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What Are The Energy Efficient Refrigerators? How They Help To Save The Energy?

The major chunk of the electricity bills are covered by the primary long term appliances in the house including refrigerators, dishwashers and washing machine etc. These are those appliances that consume most of the energy and are used on a frequent basis. Refrigerators in particular are operated constantly apart from the time when the entire house goes for a vacation. In some cases the refrigerator still operates in absence in order to prevent the food from rotting. In the case of those…

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Added by Jennifer Buttler on January 14, 2015 at 6:52am — No Comments

The “Passive House:” Finally a Reality

In years past, the idea of the “passive house” was only a dream. In concept form, the passive house was one that minimized energy losses and operated at maximum energy efficiency. The result would be a home with little to no monthly energy expenses and a fraction of the environmental impact of most homes. Amazingly, the passive house is no longer just a dream; in fact, it’s become a reality. Several companies are able to build passive homes for everyday consumers, creating a huge shift in…

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Added by Jeff Wendland on April 9, 2012 at 6:45am — 3 Comments

Energy Efficient Appliances - Add Appeal To Your Home Listing

If you can afford it, go for an Energy Star rated appliance. You'll save in energy costs in the long run and if you ever decide to sell your home, it may have greater appeal.



Energy efficient appliances are of great interest to home buyers. First and foremost, these appliances save energy, which translates into lower utility bills.



Additionally, eco-friendly buyers appreciate the efforts made by the seller.

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Added by Tampa Real Estate on May 5, 2011 at 2:41pm — 1 Comment

New Energy Star requirements for Cool Roof coatings

I was forwarded an email that originated from the Energy Star Heat Island group.  This was something I was not aware of.  I have changed the font to red for the main point of my own comments below the quoted part of the email.

 

"This call will provide an overview of the revised requirements for ENERGY STAR labeling of roofing products. The focus will be on the certification and verification processes. Beginning January 2011, labeling requires third- party…

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Added by Hal Skinner on April 6, 2011 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

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