Articles By Author
stuff

Minnesota Tightens Fiberglass Insulation Standards

Author: Cyril Penn
archive CONTENT
January 01, 1993

Citing recent research confirming that fiberglass insulation loses effectiveness in extremely cold temperatures, Minnesota has adopted a state building code revision which includes a requirement that "all insulation materials must achieve their stated performance at 75deg.F and no less than stated performance at winter design conditions. [continue reading]

stuff

Super-Efficient Refrigerator Finalists

Author: Cyril Penn
archive CONTENT
March 01, 1993

The Super-Efficient Refrigerator Program (SERP), has named Frigidaire Co. and Whirlpool Corp. as the two finalists who will compete in the much publicized $30 million race to manufacture the fridge of the future, a chlorofluorocarbon-free "super-efficient" model. [continue reading]

stuff

IRS To Lose Its Slice of Utility Rebates

Author: Cyril Penn
archive CONTENT
May 01, 1993

Residential utility customers who receive rebates for installing energy-efficient appliances in 1993 will no longer have to share a cut with Uncle Sam because under the newly enacted Federal Energy Policy Act, the rebates aren't taxable. [continue reading]

stuff

Spreading Its Wings: Affordable Comfort VII

Author: Cyril Penn
archive CONTENT
July 01, 1993

Now in it's seventh year, the leading residential energy conservation conference is maturing. Affordable Comfort drew some 900 participants to Philadelphia again this March. [continue reading]

stuff

Whirlpool Wins

Author: Cyril Penn
archive CONTENT
September 01, 1993

Whirlpool Corporation has been named the winner of the much talked about Super Efficient Refrigerator Program (SERP) contest. [continue reading]

stuff

Duct Fixing in America

Author: Cyril Penn
archive CONTENT
September 01, 1993

Ducts and thermal energy distribution systems are the new frontier in energy conservation. Several utilities are just getting started, while others are thinking about launching duct repair programs. [continue reading]

stuff

RESOURCES

Author: Cyril Penn
archive CONTENT
September 01, 1993

Duct Doctoring: Diagnosis and Repair of Duct System Leaks, Sealing Your Home's Ductwork: Critical Steps for Saving Energy and Protecting Your Health, [continue reading]

stuff

Energy Efficiency and the Floods

Author: Cyril Penn
archive CONTENT
November 01, 1993

Massive flooding in the Midwest devastated lives and property this summer, and in September with the winter heating season fast approaching there was much confusion about how the recovery might occur and what role energy-efficiency would play in reconstruction. [continue reading]

Blogs By Author
Email Newsletter

Home Energy E-Newsletter

Sign up for our free monthly
E-Newsletter!

Harness the power of
HOME PERFORMANCE!

Get the Home Energy
e-newsletter

FREE!

SUBSCRIBE

NOW!