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Energy Efficient Appliances

The new rules released by the Department of Energy last week state that manufacturers will have to increase the energy efficiency of most refrigerators by 25 percent starting in 2014. The rules, which DOE is expected to finalize by year’s end, will reduce the energy use of a typical 20 cubic-foot top mount refrigerator to about 390 kilowatt…

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Looking For An Undercounter Refrigerator?

If you are looking for excellent performance from undercounter refrigeration at a great price, look no further than U-Line’s group of Wine Coolers, Beverage Centers, and Refrigerators. My personal favorite is the 1075BEV Undercounter Beverage Center. This unit comes in stainless steel and will hold 16 bottles of wine, 48 bottles of water or beer, and up to…

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Refrigerator Buying Tips

Hello!  It’s Tim again and I’m back with more green tips for you! Today, with the current heat level around here, I thought I’d talk about refrigerators.  After your HVAC system, your fridge uses the most energy of any appliance in your home. When buying a new or replacement fridge, keep these things in mind: Buy an energy star…

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Don’t Forget The Small Stuff

While Abt is normally the place that first comes to mind for large item purchases, such as appliances and televisions, don’t forget that we carry smaller, everyday essentials as well. If you are going on vacation this summer, you may need an extra memory card or battery for your camera so you can capture all of the memories. We…

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Abt Discusses Appliance Rebate Program on ABC7

Monday morning, ABC 7 News visited Abt to discuss the stimulus program for appliances, beginning Friday. Illinois received $12 million for Energy Star qualifying hot water heaters, central air conditioners, furnaces, and appliances. The rebate began for hot water heaters, central air conditioners, and furnaces on January 31st of this year. Half of the stimulus money has already…

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