October 18, 2016
Wouldn’t it be great if the federal government had a program that advised consumers on what appliances and other energy-using products had surpassed minimum energy-efficiency standards without sacrificing performance? It just so happens that such a program has been operating in the U.S. for nearly 25 years. Run by the U.S. Department of Energy and …
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January 29, 2013
When you’re shopping for HVAC equipment for your Florida home, looking for the Energy Star logo is a smart idea. These energy-efficient products cost less to operate than others, with no reduction in performance. These days, though, as many as 35 percent of products in some categories meet Energy Star qualifications. That makes it hard …
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June 28, 2012
When the time comes to replace your air conditioning system, look for the Energy Star label; it’s your assurance that the product you’re considering is energy efficient and environmentally friendly.
January 26, 2012
Have you ever wondered just how energy efficient your home is? You can use Energy Star’s Home Energy Yardstick to determine how well your home performs, and what you can do to raise that score — and save energy and money.