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Managing Plug Loads With Advanced Power Strips

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June 18, 2015

In recent years, the number and diversity of consumer electronics used in homes has grown substantially. Look around you right now—how many devices do you see plugged in? But the convenience and entertainment ... [continue reading]

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The Impact of Refrigerator Standards on U.S. Households

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November 02, 2013

Appliance standards have long been a contentious issue in American culture, but they have become more so recently with the so-called culture wars (Hoffman, 2012). In this article, we explore some of the issues surrounding appliance ... [continue reading]

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Superefficient Clothes Dryers to the Rescue!

Author: Chris Granda
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August 30, 2013

Clothes dryers account for 6% of residential electricity consumption in the United States. Approximately 85% of U.S. households have a clothes dryer, and 6–7 million new dryers are sold every year. Clothes dryers consume as much ... [continue reading]

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Dehumidifiers: A Major Consumer of Residential Electricity

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July 01, 2013

Annual electricity consumption by dehumidifiers can be 1,000 kWh or more, twice as much as an Energy Star refrigerator uses. According to a recent report in Appliance magazine, 19% of U.S. households have at least one ... [continue reading]

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Do Savings Come Out in the Wash?

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January 02, 2012

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Did Cash for Appliances Work?

Author: Scott Case
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March 01, 2011

It’s a huge success? It hasn’t gone anywhere? Actually, it’s a little of both. Fifty states and six territories have launched Cash for Appliances programs since late last year. ... [continue reading]

In Memory of Rob deKieffer

Jim Gunshinan, on behalf of Courtney Moriarta

In Memory of Rob deKieffer

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people ...

The Real Women of Home Performance

Amy Beley

The Real Women of Home Performance

At the ACI National Conference this year, I was remiss that there was no official presence of Women in ...

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