Do Savings Come Out in the Wash?
A Large-Scale Study of Residential Laundry Systems
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]
In its February 1994 issue, Consumer Reports described tests performed on a collection of upscale refrigerators. One feature tested was energy use. [continue reading]
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]
Gas oven owners may be shocked to discover that their "gas ovens" consume significant amounts of electricity. [continue reading]
Many appliances leak electricity. That TV, VCR, or stereo (to name just a few items) continues to draw small amounts of electricity even when providing no service and switched off. [continue reading]
Representatives David McKinley (R-WV) and Peter Welch (D-VT) re-introduced the Home Owners Managing Energy Savings (HOMES) Act, H.R. 2127, yesterday ...
When Steve Mann (of Home Energy Services) asks you to come along for the first blower door testing in a ...