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Blog | January 08, 2018 - 3:50 pm

Energy efficiency can help address childhood asthma (second part of video series)

In a new three-part video series, ACEEE explores how energy efficiency can improve people’s health. We hear the stories of homeowners in three states. Our ...

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Blog | July 11, 2017 - 2:02 pm

Utility programs can help low-income customers keep the lights on, but some do better than others

As households ramp up air conditioners to stay cool this summer, many will find themselves with higher energy bills. Paying these bills will be...
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Blog | July 11, 2017 - 12:02 pm

Don’t drop low-hanging fruit of truck fuel efficiency

A key element of the “Phase 2” heavy-duty vehicle fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions standards adopted last fall was the program’s...
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Blog | June 28, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Heading to college? Shrink Your Dorm Print will help students make a statement

An annual rite of passage is fast approaching. Parents, some wistful and others elated, will drop their kids off at college for the first time. To...
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Blog | June 20, 2017 - 4:19 pm

Clean tax cuts: a new idea with conservative roots

Congress is likely to tackle federal tax reform in 2017 and may consider new ideas. One proposal it should seriously consider is clean tax cuts—the...
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Blog | June 15, 2017 - 9:50 am

Budget ax threatens manufacturing program that puts America first

For all the talk that comes out of Washington, DC, about the importance of American manufacturing, the government does strikingly little about it....
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Blog | June 13, 2017 - 1:42 pm

The results are in: here are the most energy-efficient utilities in the US

Our first-ever scorecard of US utilities, released today, reveals striking regional differences and identifies the best — and worst — performers on...
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Blog | June 06, 2017 - 2:19 pm

Ohio Opt-Out Will Cost State Billions in Benefits

Our new research shows that utility customers would pay a hefty price if more large customers were allowed to opt out of energy efficiency programs....
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Blog | June 05, 2017 - 11:21 am

Join our countdown to ACEEE’s first Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard

What is your utility doing to promote energy efficiency? Could it be doing more? Find out in ACEEE’s first Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard, to be...
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Blog | June 02, 2017 - 10:15 am

Funding for energy efficiency is at risk in Connecticut, and it’s worse than before

A year ago I wrote about a threat to energy efficiency funding in Connecticut. Lawmakers had proposed using Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI...
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Blog | May 31, 2017 - 12:21 pm

Save Energy, Save Lives: Announcing ACEEE’s newest program, Health and Environment

Spring is peak season for allergies and asthma. As a result, May has been declared National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month by the Asthma and...
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