Consumers Talk Energy Efficiency

Photo courtesy iStockphoto/Thinkstock According to Whirlpool Corporation, it is unnecessary to pre-rinse dishes when using the dishwasher. By skipping this step, consumers can save up to 20 gallons of water per dishwasher load. A Harris Interactive survey, conducted on behalf of Whirlpool Corporation, recently revealed that consumers want to make a habit out of saving […]

Bulbs to Receive Energy Star Label

Courtesy Jeffrey Hamilton/Digital Vision/Thinkstock Light bulbs carrying the Energy Star label will be 30 percent more energy efficient starting in October 2011. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently updated its standards for light fixtures to qualify for the Energy Star label. To qualify for the Energy Star label, light fixtures will need to increase energy efficiency 30 […]