Industrial Technology, Refrigeration

A Guide to Purchasing an Energy-Efficient Refrigerator

14 Dec , 2017  


Guide to Energy-Efficient Refrigerators Constellation, 2017 The refrigerator is one of your home’s hardest working appliances, typically making up 13.7 percent of a home’s energy usage, according to the Department of Energy. In other words, owning energy-efficient refrigerators makes good financial sense! The question, though, is which energy-efficient refrigerator model should you choose? What are the […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Customers Discover Energy-Efficient Products on the PG&E Marketplace

24 Apr , 2017  

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PG&E launches online market for energy efficient products Electric Light & Power, April 24, 2017 Pacific Gas and Electric Co. launched the updated PG&E Marketplace with a new user interface and design. PG&E Marketplace is a website for customers to find energy-saving appliances and consumer electronics. The site allows customers to discover energy-efficient products and […]

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Building Technology, Plug Loads

What’s the Payback Period for Energy-Efficient Appliances?

22 Oct , 2015  


Should you buy energy-efficient appliances sooner or later? Bankrate, October 18, 2015. Image credit: Chris Smith A new refrigerator, dishwasher, clothes washer, clothes dryer, water heater or other appliance is a major expense. Models that use less energy should cost less to operate than comparable models that aren’t energy-efficient. Tie together the upfront and operating costs, […]

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