Behavior Change Requires a Human Touch
People across the nation are seeking new ways to save energy, reduce bills, and increase comfort in their homes. Utilities, consumer organizations, and home energy service providers are poised to answer that call, using next-generation ...
Technologically, residential energy conservation is a huge success. Refrigerators are twice as efficient as they were in 1973, furnaces one-third more efficient, and light bulbs four times more efficient. [continue reading]
Detroit Edison turned the prospect of $14 million in unpaid bills into a success story by combining consumer education with energy conservation measures. [continue reading]
Space conditioning is the biggest piece of the residential energy pie, and thermal shell improvement is a homeowner's best opportunity ...
Energy supplies and efficiency in new home construction took an interesting turn when researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) ...