Do Savings Come Out in the Wash?
A Large-Scale Study of Residential Laundry Systems
In 2001, I had a chance to visit the headquarters and research laboratories of the Whirlpool Corporation. [continue reading]
How briefly can you monitor refrigerator energy use and still get valid results? Home Energy takes another look at this timely topic. [continue reading]
These underappreciated - but growing - consumers of household energy deserve more attention. [continue reading]
Many European appliance manufacturers are making highly energy-efficient products and phasing out their low-efficiency models. [continue reading]
The California Energy Commission (CEC) published the nation's first appliance efficiency regulations in 1976. The regulations set minimum performance standards for those appliances whose use requires a significant amount of energy on a statewide basis. [continue reading]
Ceiling fans can be an efficient way to cool people down in moderately warm weather. However, while they do create a breeze on the body and lower skin temperature, their motors use electricity inefficiently and also generate heat. [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 ...