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.
With new, stricter efficiency standards almost upon us, it's time to think differently about your lights. Here's why you should feel fine.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A weekend hackathon generates Web and mobile apps geared at improving energy and resource efficiency with a heavy dose of social.
The Department of Energy says it's boosting enforcement of its energy-efficiency standards because some manufacturers are not fully complying.
A partnership between the giant Swedish retailer and Lemnis Lighting is designed to bring down the cost of general-purpose LED bulbs.
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.