Do Savings Come Out in the Wash?

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Do Savings Come Out in the Wash?

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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]

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Hot Potato

Author: Brian Pon
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November 01, 1993

Gas oven owners may be shocked to discover that their "gas ovens" consume significant amounts of electricity. [continue reading]

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Leaking Electricity

Author: Alan Meier
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November 01, 1993

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]

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Whirlpool Wins

Author: Cyril Penn
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September 01, 1993

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

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From Japan, Warm Buns on A Cold Day

Author: Emily Polsby
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July 01, 1993

What could be cozier on a cold winter's day than a warm, toasty toilet seat? At least that's what Panasonic's Home and Buildings Product division assumed last year when they introduced the IntiMist Personal Hygiene System into the United States. [continue reading]

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What Stays On When You Go Out

Author: Alan Meier
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July 01, 1993

"We were away for a whole month and our utility bill barely dropped." This comment (or some variant) is heard at the end of the summer in millions of American households. [continue reading]

Hands-On Teaching with Tiny Houses in Austin

Mariel Wolfson

Hands-On Teaching with Tiny Houses in Austin

While working on my upcoming article about California's owner-builder movement and its connection to today's tiny homes, I reconnected with ...

How Does Geothermal Cooling Work?

Carl Taylor

How Does Geothermal Cooling Work?

Although the concept of geothermal energy is one that's been around since Ancient Romans were snap-whipping their buddies with towels ...

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