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2014-06-26 08:32:10

NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- June 21 officially marked the beginning of what many weather forecasters are projecting to be an unseasonably hot summer. Accordingly, this may lead to consumers feeling the heat of potentially high electricity bills. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, nearly 90 percent of houses in the U.S. are equipped with some form of air conditioning equipment. As weather becomes more unpredictable, consumers may find solace in...

2014-06-03 12:27:27

Xcel Energy's Refrigerator Recycling Program offers cool savings ROSWELL, N.M., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xcel Energy residential electric customers now have an additional reason to take advantage of the popular Refrigerator Recycling Program and cash in on those old, working inefficient refrigerators and freezers. The program, which provides a limited time only rebate of $75 for each eligible refrigerator and/or freezer, is also offering customers the chance to win an ENERGY...

2014-06-02 08:23:18

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A refrigerator designed with the environment in mind by LG Electronics is the first major appliance to earn the "Green Good Housekeeping Seal." LG's Super-Capacity French-Door Refrigerator was granted the coveted emblem after an extensive evaluation of performance and a wide range of environmental criteria by the scientists and engineers at the Good Housekeeping Research Institute....

2014-05-27 12:24:14

Xcel Energy's Refrigerator Recycling Program offers cool spring savings COMMERCE CITY, Colo., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xcel Energy residential electric customers now have an additional reason to take advantage of the popular Refrigerator Recycling Program and cash in on those old, inefficient working refrigerators and freezers. The program, which provides a $50 rebate for each eligible refrigerator and/or freezer, is also offering customers the chance to win one of two Kindle...

2014-05-05 20:25:39

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:World Major Household Appliances Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/appliances/world_major_household_appliances_market.htmlWorld demand to rise 3.8% annually through 2017Global demand for major household appliances is projected to grow 3.8 percent annually through 2017 to 430 million units, improving over gains that were recorded during the 2007-2012 period. A recovery in the...

2014-04-24 12:31:53

Three-Year Project an Experiment in Resource-Efficient Building and Remodeling BENTON HARBOR, Mich., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An energy-inefficient, late 1920's vintage bungalow in West Lafayette, Ind., will become a living laboratory for appliance and resource efficiency research thanks to a combined effort by the Whirlpool Corporation and Purdue University. As part of corporate commitments to sustainability and advancements in the home building and remodeling industries,...

2014-02-10 20:22:54

Award Cites Haier's 'Bold Approach' to Employee Self-Organization QINGDAO, China, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Haier, the world's leading home appliance provider, has been recognized by Fast Company as one of world's most innovative companies, and one of China's ten leading innovative companies. In its recently published 2014 rankings, which track leadership in innovation, Fast Company highlighted Haier's "bold approach to innovating" through allowing employees to self-organize....

2014-02-07 23:20:27

MarketReportsOnline.com offers "Chinese Home Appliance Industry and Market, December 2013" report to its research store. It has white goods shipment volume & sales for first to third quarter of 2013. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 As the impact resulted from the termination of China's subsidy policy for energy-saving appliances receded, sales of Chinese white goods has regained steam. The booming real estate market and the need to decorate homes, together with...

2014-01-08 08:32:45

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The four-day International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) kicked off in Las Vegas on January 7, with new high-tech products and technologies that attracted the interest and attention of the users from around the world. Haier smart appliances came in to focus in this exhibition for becoming the only appliance enterprise that passed Apple's official MFi authorization and certification tests globally. It is reported that Haier is the first...


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