Editorial: Elder Star

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Editorial: Elder Star

All of us have elderly relatives or friends, but have you ever considered their energy consumption patterns? On the surface, those patterns may look little different from your own, but in fact the aging population ...

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Why Houses Work - or Don't

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January 01, 2001

With newer and smarter technological marvels hitting the marketplace daily, it seems reasonable to expect that something as basic as a house should do what it is intended to do. [continue reading]

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The Key to Unlocking Residential Energy Efficiency

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January 01, 2001

If you were shopping for a home and found one that was well-built, comfortable, had lower-than-average monthly energy costs, and required no additional income to pay for it, would you stop shopping? [continue reading]

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Is Buying a New Refrigerator a Good Investment?

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January 01, 2001

If you have an older refrigerator - particularly one that is more than ten years old - it may be a good idea to recycle your old refrigerator and replace it with a new refrigerator that complies with current energy efficiency standards. [continue reading]

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Energy Myths

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January 01, 2001

Energy and energy savings myths get passed around surprisingly rapidly, often with little scrutiny. [continue reading]

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Tips to Keep in Mind When Purchasing a Refrigerator

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January 01, 2001

Here are seven rules of thumb that can keep your purchase of a replacement refrigerator from becoming a continuing drain on your pocketbook: [continue reading]

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Identifying Refrigerators to Recycle Early: Replacing Your Refrigerator

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January 01, 2001

In 2001, I had a chance to visit the headquarters and research laboratories of the Whirlpool Corporation. [continue reading]

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Energy Data Gains Traction in Real Estate Listings

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Today, Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) revealed a $33 billion market opportunity in the U.S. for new net-zero energy (NZE) homes ...

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