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.
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.
With new, stricter efficiency standards almost upon us, it's time to think differently about your lights. Here's why you should feel fine.
Everything you need to know about buying a dishwasher, all in one place.
Everything you need to know before you buy your next washer, all in one place.
A comprehensive buying guide to make selecting that stove or oven a more pleasant and worry-free experience.
The Department of Energy says it's boosting enforcement of its energy-efficiency standards because some manufacturers are not fully complying.
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.