Green (Living) Review

March , 2009 : Sea Gull Lighting , the leading manufacturer of decorative and functional lighting, has been recognized with the ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award for the third consecutive year by the U.S. A charter member of the ENERGY STAR program since 1992, Sea Gull Lighting currently markets more than 500 ENERGY STAR lighting fixtures and ceiling fans. ENERGY STAR was introduced by the U.S. Tags: Sea Gull Lighting ENERGY STAR

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New Green Homes Course and Educational Set Now Available For College Educators

Green (Living) Review

Both the book and the video feature the true story of planning and building their LEED Silver and Energy Star Qualified home that was selected as a LEED For Homes Project Profile by the U.S.

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Dispose of Compact Florescent Bulbs the Right Way

Eco Friendly Daily

Burned Out – Energy Star recommends that consumers check local recycling programs to locate the appropriate disposal means in your own area. And an interesting tidbit of knowledge is the Energy Star qualified bulbs actually have a warranty that they will replace bulbs that do not burn the length that is claimed. But here are more details on procedures given by Energy Star.

EPA Recognizes Panasonic Home & Environment Company With ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award

Green (Living) Review

The EPA has awarded Panasonic Home & Environment Company a 2012 ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of its continued leadership in manufacturing innovative and energy efficient ventilation fans. An ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year in 2011 and 2010, Panasonic Home & Environment Company will be honored with the EPA’s most prestigious award for its long-term commitment to sustainability at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Green Beginnings – Book & Video Review

Green (Living) Review

Green Building Council LEED Silver and Energy Star Qualified home as a venue to teach others about green homes.

Greening a Congregation

Eco Friendly Daily

Smaller changes might include using Energy Star qualified compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) bulbs or streamlining the church newsletter. After an energy audit, Westminster Congregational United Church of Christ in Spokane, Wash. updated their boiler. Millwood Community Presbyterian Church in Millwood, Wash. paid $700 in annual taxes in order to keep their farmers’ market. These are just a couple of examples of churches that are doing their part to be more environmentally friendly.

Selecting the best appliances for energy and water savings

Green Life Smart Life

In addition to considerations for style and performance, all of our appliances (with the exception of our stove because stoves are not rated) are top performing ENERGY STAR appliances. As available appliances for the project will bear the ENERGY STAR label and assist us in maintaining the highest level of energy efficiency throughout the home. A second ENERGY STAR labeled Whirlpool French Door refrigerator, located in the home’s pantry, will also be monitored on the Control4 system.

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De-oink Your Energy-Hogging Electronics!

Green Life Smart Life

According to ENERGY STAR , residential electricity use by consumer electronics products is responsible for approximately 15 percent of household electricity use. (We That’s standby mode, and ENERGY STAR estimates that the average U.S. Second, seek out electronics that have earned the ENERGY STAR to reduce their energy consumption impact.

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