16 Jun '11, 2pm

Buying an Appliance? Use Research and Reviews from GreenSpec: How to use the GreenSpec product guide--even if it...

Buying an Appliance? Use Research and Reviews from GreenSpec: How to use the GreenSpec product guide--even if it...

How to use the GreenSpec product guide--even if it doesn't list the product you need. I hate shopping. I'll do the grocery shopping, but when it comes to new appliances, home improvement, clothes--really anything else--I tell the shopper in the household what it is we need and he then spends the hours wading through specs, Consumer Reports, and price comparisons to make the final purchase. Thankfully, he likes that kind of thing. I wanted to talk about our most recent purchase, because it gives a bit of insight into how you might use the GreenSpec product guide even if--particularly if--it doesn't list the specific product you're looking for. And here is where my passion comes into play--assembling research that helps folks evaluate an entire category of "green" products. We needed a new kitchen range hood , as the old one is loud and completely ineffective. We weren't in ...

Full article: http://www.buildinggreen.com/live/index.cfm/2011/6/16/Buy...

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