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Overcooked myths: microwave ovens and home energy use

The roving finger of home energy blame finds another target in today's New York Times. The microwave oven is portrayed as the biggest guzzler of home energy in a confusing table of bar charts and percentages. It's true that newer technologies with always-on or standby functions are increasing the demand for home electricity, but we must remember that these aren't… read more →