Reducing Refrigerator Power During Peak Hours
Refrigerators consume about 14% of the total energy in the average U.S. household. While this may not be a very large figure, it is large enough that if most homes could cycle off their refrigerators ...
Refrigerators consume about 14% of the total energy in the average U.S. household. While this may not be a very large figure, it is large enough that if most homes could cycle off their refrigerators ... [continue reading]
Recent cases reveal that the efficiency of a product is sometimes less than meets the eye. In 2006, Consumer Reports tested the LG Energy Star bottom freezer refrigerator, the LG LRFC25750, and discovered that it won&... [continue reading]
Tackling the defrost cycle dilemma makes metering a practical tool to use when choosing which refrigerators to replace. [continue reading]
Can you spot an inefficient refrigerator by its color or its age? Tests reveal which rules a program administrator can depend on. [continue reading]
Many people haven't a clue how much energy their refrigerator or freezer is using every hour of every day of every year. Here is a little help. [continue reading]
If you have an older refrigerator - particularly one that is more than ten years old - it may be a good idea to recycle your old refrigerator and replace it with a new refrigerator that complies with current energy efficiency standards. [continue reading]
Here are seven rules of thumb that can keep your purchase of a replacement refrigerator from becoming a continuing drain on your pocketbook: [continue reading]
In 2001, I had a chance to visit the headquarters and research laboratories of the Whirlpool Corporation. [continue reading]
As energy auditors and raters went about their business of testing homes, performing energy audits and HVAC system inspections, they ...
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s national Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Program (HPwES) released the draft&...