Everyone wants lower energy costs. Understanding how to increase the energy efficiency of your home and appliances is one way to do that. Take our Cost of Energy Appliance quiz to get started. Discover how well you know what it costs to binge watch your favorite TV show and use other appliances — and then how to save. Learn more about ENERGY STAR and other ways to improve your home energy efficiency.
This lesson aims to introduce energy, helps to identify how we use energy, and begins to look closer at what renewable and nonrenewable sources of energy we use in the United States. For each suggested grade band, you’ll see some quick text for reading as well as a worksheet or link to interactive worksheets.
Point-of-sale (POS) systems are the nerve center for profitable retail businesses today. Modern POS systems connect sales data with pricing, inventory and operational data, giving you accurate, real-time information on business performance.
Air fryers are a relatively new technology. Introduced in 2005 for commercial kitchens, they quickly found a consumer market.
Some of your home’s grimiest places are your home appliances. Another often overlooked source of smells and dust are dirty vents.
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Home lighting has important practical and aesthetic applications. We use lighting to brighten our homes at night, to focus attention, for security and to create atmosphere.
It’s uncomfortable dealing with dry air in your house, especially if you live in a region with cold, dry winters. The most common solution for dealing with dry air is a humidifier, which adds moisture to the surrounding air.
Many Americans think of air conditioning during the hottest days of summer as a must. But air conditioners are one of the largest energy users in your house.
In the United States, a lot of change has followed in the wake of the new coronavirus. How people work, shop, travel, go to school — practically every aspect of our lives has been affected.
The coronavirus outbreak in the United States has changed how millions of Americans work, shop, worship, you name it. Certainly, COVID-19 has forced many small businesses to think about transforming to adapt to those new circumstances.