Measure Where All Your Power Is Being Used Part 3

Spotlight Article:

Measure Where All Your Power Is Being Used Part 3

How We Minimized Standby Usage

Keep Reading

FILTER ARTICLES
stuff

NEW STANDARDS BEGIN, BUT WILL REBATES CONTINUE?

Author: John Morrill
archive CONTENT
January 01, 1993

Once the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act put minimum efficiency standards for refrigerators into effect in 1990, some utilities discontinued rebates, figuring the standards raised refrigerator efficiencies so high that paying for further improvements with rebates would not be cost-effective for conserving energy. [continue reading]

stuff

ELIMINATING CFCS WITHOUT REGRETS

archive CONTENT
January 01, 1993

All else being equal, getting rid of ozone-destroying chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) will make refrigerators use more energy, while the federal appliance standards demand improved efficiency. [continue reading]

stuff

LEFTOVERS

Author: Jim Obst
archive CONTENT
January 01, 1993

You are what you refrigerate. Sociologists Bruce Hackett and Loren Lutzenhiser probed the intimate ways people relate to their refrigerators ("Shelf Life: An Inquiry Into What--and who--Can Be Found in Your Refrigerator," May/Jun '87, p. 17). [continue reading]

stuff

WHAT'S WRONG WITH REFRIGERATOR ENERGY RATINGS?

Author: John Proctor
archive CONTENT
January 01, 1993

As refrigerators become more and more efficient, consumers and utility demand-side managers are faced with a number of questions. [continue reading]

stuff

RECYCLING REFRIGERATORS: WHOSE RESPONSIBILITY?

Author: Carol Nelson
archive CONTENT
January 01, 1993

Over the past decade, a number of utilities in the United States and Canada have successfully implemented programs to collect and dismantle old refrigerators, freezers, and air conditioners from their residential customers. [continue reading]

stuff

Performance Versus Projections: Does Your Refrigerator Measure Up?

Author: Alan Meier
archive CONTENT
January 01, 1993

Every new refrigerator is sold with a bright yellow "Energy Guide" label affixed to the door. The label lists the refrigerator's energy consumption (translated confusingly into dollars per year) and compares that unit to other, similar models. [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 ...

Earn BPI CEU credits
HEP
Home Performance with EnergyStar

Harness the power of
HOME PERFORMANCE!

Get the Home Energy
e-newsletter

FREE!

SUBSCRIBE

NOW!