Items Tagged with 'energy efficiency'



Refrigerators: A Look at What’s Inside

Polyurethanes are the insulation used inside today’s refrigerators and freezers, and are critical components of other appliances consumers use every day.
September 3, 2013

Refrigerators seem to be one of the least complicated appliances, found in nearly every home. You plug them in, and they keep food and drinks cold.

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Quality & Standards

Home Appliances See New Standards In Sustainability

With the recent advent of voluntary sustainability standards for refrigerators and now clothes washers, the home appliance industry grips itself for even better practices in environmental friendliness, corporate social impact and product performance.
August 7, 2013

As the home appliance industry continues to evolve, it is becoming increasingly cognizant of the need for manufacturing practices that are both socially responsible and environmentally-friendly.

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Fluid Technology

Real-time Super Heat Sensing

A crucial step for optimum HVAC operation.
July 8, 2013

HVAC is known to be a major consumer of energy and along with lighting is responsible for approximately 40% of the total annual global energy consumption.

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Heating Technologies

How a Water Heater and Heat Pump Can Save You Money

A new water heater and heat pump both allow consumers to save water and energy.
April 10, 2013

Now, more than a decade into the 21st century, power still reigns supreme but in a sleeker, slimmer and more energy efficient profile.

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Motors, Fans & Blowers

Reduce HVAC-R Fan, Blower, Compressor Motor HP; Save OEM Cost, Energy Consumption

January 3, 2013

There are many benefits when reducing horse power.

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Despite Massive Spending, Homeowners Not Hitting ‘Magic Number’ for Energy Efficiency

October 16, 2012
A national survey finds Americans aren’t making the right number of improvements to make their homes energy efficient, despite hundreds of millions of dollars spent by utilities and government programs.
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Public Input on Yellow Label Due May 16

April 9, 2012

Don’t miss your chance to comment as the FTC looks to change the yellow label. As reported in February, the Federal Trade Commission is seeking public comment onproposed changes to its Appliance Labeling Rule, which requires energy efficiency labels for major household appliances and other consumer products. 

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2012 ENERGY STAR Recipients Announced

March 6, 2012

 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)has handed out its ENERGY STAR awards for 2012, giving several appliance manufacturers boasting rights for their hard work in the areas of water and energy efficiency. 

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Insulating with Alkaline

March 1, 2012

 Thermal insulation is widely used to improve energy efficiency and safety in cooking appliances, and designers have routinely relied on fiberglass as their material of choice 

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AHAM 2013

The 2013 AHAM show at The Ritz-Carlton in Washington D.C.

6/11/13 1:00 pm EDT

MicroGroove Copper-Tube Coils: Moving Beyond Residential Applications

The International Copper Association is teaming up with Super Radiator Coils to present a new webinar focused on the use of MicroGroove technology in large coils under demanding conditions. Learn from a leading manufacturer of heat exchangers how smaller-diameter copper MicroGroove tubing can be applied to meet the challenges of efficiency, cost, space and weight.


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Read the 2014 April Issue of appliance DESIGN featuring stories on plastics, transactive energy, process selection, thermoplastic elastomers, cooling industries, compressors and other Devices.

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