The Energy Star LED Difference

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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 ...

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Downsizing the CFL

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January 01, 1994

A new generation of compact fluorescent lamps has emerged, offering advantages that may translate into tens of millions of new retrofit opportunities. [continue reading]

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Consumers and Compact Fluorescents

Author: Louis Rasky
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November 01, 1993

How do you convince people to abandon "cheap" incandescent light bulbs for compact fluorescents lamps (CFLs) which can cost 12-15 times more and offer the "same" results--light? [continue reading]

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Understanding Power Quality

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November 01, 1993

Power quality is a relatively obscure concept, limited mostly to conversations among utility engineers and physicists, but as electronic appliances take over the home, it may become a residential issue as well. [continue reading]

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Outdoor Lighting Savings

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May 01, 1993

There are many small demonstrations of the appreciable savings to be reaped by replacing incandescents with fluorescents. [continue reading]

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So Many Sockets, So Little Time

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March 01, 1993

This year promises to see product standardization finally lending order to the diverse array of compact fluorescent lamps. [continue reading]

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False Advertising Ceases, Bum Deal Continues

Author: Ted Rieger
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March 01, 1993

Following charges by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and 32 states that General Electric Co. falsely represented its "Energy Choice" incandescent light bulbs to consumers, the lighting product giant has agreed to make specific modifications in the packaging and advertising of the bulbs in order to settle the charges, without conceding violations of any laws or regulations. [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 ...

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