Connected Devices for Home Performance
There’s a movement afoot in the home performance industry, and it’s being driven by a combination of technology, business, and culture. Finally, after years of working on all the separate pieces ...
In order to estimate the energy consumption of TVs and other video appliances, one needs to know the power consumption of those appliances and the number of hours they are on. [continue reading]
Last December, after meeting with representatives of the federal Energy Star program, major TV and VCR manufacturers agreed to substantially reduce the energy their new models use when they are "off." [continue reading]
Electronics manufacturers have been producing an increasing number of products, such as TVs, VCRs, and compact audio systems, that do not have a true off switch. [continue reading]
The term "off" can be a relative one. Over the past few years, there have been several scientific studies showing power is used by appliances that are turned "off." [continue reading]
You probably never considered the power consumption of those Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupter outlets (fondly known as GFCIs) in bathrooms, kitchens, ...
The Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) and Pearl Certification are now collaborating to ensure that the Home Energy Rating System (...