Stop energy vampires from bleeding your home's power (infographic)

Stop energy vampires from bleeding your home's power (infographic)

Anything that uses power, even when it's supposedly turned off, is a vampire that consumes plug load energy.

Oak Ridge Lab working on energy saving refrigerator

Oak Ridge Lab working on energy saving refrigerator

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are designing a refrigerator that could cut energy use by up to 40 percent compared with current models.

Survey: what do consumers really want in home appliances?

Survey: what do consumers really want in home appliances?

With the explosion of smart appliances, a recent survey found that consumers are looking for technology that's purposeful – not impractical.

Graphic: top kitchen design trends for 2015

Graphic: top kitchen design trends for 2015

For the latest in kitchen design trends, check out the research from Pennywell, a designer and fabricator of countertops and worktops in Ireland.

Connected appliances help manage life on the go

Connected appliances help manage life on the go

Now it's easier to be productive with your phone and home appliances as well as crushing candies.

 Electrolux acquires GE Appliances business, will continue brands

Electrolux acquires GE Appliances business, will continue brands

Electrolux will acquire the GE Appliances business for $3.3 billion in a transaction that will see the GE Appliances brand continue in the marketplace.

Tiny house trend leads to tiny kitchen appliances

Tiny house trend leads to tiny kitchen appliances

As the trend of smaller living spaces has taken hold, full-size appliances just don't fit in. GE plans to build a line of micro kitchen appliances, offering a full suite of small gizmos suitable for small homes.

Never open the refrigerator the same way again with door-in-door action

Never open the refrigerator the same way again with door-in-door action

New door-in-door technology lets you grab a cold drink or a snack from the refrigerator without opening the entire refrigerator. LG Electronics has extended its original, award-winning Door-in-Door technology to the side-by-side category with the debut of its newest ENERGY...

Energy efficiency gaining ground in hot appliance trends

Energy efficiency gaining ground in hot appliance trends

Appliance trends may have more staying power than the latest fashion craze, with some like stainless steel appliances, hovering at the top for about 20 years. But two decades of overwhelming popularity doesn't come with a guarantee. Companies such as...

Does it pay to buy new appliances to save money?

Thinking of investing in a new refrigerator, washer and dryer or other home appliance? One item on the pro-and con list is whether it really makes sense to buy energy-efficiency appliances. The Energy Information Administration helps answer the question, "Does...

North Las Vegas company works with NV Energy to recycle old refrigerators

You wouldn't want to work harder when the temperatures are higher and the reward is lower. Your extra refrigerator wouldn't, either. NV Energy in Las Vegas, Nev., is offering a $50 rebate for customers to recycle their second refrigerators, which...

ARCA kicks off appliance recycling program

Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. (ARCA) is part of a program to offer recycling services for the Conserve & Save Refrigerator and Freezer Recycling Program, in southern Minnesota.

Understanding appliance energy use key

When Cleveland Utilities residential customers come face-to-face with the new Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) time-of-use peak period rates in two to three years, understanding what energy users burn the most kilowatt-hours and how much they cost will be a key...

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