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Pinpointing the Energy Hog Appliances in Your Home

Pinpointing the Energy Hog Appliances in Your Home

Which Appliance Is the Energy Hog in Your Home? Resnet, December 28, 2015. Image credit: freestocks.org High utility bills are a major concern for many American households today, and it should come as no surprise that appliances account for a major portion of those bills. But the… ahem… burning question is: which appliance is guilty of

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What’s the Payback Period for Energy-Efficient Appliances?

Should you buy energy-efficient appliances sooner or later? Bankrate, October 18, 2015. Image credit: Chris Smith A new refrigerator, dishwasher, clothes washer, clothes dryer, water heater or other appliance is a major expense. Models that use less energy should cost less to operate than comparable models that aren’t energy-efficient. Tie together the upfront and operating costs,

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DOE Adopts Energy Conservation Standards for Appliances & Equipment

By engaging and reaching consensus among environmental, consumer and industry groups, the Department of Energy (DOE) has made rapid progress during the past several years adopting numerous new energy conservation standards for residential appliances and commercial equipment.

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