 16, 2001

Ceiling fans are one of the most popular and generally well regarded of all home energy efficiency features. [continue reading]

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Utility Blitz Boosts Energy Star Torchieres

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September 01, 1998

When Home Energy first covered the halogen torchiere story ("Bright Prospects for CFL Torchieres," Jan/Feb '97, p. 13), the news was pretty grim. [continue reading]

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Customers Turn Out for Torchiere Trade-In

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March 01, 1999

Residents of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, flocked to a local fairground on October 24, 1998, for an opportunity to trade in their old, unsafe torchieres. a [continue reading]

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