Experiences in an All-LED Home

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Experiences in an All-LED Home

As I reported in a previous article in Home Energy, this all started in August 2010, when we discovered that a rat had eaten gaping holes in the outlet hose of our dishwasher. When all the ...

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Bright Prospects for CFL Torchieres

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January 01, 1997

It seems that everywhere we look these days--homes, apartments, dormitories, offices--people are using halogen torchieres to light up their lives. And what's not to like? [continue reading]

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Shedding Light on Home Lighting Use

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January 01, 1997

Place enough lighting loggers in enough homes for a long enough time and you should get a good idea of how long people leave their lights on. [continue reading]

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Florida House Aglow with Lighting Retrofit

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January 01, 1997

Most lighting studies focus on average lighting energy use or on how much energy can be saved by retrofitting large numbers of homes. However, at the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC), we were interested in finding out how much lighting energy we could save in a single house. [continue reading]

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Bright Prospects for Lighting Retrofits

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September 01, 1995

The replacement of incandescent lighting--particularly hallway fixtures and exit signs that consume electricity 8,760 hours a year in many multifamily buildings--with compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) yields substantial energy savings and should be easy to promote. [continue reading]

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Lighting Makeovers: The Best Is Not Always the Brightest

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November 01, 1994

As new and improved energy-efficient lighting technologies appear on the market, creative choices for designing home lighting have never been greater. [continue reading]

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Steps to Successful Lighting Programs

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November 01, 1994

There is a light at the top of the staircase of opportunity for improved residential lighting, but odds are it's not as bright or efficient as it could be. [continue reading]

 How to Reduce Household Waste and Help the Environment

Erich Lawson

How to Reduce Household Waste and Help the Environment

There is a lot of debate going on about climate change and global warming. The naysayers claim it is a ...

Encouraging Homeowners to Invest in Impact-Rated Windows

Jason Fowler

Encouraging Homeowners to Invest in Impact-Rated Windows

If you work with homeowners who live somewhere inland, one of their top considerations when choosing new windows for their ...

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