Test Procedures for Dryers

DOE Issues Notice of Public Meeting for Test Procedures for Residential Clothes Dryers The Department of Energy has issued a pre-publication Federal Register notice of public meeting concerning test procedures for residential clothes dryers. (October 16, 2014). Find more information on the rulemaking, including milestones, statutory authority, rulemaking documents, and any other related rulemakings. All […]

The great turn-off question

Draft Guidance for Test Procedures for Clothes Washers, Clothes Dryers, and Dishwashers

Banners (a poem)

Sean Sullivan’s poem about laundry is a true ode to the clothesline

Make a comment to DOE

DOE Issues Notice of Availability and Request for Public Comment on the Framework Document for the Physical Characterization of Grid-Connected Commercial and Residential Buildings End-Use Equipment and Appliances

The Place of Beauty

One of the things that we like to do at Project Laundry List is share great academic work that advances our mission.

Grüß Gott!

Sent on July 22, 2010 (the Feast of Lidane), from Olyphant, PA, and received some time shortly thereafter by me in Concord, NH, is a lovely letter from a woman who calls herself Caroline of Assisi.

America’s most unpopular way of saving energy…is one of Europe’s favorites

By Barry Fischer and Nate Kaufman | July 31, 2013 Last week, we drew upon 2.7 million survey responses in Opower’s energy data storehouse to reveal America’s most popular ways to lower household utility bills in summer. Popularity is, of course, a contest. And while every contest has its winners, it also has its losers. […]

Anne Lawrence: Clothesline Hobbyist and Historian

Among my fondest memories as a young girl are those of my mother and grandmother hanging the wash outdoors on clotheslines, while I had the grown-up job of ‘clothespin handler.’ I loved watching the laundry flapping in the breezes, and I sensed the relaxation and tranquility that seemed to envelop my mother when she finished hanging a load of laundry.

Venice Bienniale: Maldives Clothesline Project

Greg Niemeyer will be working with Project Laundry List in the coming month to produce a project at the Venice Bienniale about what clotheslines will look like after sea levels rise in the Maldives. Stay tuned for more information. We are involving old friend of Project Laundry List, Michael Dorsey of Wesleyan University, and new […]

Back in the saddle

As most of my readers know, in 1995, when I was an undergraduate at Middlebury College, the speaker at a peace symposium that I had organized, Dr. Helen Caldicott, gave a speech. In the company of my high school mentors, Bud and Barbara James, I had heard her speak in Newburyport, MA, in 1993. Both […]