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By Roy Kornbluh Roy Kornbluh at 8:37 AM PST, Tue Nov 24, 2015

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) accounts for almost half of the energy used in a typical U.S. home and about 13 percent of all energy consumed in the nation. Implications of this energy consumption include negative effects on the environment and climate, wasted money from inefficient heating and cooling of buildings as well as lower productivity of office workers because they are too hot or too cold.

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