The Energy Star LED Difference
In early 2013, EPA challenged retailers to sell 20 million Energy Star-certified LED lightbulbs by Earth Day 2014. The results are in, and U.S. retailers—with the help of manufacturers and utilities—more than exceeded ...
How many historic preservationists does it take to change a light bulb? Well, a few might consider it, but most won't change a thing. Preservation is the key word here. [continue reading]
When Home Energy first covered the halogen torchiere story ("Bright Prospects for CFL Torchieres," Jan/Feb '97, p. 13), the news was pretty grim. [continue reading]
"Compact fluorescent lamps?" asked a participant in a recent tour through the Energy Efficient Fixtures Lab at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. [continue reading]
Choosing high-quality, efficient lighting for the home just got easier. Energy Star, the joint U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Energy (DOE) voluntary labeling program, has expanded its family of products to include residential light fixtures--both indoor and outdoor, hard-wired and portable. [continue reading]
Many energy auditors have been getting questions from sun-deprived homeowners about tubular skylights. [continue reading]
Did you know that the average shower lasts 7.8 minutes?
Earlier this week, I attended the annual Home Performance Coalition (HPC) Conference & Trade Show in Nashville, Tennessee. (Along with 1,900 other ...