More stories about Appliances

  • Energy Star Refrigerator from Fagor

    The Torre model features a no-frost technology to keep food fresher longer.

  • Utilities Try Time-of-Day Rates to Curb Costs … and Use?

    Offering rate options benefits the grid and the customer.

  • Heat-Pump Water Heater

    GE Appliances. The GeoSpring hybrid electric heat-pump water heater combines energy-saving heat-pump technology with a traditional electric heating system.

  • Simulating Occupancy

    A combination of appliances and NREL data approximate a homeowner presence in the IBACOS Lab Home.

  • 5 Sustainable Homes That Don’t Skimp on Style

    High-performance living comes in all sorts of packages.

  • Central Vacuum System

    M.D. Manufacturing. The SilentMaster vertical bag-type central vacuum boasts a patented noise-reduction system with total output under 62 decibels.

  • Energy Star Refrigerators

    Thermador. The Energy Star-qualified Freedom collection of refrigerators, freezers, and wine columns has been reengineered for 2012.

  • Central Vacuum System

    H-P Products. The Element central vacuum system’s dual-filtration design incorporates a first-stage cyclonic action to separate most dust and dirt from the air column, followed by a permanent, two-stage filter that never needs replacement to segregate fine dust particles.

  • Central Vacuum System

    Beam. The top-of-line Serenity IQS series comes with a 10-year warranty, a self-cleaning Gore-Tex fabric HEPA filter, optional outside venting, and an anti-microbial bucket to stop microbe growth between emptying.

  • Futura Series Dishwasher

    Miele. The Futura series of dishwashers exceed 2012 Energy Star requirements by 25% for water consumption, making them 35% more efficient than previous generations.