Have you seen this label yet?
This year the Environmental Protection Agency is rolling out a new classification of Energy Star called “Most Efficient”. Energy Star is a collaborative program between the EPA and U.S. Department of Energy. The program has been criticized because it operates on good-faith with manufacturers. Essentially the manufacturers perform all of the testing to qualify a product as energy star and then submit the test to the rating agency for approval. No independent testing required.
The new classification of “Most Efficient”, will change all of that. Phase 1 of the new testing process will require… Read More
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How much do you need to spend for an electric range that quickly brings water to a boil and simmers sauces superbly while its large oven turns out… Read More
Are our household appliances getting too complicated, wonders Tom Meltzer of The Guardian. “The modern washing machine has a dozen or more cycles that no one has ever used. The… Read More
They say baseball is a game of inches. So too is kitchen remodeling, another activity that heats up in the spring. The inches matter most if you're forced… Read More
Renowned architect, Mies van der Rohe celebrated the color white in his now infamous Farnsworth House. Considered… Read More
The time of year has come once again where we face New Year's Resolutions and many of us vow to make smarter eating and Read More
Juicing is a hot trend among nutrition advocates. It's often looked on as an easy way to get more fruit, vegetables and fiber into your diet… Read More
The modern washing machine has a dozen or more cycles that no one has ever used. The "baby cycle", for example, aimed, presumably, at parents too lazy to wash… Read More
Crowded kitchens create interesting conundrums. Finding the perfect balance between essential devices and cosmetic touches can be tricky and relies upon a certain hierarchy unique to kitchen appliances and… Read More
Saving energy can be as easy as turning off the tap while brushing your teeth or as hardcore as fitting your entire roof with solar panels. Two Florida agencies are… Read More
As part of the effort to help with the recovery from Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey is offering increased rebates to replace storm-damaged equipment… Read More
aier's WC200GS wine chiller was chosen as a "Best Buy" and ranked second among under counter units by a leading consumer publication.… Read More