Do Savings Come Out in the Wash?
A Large-Scale Study of Residential Laundry Systems
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]
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]
A Large-Scale Study of Residential Laundry Systems [continue reading]
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]
In most U.S. cities, single-family homes make up the single largest source of demand for water. [continue reading]
When was the last time you checked a dryer's vent hose? [continue reading]
Audio equipment and Digital Video Disks (DVDs) must now reduce the watts they use when turned off to receive Energy Star labels. [continue reading]
Did you know that the average shower lasts 7.8 minutes?
Last week I attended the annual Home Performance Coalition (HPC) Conference & Trade Show in Nashville, Tennessee. (Along with 1,900 other people!)