Measure Where All Your Power Is Being Used Part 3
How We Minimized Standby Usage
The California Energy Commission (CEC) published the nation's first appliance efficiency regulations in 1976. The regulations set minimum performance standards for those appliances whose use requires a significant amount of energy on a statewide basis. [continue reading]
Ceiling fans can be an efficient way to cool people down in moderately warm weather. However, while they do create a breeze on the body and lower skin temperature, their motors use electricity inefficiently and also generate heat. [continue reading]
Ceiling fans can be an efficient way to cool people down in moderately warm weather. [continue reading]
Standby power in appliances (also known as leaking electricity) was the topic at a recent workshop sponsored by the International Energy Agency in Paris, France. [continue reading]
In order to estimate the energy consumption of TVs and other video appliances, one needs to know the power consumption of those appliances and the number of hours they are on. [continue reading]
RESNET and the New Buildings Institute have joined forces to promote net zero energy homes and develop an American consensus ...
In 2008, California set a bold new goal for its homebuilders. The California Long Term Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan makes it ...