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]

Spend a Weekend Weatherizing Your House: You Will Reap the Benefits for Years

Lee Wallender

Spend a Weekend Weatherizing Your House: You Will Reap the Benefits for Years

If you could tackle a few easy tasks that would keep you warm and snug all winter – and save ...

BPI's Home Energy Auditing Standard Published as ANSI Standard

Mike Kandel

BPI's Home Energy Auditing Standard Published as ANSI Standard

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is proud to announce that BPI-1100-T-2014: Home Energy Auditing Standard has been published ...

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