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Energy Efficient Appliance -No modern home could function in the way it does without its appliances. Washing machines, refrigerators and home entertainment systems buzz day and night, down every street, pushing the electricity grid to its limits.

Energy Efficient Boilers -Energy efficient boilers, the need to replace old systems and why old systems are so inefficient, the introduction of wood pellet boilers that use carbon-neutral fuel and solar energy water heaters, both active and passive systems.

Energy Efficient Heaters-Energy efficient heaters, measure to reduce heat loss such as weather-stripping and insulation, space heaters and their advantages and disadvantages and infrared heaters, which heat up an assigned area rather than a whole space.

Energy Efficient Lamps-Lamps used in the home, replacement of bulbs and the best type of blub for a lamp, the dangers of kerosene lamps being used in impoverished areas and comparisons between CFL and LED.

Energy Efficient Light-Solar light, disadvantages of standard incandescent lights compared to efficient CFL and LED and advancements in hybrid solar lighting which provides a full spectrum of light and has proven health benefits.

Energy Efficient Light Bulbs-The invention of the light bulb, the life span of different types of bulb, what type of CFL should replace an incandescent and LED advantages and disadvantages.

Energy Efficient Rebates-Rebates for energy efficient appliances, hybrid cars and solar panel systems, information on rebates per state and the California Solar Initiative.

Energy Efficient Space Heaters-Advantages of heat adjustment with space heaters, the most energy efficient type of space heater, electric resistance heaters, the advantages of insulation to prevent heat loss and home made solar heaters that use beverage cans and black paint.

Energy Efficient Windows-The design of an energy efficient window and the types of gas used in between the panes of glass, the importance of insulating your whole home as well as your windows and making sure the windows meet regulation standards.

Energy Efficient Refrigerators-Energy efficient refrigerators can be found at most appliance stores and come with energy star logos if they qualify by reducing their energy consumption by 20 percent compared to a normal fridge.

Energy Efficient Doors-Energy efficient doors can be found on both the front and rear of the house and could qualify the homeowner for up to $1,500 in a federal tax credit depending on the situation.

Energy Efficient Dryers-Energy efficient dryers aren’t necessarily available with the current technology because of the cost of heating up clothing, but other measures can reduce your need to use a dryer.

Energy Efficient Furnaces-Energy efficient furnaces focus on the annual fuel utility efficiency of between 10 and 15 percent compared to normal furnaces while also requiring efficient blowers.

Energy Efficient Roofing-Energy efficient roofing comes in a wide variety of materials from foams to shingles to metals to ceramics, but all provide a high level insulation from the harsh elements.

Energy Efficient Washer-An Energy Star energy efficient washer must consume at least 30 percent less water and 50 percent less water than a non-qualifying washer meaning more savings over the lifetime of the appliance.

Energy Efficient Air Conditioner-An energy efficient air conditioner will be 10to 14 percent more energy efficient than regular if it has an energy star logo, saving you money over the lifespan of the unit.

Energy Efficient Fireplaces-Energy efficient fireplaces make up a good portion of the industry as long as various portions, the flue and a facade front are in place.

Energy Efficient Portable Heaters-Energy efficient portable heaters come in the flavor of vented heater from the exterior of the building to exhaust noxious gases from the home or living area.

Energy Efficient Insulation-Types of insulation including closed-cell and open-cell foam, the benefits of both kinds and the principles of heat movement.

Energy Efficient Freezers-Tips to make your freezer more energy efficient and the improvements with new energy efficient freezers.

Energy Efficient Dishwashers-New improvements in energy efficient dishwashers such as air-drying and booster heaters, and looking for an energy guide to see how much energy a unit consumes compared to other dishwashers.

Energy Efficient Curtains-The design and cost of energy efficient curtains and the importance of a proper fitting for them.

Energy Efficient Stoves-Electronic ignition reducing energy loss, new convection ovens that circulate air and heat, and solar powered ovens are all ways to create energy efficient stoves.

Energy Efficient Ceiling Fans-About energy efficient ceiling fans’ new aerodynamic blade design, the importance of installing the appropriate sized fan for the room and ceiling fans ability to circulate heat by reversing the motor.

Energy Efficient Siding-About energy efficient siding, high-tech foam design, improvement on standard un-insulated siding and its ability to reduce noise pollution and increase impact resistance.

Energy Efficient Dehumidifiers-About the ranking systems for energy efficient dehumidifiers, tank capacity and energy factors.

Energy Efficient Pool Pumps-Changes you can make to increase efficiency of your pool pump, the advantages of having a timer rather than constant use.

Energy Efficient Commercial Lighting-About types of bulb used in lighting, the most energy efficient variants, and solar powered lighting.

Energy Efficient Chest Freezer-What are the advantages of chest freezer over upright designs? We discuss the importance of having your freezer at 0 Fahrenheit and checking your old chest freezer efficiency with an energy consumption meter.

Energy Efficient Hot Tubs-The importance of a quality well-insulated cover, closed-cell insulation for the hot tub walls and using separate pumps for circulation and jets to improve energy efficiency.