Measure Where All Your Power Is Being Used Part 3
How We Minimized Standby Usage
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]
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]
Space conditioning is the biggest piece of the residential energy pie, and thermal shell improvement is a homeowner's best opportunity ...
Energy supplies and efficiency in new home construction took an interesting turn when researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) ...