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European Appliance Efficiency Revs Up

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November 01, 1999

Many European appliance manufacturers are making highly energy-efficient products and phasing out their low-efficiency models. [continue reading]

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Appliance Efficiency--California in the Vanguard Again

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September 01, 1999

The California Energy Commission (CEC) published the nation's first appliance efficiency regulations in 1976. The regulations set minimum performance standards for those appliances whose use requires a significant amount of energy on a statewide basis. [continue reading]

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Cutting-Edge Blades Slash Fan Energy Use

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July 01, 1999

Ceiling fans can be an efficient way to cool people down in moderately warm weather. However, while they do create a breeze on the body and lower skin temperature, their motors use electricity inefficiently and also generate heat. [continue reading]

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Cutting-Edge Blades Slash Fan Energy Use

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July 01, 1999

Ceiling fans can be an efficient way to cool people down in moderately warm weather. [continue reading]

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Leaking Electricity Overseas

Author: Alan Meier
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May 01, 1999

Standby power in appliances (also known as leaking electricity) was the topic at a recent workshop sponsored by the International Energy Agency in Paris, France. [continue reading]

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Video Networks: A Surprising Energy Drain

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May 01, 1999

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]

 Housing Innovation Awards Recognize Leadership in Residential Efficiency

Sam Rashkin

Housing Innovation Awards Recognize Leadership in Residential Efficiency

Today’s housing market is incredibly competitive. Constructing homes that sell and that continue to delight homeowners for years ...

5 Ways to Improve Homeowners' Energy Efficiency Outdoors

Josh Weiss-Roessler

5 Ways to Improve Homeowners' Energy Efficiency Outdoors

When most people think about ways to save energy in their home, their minds first go to insulation. It makes ...

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