Energy Star Home Advisor Can Help Homeowners Increase Energy Efficiency and Save Money
December 19, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the launch of its Energy Star Home Advisor, an online tool designed to help Americans save energy and money by improving the energy efficiency of their homes through recommended, customized and prioritized home-improvement projects.
Buildings in Boston, Chicago, Fayetteville, Ark., New York, Seattle, and Washington, D.C., Honored
November 28, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the first existing multifamily housing properties to earn the new Energy Star multifamily certification for superior energy performance. EPA recognized 17 apartment and condo buildings across the country.
This Year’s Competitors Saved More Than $20 Million
April 28, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Claiborne Elementary School, Baton Rouge, La., has won the annual Energy Star National Building Competition. EPA said teams from more than 3,000 buildings competed. Claiborne Elementary School won by cutting its energy use nearly in half.
Ice equipment and refrigerant canisters are a couple of the latest developments in refrigeration. Follett 7 Series ice-only dispensers are now Energy Star-qualified. DuPont Refrigerants has introduced a new technology to its Dispos-A-Can® containers.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published what it described as “The Final Draft Version 3.0” which deals with product specifications for Energy Star-qualified commercial refrigerators and freezers. The standards will take effect Oct. 1, 2014.
Homeowners choosing to purchase these highly efficient furnaces will reap the benefits of lower energy bills, while contractors will appreciate the many features that make them easier to install and service.
Fourth Annual Competition Includes More Than 3,000 Buildings
August 23, 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has launched the 2013 Energy Star National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings. Teams from more than 3,000 buildings across the country are competing to see who can most reduce their buildings’ energy use.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has revised its Energy Star requirements for residential refrigerators and freezers. The updated requirements raise the bar for energy efficiency in these products and, for the first time, encourage manufacturers to include optional connected features.