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July/August 2014 Letters: July/August 2014

Do Thermostats Now Rule? Household feedback, monitoring, and control devices have always been problematic because of the behavior of users. Meier is correct about smart meters; utilities, state regulators, and privacy advocates have stymied the ...

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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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LETTERS: July/August 1994

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July 01, 1994

Putting Education and Technology Together, Water-Heater Temperature Settings [continue reading]

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Dense-packing Low-density Cellulose?: May/June 1994

Author: John Quimby
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May 01, 1994

Cellulose-blown fiber insulation is now being manufactured in a different, more-efficient manner. Most large manufacturers are employing a new method called "fiberization." [continue reading]

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The Landlord-Tenant Quandary: March/April 1994

Author: Max Sherman
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March 01, 1994

As a residential energy auditor for a western New York utility, and with several hundred audits completed, it has become obvious to me where the greatest energy savings potential exists. [continue reading]

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The Golden Carrot Causes Indigestion: January/February 1994

Author: Andrew Rudin
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January 01, 1994

Net fewer kilowatt-hours marks successful electrical conservation, but efficiency is only part of the electric bottom line. [continue reading]

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LETTERS: November/December 1993

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November 01, 1993

Fax Machine Energy Use, An Expensive Project?, More Insulation Damage, Corrections [continue reading]

How to Make Sure Your Kids Grow Up to Be Energy-Conscious Adults

Kurt Jacobson

How to Make Sure Your Kids Grow Up to Be Energy-Conscious Adults

Do you know that, according to the DOE, the United States uses up energy worth nearly a million dollars every ...

Debunked: 3 Myths About Fiberglass Windows

Paul Kazlov

Debunked: 3 Myths About Fiberglass Windows

The different types of windows homeowners might consider may include wood, vinyl, and fiberglass. Most people think that wood is ...

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