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energy star

  • Time Is Running Out For Energy Tax Credit

    Need a new furnace? Now is definitely the time to buy. An energy tax credit that gives a credit worth up to $1,500 for upgrading to an energy-efficient furnace expires on…

  • Tips To Put Your Fridge-Buying Fears On Ice

    Searching for the perfect refrigerator is a bit like a quest for the holy grail. What brand? How large? Do you want a fridge and freezer side-by-side, or do you prefer…

  • Do Sustainable Kitchens Have To Be Small?

    Contemporary design is hot, no doubt about it. And many modern designs are slim, subtle and sustainable. But when I looked at this award-winning design from Kristin Laass and Norman Ebelt,…

  • Recycle Your Fridge, Get Cash

    When it comes to all the government rebates out there, I have trouble understanding how to cash in on everything. I totally missed out on the “cash for clunkers” concept, but…

  • Lawmakers Push Green Tax Holiday

    Missouri governor Matt Blunt pitched a green tax holiday this week during a speech in mid-Missouri. The exemption period would allow consumers to purchase Energy Star designated appliances without paying sales…