Make your ordinary appliances smart and your home more efficient–without the need for an expensive retrofit or sensors on every device.
It’s a very simple idea – but it could reduce heating bills by 20%. Radfan, a UK-based start-up, has developed the winning design in the inaugural EarthHack.
College students design a heat pump clothes dryer prototype, which achieved a 59 percent energy savings compared to standard U.S. electric dryers.
Gay marriage, Obamacare, climate change, CFLs…and now ceiling-fan efficiency is in the line of fire for House Republicans.
Two Chicago families talk about what they’ve done with the high-tech gadgets won in ComEd’s solar-power-smart appliance giveaway.
Now you can compare lifetime energy consumption and cost, in addition to sticker price, for your favorite appliances.
Consumers considering the most cost effective appliance should evaluate equipment lifetime, energy costs, appliance performance, and the time value of money.
Consumers often must weigh expected energy savings against the up-front incremental costs of more efficient equipment.
The national MyEnergi Lifestyle Retrofit contest could be your ticket to much lower utility bills and a tiny carbon footprint.
These lighter-than-air lamps feature a high tech fabric that’s completely recyclable.
UNICEF says solar is powering vaccine refrigerators in Haiti, and health officials there are optimistic that the technology will succeed with refinements.