Measure Where All Your Power Is Being Used Part 3

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Energy Star Insomniacs

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September 01, 1994

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced the Energy Star program last year in an effort to encourage computer manufacturers to add energy-saving features to their products. [continue reading]

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Waterbed Heating: Uncovering Energy Savings in the Bedroom

Author: Ted Rieger
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September 01, 1994

The crest of the wave of waterbed sales may have passed, but energy consumption by waterbed heaters still accounts for a significant portion of energy costs in some households, in some cases for consumers who can least afford this ongoing cost. [continue reading]

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Do Refrigerator Thermostat 'Setups' Save Energy?

Author: Alan Meier
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May 01, 1994

In its February 1994 issue, Consumer Reports described tests performed on a collection of upscale refrigerators. One feature tested was energy use. [continue reading]

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Life in the Independent Testing Lab

Author: Jim Clark
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March 01, 1994

As manufacturers race to bring new energy saving products to the market, the demand for accurate, non-biased reports of product performance is growing rapidly. [continue reading]

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Hot Potato

Author: Brian Pon
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November 01, 1993

Gas oven owners may be shocked to discover that their "gas ovens" consume significant amounts of electricity. [continue reading]

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Leaking Electricity

Author: Alan Meier
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November 01, 1993

Many appliances leak electricity. That TV, VCR, or stereo (to name just a few items) continues to draw small amounts of electricity even when providing no service and switched off. [continue reading]

Electric Vehicles Can Benefit All Utility Customers

Luke Tonachel

Electric Vehicles Can Benefit All Utility Customers

Despite the Trump administration’s apparent affection for the fossil fuels industry, individual states are looking at the numbers ...

Preliminary Energy Savings Announced for ASHRAE/IES 2016 Energy Standard

Jodi Scott

Preliminary Energy Savings Announced for ASHRAE/IES 2016 Energy Standard

More than 30 percent energy savings can be achieved using the 2016 version of Standard 90.1, according to recent analysis conducted by Pacific ...

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