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Press Release | July 2, 2018

New Tools Empower Consumers to Make Smart Product Choices

Washington, DC — Want to buy great, energy-saving products but not sure which ones? To help consumers make energy-smart choices, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and Enervee are partnering to give shoppers new tools. These free resources combine ACEEE’s efficiency expertise with Enervee’s data, analytics, and marketing capabilities to make it easier for consumers to find quality products that reduce their energy bills.

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Blog Post | January 29, 2018

This year's Super Bowl stadium can withstand snow and save energy

All those watching the Super Bowl this weekend, take heart: there’s a good chance the Minneapolis stadium roof won’t collapse — as its predecessor the Metrodome’s did in December 2010.

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Blog Post | January 2, 2018

Our top blog posts to read (or read again) before 2018 kicks into high gear

2017 was a busy year at ACEEE. We released our first scorecard of US utilities, introduced our new Health and Environment Program, made a major foray into visual storytelling, and analyzed a plethora of energy efficiency developments and trends. We’ve chronicled all of this, and more, on our blog throughout the year.

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Blog Post | January 2, 2018

2018 will be a year of seizing opportunities and facing challenges

The past year has been eventful for energy efficiency, bringing progress in some areas and backsliding in others. We have made significant progress and are poised for more, particularly at the state and city levels. Meanwhile, we face substantial challenges at the federal level, and will continue to emphasize defense in 2018, while also working to develop new strategies for progress.

Given 2017, we have reasons to be optimistic about continued progress in energy efficiency:

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Press Release | December 15, 2017

Statement of ACEEE and ASAP on Federal Plans to Put Updates to Appliance Standards on Ice

The US Department of Energy has indefinitely deferred action on 20 appliance energy efficiency standards, based on yesterday’s Fall 2017 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions. By deciding not to honor statutory deadlines for these standards, DOE is jeopardizing billions of dollars in savings for American families and businesses, while also creating uncertainty for manufacturers and markets.              

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Press Release | December 1, 2017
Press Release | October 5, 2017

Statement of Steve Nadel, Executive Director of ACEEE, Marking Energy Efficiency Day

Today is the second annual Energy Efficiency Day, a time to celebrate the incredible benefits of saving energy. Energy efficiency is the cheapest, quickest way to meet our energy needs, lower consumer bills, reduce pollution, and boost community resilience. Plus, it’s an economic engine, supporting at least 2.2 million US jobs in manufacturing, construction, and other fields.

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Blog Post | September 5, 2017

The second Energy Efficiency Day is fast approaching. Here’s what you can do.

Looking to get involved in the second annual Energy Efficiency Day on October 5th? Last year’s first-ever national event was a big success, and we welcome your help in expanding the reach of this year’s event.

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Press Release | August 18, 2017

ACEEE Presents Five 2017 Champion of Energy Efficiency in Industry Awards

Denver, Colorado—From the research world to the private sector, five distinguished experts received the Champions of Energy Efficiency Awards last night from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. The awards, presented at ACEEE’s Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry, recognize leadership and accomplishment in the industrial energy efficiency field. Winners are selected based on demonstrated excellence in industrial leadership, lifetime achievement, research and development, implementation and deployment, or energy policy. The winners for 2017 are:

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