The Energy Star LED Difference

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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 ...

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The Drug House--A Remodeling Job to Avoid

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March 01, 1999

Marijuana (Cannabis sativa) is a lucrative cash crop, bringing in up to $6,000/lb on the right streets, and it can easily be grown in an inconspicuous house in an average suburban neighborhood. [continue reading]

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Customers Turn Out for Torchiere Trade-In

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March 01, 1999

Residents of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, flocked to a local fairground on October 24, 1998, for an opportunity to trade in their old, unsafe torchieres. a [continue reading]

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History in a New Light: The House of the Seven Gables Lighting Retrofit

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November 01, 1998

How many historic preservationists does it take to change a light bulb? Well, a few might consider it, but most won't change a thing. Preservation is the key word here. [continue reading]

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Utility Blitz Boosts Energy Star Torchieres

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September 01, 1998

When Home Energy first covered the halogen torchiere story ("Bright Prospects for CFL Torchieres," Jan/Feb '97, p. 13), the news was pretty grim. [continue reading]

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Changing Attitudes on Changing Lamps

Author: Erik Page
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May 01, 1998

"Compact fluorescent lamps?" asked a participant in a recent tour through the Energy Efficient Fixtures Lab at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. [continue reading]

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Protect the Environment with a Flick of the Switch

Author: Lena Nirk
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September 01, 1997

Choosing high-quality, efficient lighting for the home just got easier. Energy Star, the joint U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Energy (DOE) voluntary labeling program, has expanded its family of products to include residential light fixtures--both indoor and outdoor, hard-wired and portable. [continue reading]

Net Zero Energy Buildings: Passive House + Renewables—a new eBook from NAPHN

Macie Melendez

Net Zero Energy Buildings: Passive House + Renewables—a new eBook from NAPHN

Another really hot summer is winding down, with dramatic forest fires capping off a fourth year of drought in the ...

HVAC Contractor Spotlight: Rick Picard

Andy Rodenhiser

HVAC Contractor Spotlight: Rick Picard

Commitment to superior customer service is one of the reasons that Rodenhiser Plumbing, Heating, HVAC and Electric has served the ...

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