Money-saving energy tips for the home

Money-saving energy tips for the home

Summary: Is your energy bill out of hand? CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos offers tips for cutting costs, as well as power-source alternatives and where to find them.

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        John Tuccillo, chairman of the Green Grid board, describes the new imperatives as the ?harmonization? of ongoing work to help make green management easier for data center operators.
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        organizations agreed to use PUE as a metric in their own energy efficiency measurement, including
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        To that end, PUE is being joined by WUE, which standards for Water Usage Effectiveness, and closely
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