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Measured Performance of Heat Pump Clothes Dryers

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April 09, 2017

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 ... [continue reading]

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Condensing Dryers

Author: Abe Kruger
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December 22, 2016

Consumers have never had more options when it comes to choosing a clothes dryer. Dryers are now styled like high-end cars and include nearly as many features. They have multiple Temperature and Spin settings as ... [continue reading]

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Superefficient Clothes Dryers to the Rescue!

Author: Chris Granda
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August 30, 2013

Clothes dryers account for 6% of residential electricity consumption in the United States. Approximately 85% of U.S. households have a clothes dryer, and 6–7 million new dryers are sold every year. Clothes dryers consume as much ... [continue reading]

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Do Savings Come Out in the Wash?

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January 02, 2012

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Cold Water Works

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July 01, 2007

Business-minded people eagerly await the latest issue of Fortune magazine, and the more literary among us look forward to reading the latest fiction in the New Yorker or Atlantic Monthly. Here at Home Energy, some ... [continue reading]

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Saving Water Indoors

Author: Peter Mayer
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June 01, 2007

In most U.S. cities, single-family homes make up the single largest source of demand for water. [continue reading]

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Dryer Venting

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November 01, 2003

When was the last time you checked a dryer's vent hose? [continue reading]

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Audio/Visual Goes 1-Watt

Author: Alan Meier
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November 01, 1998

Audio equipment and Digital Video Disks (DVDs) must now reduce the watts they use when turned off to receive Energy Star labels. [continue reading]

RESNET and the New Buildings Institute Enter Partnership to Promote Zero Net Energy Homes and Develop Multifamily Energy Rating Index Standard

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RESNET and the New Buildings Institute Enter Partnership to Promote Zero Net Energy Homes and Develop Multifamily Energy Rating Index Standard

RESNET and the New Buildings Institute have joined forces to promote net zero energy homes and develop an American consensus ...

Leading California's Zero Energy Homebuilding Efforts

Brandon De Young

Leading California's Zero Energy Homebuilding Efforts

In 2008, California set a bold new goal for its homebuilders. The California Long Term Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan makes it ...

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