End Product Innovations
Networked Home Appliances
Can CE Cut the Cord?
by Tim Somheil, Editor
The consumer electronics industry reduces size and power consumption, determined to make all media mobile.
End of the Format War
Manufacturing Goes Green
by Yaling Lee, Managing Editor
Appliance OEMs are embracing eco-friendly manufacturing in the form of new production techniques and environmental management systems.
Recycled Plastics Find Second Life
The Next Big Switch
An APPLIANCE Staff Feature
Refrigeration suppliers and OEMs seem well prepared for the 2010 phaseout of R-22 in new equipment—but can they convince commercial users to make the move to more environmentally friendly systems?
Quieting a Workhorse
by Jill Russell, Contributing Editor
Reciprocating compressors get reduced noise and high efficiency levels with the help of a unique new steel muffler.