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Dryers: Homes’ energy guzzlers just got greener

Dryers: Homes’ energy guzzlers just got greenerNews from Kansas City Star: For the first time in six years, Energy Star certification, a standard seal of approval for energy efficiency, has been expanded to include another major household appliance. Clothes dryers, perhaps the last of the major household appliances to be included in the U.S. Environmental Protection [...]

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Do Energy Star appliances actually save you money?

Do Energy Star appliances actually save you money?News from WTNH: New Haven, CT- (WTNH) The claims of Energy Star labeled appliances are being questioned by Connecticut Consumers and energy experts from across the country. On Energy Star appliances, the bright yellow sticker details for consumers just how much money they can expect to save. A [...]

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Appliance market boosted by NAFTA, energy efficiencies

Appliance market boosted by NAFTA, energy efficienciesNews from Plastics News: Image By: GE Appliances During the past 25 years, GE has cut production at its U.S. Appliance Park in Kentucky, then began investing heavily in new production there as it reshored production. Changing global trade patterns, a maturing market, environmental concerns and innovation were all [...]

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Which home appliances are the biggest energy hogs? Website offers a quick guide

Which home appliances are the biggest energy hogs? Website offers a quick guideNews from The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com: Which uses more watts, a refrigerator or a dishwasher? What about a vacuum cleaner versus a toaster? According to a web page created by the U.S. Department of Energy, a frost-free, 16-cubic-feet refrigerator typically uses 725 watts [...]

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Your dryer is the least energy

Your dryer is the least energyNews from efficient appliance in your home – Fenton Tri County Times: While your washing machine has become more energy efficient in the past 30 years, your dryer’s efficiency and technology has remained largely unchanged since the 1970s.  A typical electric dryer may now consume as much energy per year [...]

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Duke Energy Progress will pay you to recycle your old refrigerator

Duke Energy Progress will pay you to recycle your old refrigeratorNews from The State: RALEIGH — When Mark Hoppe’s kids began leaving the house more and more, there was little need of the 19-year-old refrigerator sitting in the garage, yet it continued to run. Not knowing what to do with it, Hoppe stumbled upon an [...]

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Your clothes dryer is a huge energy waster

Your clothes dryer is a huge energy wasterNews from Grist: All wet By John Upton Shutterstock Buy a new major appliance today and it’ll be a lot more energy efficient than what was on the market 20 or 30 years ago. Unless, that is, you’re buying a dryer. The Natural Resources Defense Council on Thursday put out an issue [...]

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Save energy and money by catching these invisible energy thieves

Save energy and money by catching these invisible energy thievesNews from Chicago Tribune: Today’s consumers are more environmentally conscious than ever before. They understand that making eco-friendly choices not only creates a positive impact on your surroundings, it can also translate into actual savings on monthly energy bills. If you’re looking to reduce your carbon [...]

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Govt mulls ban on energy inefficient home appliances

Govt mulls ban on energy inefficient home appliancesNews from Daily Times: ISLAMABAD: The Council of Common Interests (CCI) may approve the Pakistan Energy Efficiency and Conservation (PPEC) Bill, 2014 in its today’s meeting, under which a ban has been sought on the manufacturing, sale, purchase, import of equipments, appliances like fridges, refrigerators, air conditioners, heaters, [...]

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Beautiful energy efficient appliances available at all price points

Beautiful energy efficient appliances available at all price pointsNews from nwitimes.com: Sleek and practical are the new grand and ornate in the housing market. So when it comes to new appliances, you can find convenience and efficiency in a wide range of appealing new designs for everyone from entry-level buyers to those shopping at the [...]

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