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Will Duct Repairs Reduce Cooling Load?

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September 01, 1993

Summer air conditioning causes the peak demand for electricity in most parts of the United States. If utilities reduce air conditioning demand, then they can avoid building expensive power plants. [continue reading]

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Affordable Cooling with Window Air Conditioners

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July 01, 1993

While families in southern climates use a considerable amount of energy during the cooling season, conservation programs aimed at reducing air conditioning electricity consumption usually only target homes with central air conditioning, reflecting a general belief that homes with window units can't produce significant savings. [continue reading]

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East Meets West: Gas-Fired Heat Pumps

Author: Nance Matson
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September 01, 1992

As the 1990s unfold, look for a new kind of energy-efficient heating and cooling appliance-a heat pump powered by an internal combustion engine that runs on natural gas. [continue reading]

Energy OutWest 2014

Jim Gunshinan

Energy OutWest 2014

I was at the Energy OutWest Conference several years ago, but a memory still stands out from that event. I ...

Energy Upgrade California—Up Close and Personal Part 2

Jim Gunshinan

Energy Upgrade California—Up Close and Personal Part 2

I am in San Diego for the Energy Out West conference, and I want to write about it, but while ...

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