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California’s Nonresidential Building Energy Use Disclosure Program Delayed for Buildings under 10,000 Square Feet until July 1, 2016.

Anyone who has ever shopped for major appliances knows about Energy Star. It is the emblem you see on all the new refrigerators, dishwashers, etc. in the showroom, letting you know that that machine has a certain energy efficiency rating. 388 more words

Commercial Buildings

Minto named Green Builder of the Year at EnerQuality awards

Minto has once again been recognized for its leadership in energy-efficient home building, taking three awards at the annual EnerQuality Awards Thursday night in Toronto. 468 more words

Local News

Energy Star Rated...Clothes Dryers!?

Yes you read that right. For the first time Energy Star, an energy efficiency certification program, has certified certain dryers as energy efficient. Energy Star certified dryers use 20% less energy than original models and perform just as well or better. 187 more words

Energy Efficiency

Clothes Dryers Latest Home Appliance to Obtain Energy Star Certification

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.

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Energy Efficiency

Why does the EPA publish false claims about its Medical Office ENERGY STAR model?

To say that someone “lied” is a strong claim.  It asserts that not only is the statement false but the person making it knows that the statement is false. 545 more words

Building Energy

Energy efficiency gamification: chicken fedoras and serious savings


By Mariel Wolfson, ACEEE consultant

How far would you go to win an energy-saving contest? The Hall family of Bellevue, Washington turned off their lights, unplugged all nonessential appliances, brewed their coffee and cooked their meals outside, and used computers at the library instead of at home. 396 more words


Conservation Tip: Go with Energy Star

In the interest of helping our readers reduce energy and water waste, Sustainable Utah will publish weekly conservation tips contributed by the Student Energy Ambassadors… 207 more words