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If a Spare Fridge Is Running, Edison Wants to Catch It

Author: Ted Rieger
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January 01, 1995

In what's believed to be the largest program of its kind, Southern California Edison has caught and stopped 47,000 running refrigerators as of October 1994. [continue reading]

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Annals of Energy Auditing: The Case of the Refrigerator with Rounded Corners

Author: Alan Meier
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January 01, 1995

My telephone doesn't ring that often. Face it, people just don't need the services of an expert on energy use of refrigerators every day or every week, for that matter. [continue reading]

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Energy Star Insomniacs

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September 01, 1994

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced the Energy Star program last year in an effort to encourage computer manufacturers to add energy-saving features to their products. [continue reading]

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Waterbed Heating: Uncovering Energy Savings in the Bedroom

Author: Ted Rieger
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September 01, 1994

The crest of the wave of waterbed sales may have passed, but energy consumption by waterbed heaters still accounts for a significant portion of energy costs in some households, in some cases for consumers who can least afford this ongoing cost. [continue reading]

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Do Refrigerator Thermostat 'Setups' Save Energy?

Author: Alan Meier
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May 01, 1994

In its February 1994 issue, Consumer Reports described tests performed on a collection of upscale refrigerators. One feature tested was energy use. [continue reading]

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Life in the Independent Testing Lab

Author: Jim Clark
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March 01, 1994

As manufacturers race to bring new energy saving products to the market, the demand for accurate, non-biased reports of product performance is growing rapidly. [continue reading]

Encouraging Homeowners to Invest in Impact-Rated Windows

Jason Fowler

Encouraging Homeowners to Invest in Impact-Rated Windows

If you work with homeowners who live somewhere inland, one of their top considerations when choosing new windows for their ...

Lessons from Energy Efficiency Advisors: Getting Homeowners Onboard with Home Performance

Scott Mellberg

Lessons from Energy Efficiency Advisors: Getting Homeowners Onboard with Home Performance

Homeowners are often aware of the different problems they experience in their homes: uncomfortable rooms, high utility bills, poor indoor ...

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