The Energy Star LED Difference
In early 2013, EPA challenged retailers to sell 20 million Energy Star-certified LED lightbulbs by Earth Day 2014. The results are in, and U.S. retailers—with the help of manufacturers and utilities—more than exceeded ...
Recessed downlights are among the most popular installed lighting fixtures for new and remodeled homes. One study in the northeastern United States found that new homes had an average ... [continue reading]
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Ceiling fans are one of the most popular and generally well regarded of all home energy efficiency features. [continue reading]
As weatherization consultants and trainers, we see many kinds of problems in different homes. A few years ago, we received a call to solve an unusually high bill complaint. ... [continue reading]
Ceiling fans, and their light kits, can be substantial energy users. Changes in product design and consumer education offer major savings opportunities. [continue reading]
Huge changes are happening across a variety of industries that will significantly change the way we live. These include the ...
While working on my upcoming article about California's owner-builder movement and its connection to today's tiny homes, I reconnected with ...