Measured Performance of Heat Pump Clothes Dryers

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Measured Performance of Heat Pump Clothes Dryers

The DOE Building America team—Partnership for Improved Residential Construction—collaborated with Florida Power & Light from 2012 to 2015 to conduct a phased residential energy efficiency retrofit program to determine whether installing advanced residential ...

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Is Buying a New Refrigerator a Good Investment?

January 01, 2001

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]

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Tips to Keep in Mind When Purchasing a Refrigerator

January 01, 2001

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]

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Identifying Refrigerators to Recycle Early: Replacing Your Refrigerator

January 01, 2001

In 2001, I had a chance to visit the headquarters and research laboratories of the Whirlpool Corporation. [continue reading]

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Refrigerator Monitoring, A Sequel

Author: Larry Kinney
September 01, 2000

How briefly can you monitor refrigerator energy use and still get valid results? Home Energy takes another look at this timely topic. [continue reading]

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Motors Matter

Author: Jeanne Byrne
July 01, 2000

These underappreciated - but growing - consumers of household energy deserve more attention. [continue reading]

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European Appliance Efficiency Revs Up

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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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

Energy efficiency is good for the economy, good for families, good for workers, and good for the environment.

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