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Press Release | January 18, 2005

Midwest Region Hit Hard by Natural Gas Prices: Energy Efficiency Policies Needed New Study Shows Programs Could Save Midwest Consumers Billions of Dollars.


WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to a new study released today by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), investment in a modestly aggressive energy efficiency campaign could produce billions of dollars in annual net cost savings for residential, commercial, and industrial customers in the Midwest.

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Press Release | October 28, 2004

Top 5 "Musts" for Consumers to Cut Winter Heating Bills


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumers can do more than hope for mild weather this winter as they watch heating oil and natural gas prices hit record highs. They can take actions that will reduce their bills and offset soaring energy prices. The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) offers 5 practical steps for consumers to take right now at little or no cost:


  • Change furnace filters. Monthly replacement of furnace filters in forced-air heating systems can save as much as 5% on heating bills.
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Blog Post | October 5, 2004

Tight Energy Markets Make the Case for Efficiency

Over the last two years, leaders in the energy policy and energy-consuming communities have grown increasingly concerned about rising and volatile natural gas and oil prices.

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Blog Post | May 3, 2004

States Strive to Fill the "Efficiency Gap"

With federal leadership faltering, states are showing the way for energy efficiency policy. Congress seems unable to pass a comprehensive energy bill with robust efficiency policies. The Administration is eroding funding support for many core energy efficiency programs. Meanwhile:

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Press Release | February 2, 2004

President's Budget Fuels Natural Gas Crisis


WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) today expressed deep disappointment in the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) funding cuts for energy efficiency. Core efficiency research and development funding, outside of grant programs, fell by $88 million, or 14% compared to the FY 2004 level.

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