30 Mar '13, 6pm

DID YOU KNOW: About 90% of the #energy used in your washing machine is used to just heat the water! #coldwaterwashing

Author(s): Allyson Schmutter Author(s): Monique O'Grady Article written by Alliance communications assistant John Buarotti. Does money trickle out of your wallet faster than water does from your faucet? In six videos, the Alliance to Save Energy’s Monique O’Grady tells you how to keep money in your wallet, while saving water in your home. Rinse, Flush and Wash Smarter Each video showers you with at least one big tip to be water efficient. These practical solutions encourage you to: Use low-flow fixtures to curb your water use, Fix leaks that could be wasting you hundreds of gallons of water, Cold-water wash to save and keep your clothes bright, Stop flushing your money down the drain with energy-efficient toilets, Install a tankless water heater to provide hot water when you need it, and Use an Energy Star-labeled dishwasher because it uses less water than handwashing. All...

Full article: http://www.ase.org/efficiencynews/take-plunge-water-effic...

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#energy Take Advantage of Home Energy Efficiency Savings This Tax Season

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ase.org 31 Mar '13, 3pm

Energy efficiency is always a good idea for your bottom line and this year you can take advantage of some related tax cred...

Used hard drive repurposed as a cotton candy machine

Used hard drive repurposed as a cotton candy ma...

hackaday.com 30 Mar '13, 3pm

If you’re reading this website, you’re probably someone who likes to take things apart. As such, you probably also have on...

FACT: Hand-washing dishes costs $400 more than ...

ase.org 30 Mar '13, 7pm

Celebrating 35 years with 35 consumer video tips! The Alliance to Save Energy presents information about how water efficie...

Plant Extracts Used For Making Water Soluble Solar Panels

Plant Extracts Used For Making Water Soluble So...

cleantechnica.com 28 Mar '13, 7am

Solar panel manufacturers, specifically those in the developing countries, use some harmful substances like Cadmium and Se...

Executive Assistant | Alliance to Save Energy: ...

ase.org 31 Mar '13, 2am

The Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that advances energy efficiency as a primary driv...

My new post: Distributed energy: Driving the ghosts out of the machine So, so nerdy.

My new post: Distributed energy: Driving the gh...

grist.org 29 Mar '13, 6pm

The folks over at Platts have a feature on distributed energy called “the ghost in the machine .” That title is ironic, fo...

Is it time to bring the experts on water and #energyefficiency together?:

Is it time to bring the experts on water and #e...

aceee.org 29 Mar '13, 4pm

Last week I participated in the U.S. Green Building Council ’s Water Conservation Showcase as part of a panel on tackling ...

New German Subsidy May Spur Development of Solar Process Heat

New German Subsidy May Spur Development of Sola...

renewableenergyworld.com 29 Mar '13, 12pm

Applications in which water and space are heated in family houses are typical uses of solar thermal systems in Germany, fo...

The same #coal plants causing asthma & wrecking our #climate are also polluting our water. (@maryannehitt on @grist)

The same #coal plants causing asthma & wrecking...

grist.org 28 Mar '13, 6pm

Here’s a pretty shocking fact: While many of us know that coal-fired power plants create significant air pollution, it tur...

Official: Ford reduces water use in vehicle ass...

green.autoblog.com 28 Mar '13, 8pm

Ford Cuts Global Water Use 8.5 Percent per Vehicle from 2011 to 2012; Total Usage Down 62 Percent Since 2000 In late 2011,...

Check out: @Ford reduces water use in vehicle a...

green.autoblog.com 28 Mar '13, 9pm

Ford Cuts Global Water Use 8.5 Percent per Vehicle from 2011 to 2012; Total Usage Down 62 Percent Since 2000 In late 2011,...

Cool! @NREL uses warm cooling tower water to co...

buildinggreen.com 26 Mar '13, 8pm

A government facility conducting renewable-energy research will capture and use its new data center’s waste heat. By Erin ...

Did you know that dripping taps can waste up to...

environment-agency.gov.uk 22 Mar '13, 8am

Wash vegetables and fruit in a bowl rather than under a running tap, then use the leftover water for watering house plants...

How #water is used in single-family homes in California:

How #water is used in single-family homes in Ca...

homeenergy.org 22 Mar '13, 6pm

The average leakage rate in the California study homes was 31 gphd. The median rate was 12 gphd. The wide disparity betwee...

For those debating flushing, "our domestic water use accounts for about as much electricity as our refrigerator"

For those debating flushing, "our domestic wate...

greenbuildingadvisor.com 23 Mar '13, 7am

It takes a lot of energy to transport and treat water in this country, and it takes a lot of water to produce the energy w...