Press Release | December 16, 2010

Congress Likely to Extend, But Modify, Energy Efficiency Tax Incentives for Appliances, New Homes, and Retrofits to Existing Homes

Washington, D.C.The tax package that passed the Senate yesterday and is likely to pass the House of Representatives soon includes extensions and revisions to three existing federal energy efficiency tax incentives: for appliances, a one-year extension; for new homes, coverage for  2010 and 2011; and for home retrofits, one year with modifications.

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Press Release | December 8, 2010

Special ACEEE 30th Anniversary Awards Celebrate Visionaries and Leaders

14 Awards Presented to Those Who Advance Energy Efficiency

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Blog | November 12, 2008

Progress and Setbacks for "30% Solution" at Minneapolis Code Hearing

A campaign by energy efficiency advocates to accomplish a 30 percent energy efficiency improvement to the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) came to a head in September at the final action hearings of the International Code Council (ICC) in Minneapolis. The IECC is the national model energy code that is used by 44 states to set minimum energy efficiency requirements for residential and commercial new construction.

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Press Release | November 11, 2008

Banking on Energy Savings: How to Heat and Save in a Cool Economy

Washington, D.C. — With the downturn in the economy grabbing daily headlines, consumers across the nation are looking for ways to reduce living expenses and save money. While we can’t help with your slumping 401k, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) does have some useful tips to help ease the burden of winter energy bills.

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Press Release | December 5, 2005

ACEEE Helps Consumers Stay Warm, Take the Chill Off High Heating Bills

Washington, D.C. — With headlines full of dire warnings about high heating bills putting the squeeze on pocketbooks this winter, what's a consumer to do? First, take a deep breath and relax—ACEEE offers tips to help consumers save energy this winter and throughout the year. The new Consumer Guide: Condensed Online Version offers advice from ACEEE's popular book, Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings.

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