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IRS Nips at Utility Rebates

Author: Jim Hammett
November 01, 1994

Two Congressional resolutions would allow utilities to deduct the cost of energy conservation services in the year the costs are incurred. [continue reading]

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Steps to Successful Lighting Programs

November 01, 1994

There is a light at the top of the staircase of opportunity for improved residential lighting, but odds are it's not as bright or efficient as it could be. [continue reading]

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How to Keep 'Em Down Home in the Socket

November 01, 1994

Compact fluorescent lighting technology has changed radically in the past three years. The lights have gotten smaller, the light quality has improved, and the variety of sizes and shapes has increased. [continue reading]

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Putting Energy-Efficient Lighting in Its Place

Author: Emily Polsby
November 01, 1994

Since the early 1980s, many utility companies have been puzzling over the paradox of consumers' attitudes towards the compact fluorescent lamp. [continue reading]

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Targeting Residential Conservation Measures

September 01, 1994

Space cooling is a major contributor to electric utility peak loads in the Southwest. [continue reading]

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Waterbed Heating: Uncovering Energy Savings in the Bedroom

Author: Ted Rieger
September 01, 1994

The crest of the wave of waterbed sales may have passed, but energy consumption by waterbed heaters still accounts for a significant portion of energy costs in some households, in some cases for consumers who can least afford this ongoing cost. [continue reading]

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A Journey through the Gray Literature

July 01, 1994

The energy efficiency business suffers from a critical shortage of reliable, unbiased technical data on new products and techniques. [continue reading]

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Savings and Showers: It's All in the Head

July 01, 1994

How much energy do low-flow showerheads actually save? To answer this question, Proctor Engineering Group (PEG) and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) metered 243 showerheads as part of a larger evaluation of PG&E's low-flow showerhead rebate program. [continue reading]

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