Content about Energy policy

April 18, 2011

Leviton has launched a campaign to encourage homeowners and businesses to evaluate their lighting control needs in order to make the kinds of decision that could make a difference in energy consumption. 

The "Make the Switch" campaign in support of Earth Day 2011 includes the educational campaign "10 Smart Tips for a Greener Home.' Among the tips:

• Dimming lights 25% cuts energy usage by 20% and extends a bulbs life four times longer;

February 7, 2011

A national poll released Tuesday revealed new incentives will be needed to persuade Americans to make energy-efficient improvements to their homes.

Beginning this year, tax incentives that once rewarded Americans for energy-efficient improvements have been slashed. For many Americans, the survey found, those incentives were a prime reason for making such improvements as replacing windows, adding insulation and buying energy-efficient appliances.

January 3, 2011

With the clever initials HELP, a program from the state of Pennsylvania has been launched to help homeowners get loans for home energy efficiency projects.

The Keystone Home Energy Loan Program (HELP) helps qualified Pennsylvania homeowners take advantage of lower-rate, fixed-term loans for whole home energy efficiency projects.  

October 3, 2010

Mooresville, N.C.-based Lowe's is celebrating Energy Awareness Month with an energy-savings tip of the day...

September 13, 2010

After a 21-store trial period in California last year, Lowe’s announced it is launching its...

December 18, 2008

The plan from billionaire Pickens now calls for energy efficiency....

December 8, 2008

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognized “Energy Champion Plants,” including plants operated by CertainTeed,...

September 21, 2008

The Environmental Protection Agency, which runs the Energy Star program, has lashed out at an...

September 21, 2008

When it comes to trusted, on-the-shelf green product branding, there is Energy Star, and then...

June 22, 2008

The vast majority of homeowners, 73 percent, are willing to spend more money on “green”...

May 4, 2008

With the green revolution in full swing, retailers in the home channel realize there’s a...

March 3, 2008

The warehouse home center channel dominates the interior and exterior lighting category, as well as...

February 10, 2008

No surprise here: the warehouse home center channel dominates the interior and exterior lighting category,...

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