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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Promoting compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) as an energy-efficient alternative to incandescent lighting is a challenge that has stumped the efficiency industry for years. [continue reading]
A new generation of compact fluorescent lamps has emerged, offering advantages that may translate into tens of millions of new retrofit opportunities. [continue reading]
How do you convince people to abandon "cheap" incandescent light bulbs for compact fluorescents lamps (CFLs) which can cost 12-15 times more and offer the "same" results--light? [continue reading]
Power quality is a relatively obscure concept, limited mostly to conversations among utility engineers and physicists, but as electronic appliances take over the home, it may become a residential issue as well. [continue reading]
Smart building design and construction professionals know that a building is more than a sum of its parts—it&...
I've had a decades-long love affair with dumb, passive houses. Passive. As in do-nothing. I love the design challenge ...