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Calculate your PC's energy use

Microsoft's free Joulemeter utility gives you a rough estimate of a Windows system's power consumption. Plus: tips for reducing your electronics energy bill.

By April 15, 2014

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It's the end of the light bulb as we know it

With new, stricter efficiency standards almost upon us, it's time to think differently about your lights. Here's why you should feel fine.

By September 20, 2013

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LEDs, EnergyStar drive flat-screen TV efficiency

Driven by consumer demand and tech, TV industry significantly improves efficiency of flat screen TVs this decade, according to a CEA-sponsored analysis. But 3D TVs consume more power.

By February 3, 2011

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Got big power bills? Blame dumb electronics

Household electronics need to be designed to operate like battery-saving mobile devices to keep a lid on climbing energy use from the growing number of connected gadgets in the home.

By May 3, 2012

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The skinny on gadgets' growing energy appetite

Energy use from the menagerie of consumer electronics -- PCs, iPad, DVRs, etc. -- has ballooned, a result of our always-on lifestyle. Better efficiency and powering down can help.

By April 22, 2012

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Philips' pricey LED bulb has impressive specs

Company's L Prize LED bulb, which will go on sale on Earth Day for $50 online and in stores, brings a big jump in efficiency, life, and light quality.

By April 18, 2012

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Cleanweb hackers get busy with energy data

A weekend hackathon generates Web and mobile apps geared at improving energy and resource efficiency with a heavy dose of social.

By January 23, 2012

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Not all EnergyStar goods measure up, report finds

The Department of Energy says it's boosting enforcement of its energy-efficiency standards because some manufacturers are not fully complying.

By October 19, 2009

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Ikea to sell low-cost LED bulbs from Lemnis

A partnership between the giant Swedish retailer and Lemnis Lighting is designed to bring down the cost of general-purpose LED bulbs.

By October 21, 2011

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Philips brings home 'L Prize' with efficient LED lamp

Philips' 60-watt equivalent LED bulb, expected in stores next year, wins the L Prize for the most energy-efficient and long-lasting lighting product.

By August 3, 2011