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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November 01, 1994

The Lighting Pattern Book for Homes, Specifier Reports, IAEEL Newsletter, Let there Be CFLs, The National Lighting Bureau, Advanced Lighting Guidelines, Lighting Design Lab Newsletter, Lighting Options for Homes, Lighting Regulation in the United States, Getting Real about Lighting, New Research on Consumer Lighting Preferences, Lighting Source Directory [continue reading]

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Second-Generation Rebates: Manufacturer Buy-Downs

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March 01, 1994

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]

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Downsizing the CFL

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January 01, 1994

A new generation of compact fluorescent lamps has emerged, offering advantages that may translate into tens of millions of new retrofit opportunities. [continue reading]

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Consumers and Compact Fluorescents

Author: Louis Rasky
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November 01, 1993

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]

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Understanding Power Quality

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November 01, 1993

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]

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Outdoor Lighting Savings

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May 01, 1993

There are many small demonstrations of the appreciable savings to be reaped by replacing incandescents with fluorescents. [continue reading]

Hands-On Teaching with Tiny Houses in Austin

Mariel Wolfson

Hands-On Teaching with Tiny Houses in Austin

While working on my upcoming article about California's owner-builder movement and its connection to today's tiny homes, I reconnected with ...

How Does Geothermal Cooling Work?

Carl Taylor

How Does Geothermal Cooling Work?

Although the concept of geothermal energy is one that's been around since Ancient Romans were snap-whipping their buddies with towels ...

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