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Blog Post | May 23, 2019 - 11:17 am

Fuel economy gains, now at risk, reduce cost of summer road trips

As nearly 43 million Americans hit the road over Memorial Day weekend, they will see firsthand how improved fuel economy...

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Blog Post | May 21, 2019 - 11:22 am

For existing homes, energy efficiency often has a better return on investment than solar

Looking for an investment with a high, secure return on investment? A light energy efficiency retrofit of a typical existing home can deliver a...
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Blog Post | May 16, 2019 - 12:34 pm

Prepay: Saving electricity and money or going without?

As more utilities look at prepay plans, new research finds this option carries both benefits and potential risks. While it may put at risk the...
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Blog Post | May 14, 2019 - 11:25 am

Deep retrofits: Financing needs to play a critical role

This is the fourth and final blog post in our series on recent developments in energy efficiency financing. Prior posts covered Energy Service...
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Blog Post | May 09, 2019 - 11:07 am

Virginia’s improved efficiency offerings model success for the Southeast

Virginia has recently made a major leap forward on energy efficiency and can serve as a successful model for utility efforts under consideration in...
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Blog Post | May 08, 2019 - 9:27 am

Portland’s cutting-edge tool for home buyers gains momentum in other US cities

Ever wonder how much a home’s utility bills will cost before you buy it? Portland, Oregon, has a cutting-edge policy that gives homebuyers such...
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Press Release | May 07, 2019 - 12:11 pm

WA and CO Join Growing State Push for Efficient Appliances

Joint Statement by ACEEE’s Steve Nadel and ASAP’s Marianne DiMascio
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Blog Post | May 02, 2019 - 10:04 am

New in-store label for window coverings will give shoppers a clear view of energy savings

In US stores this year, consumers will see a new label on window attachments such as blinds and shades that will help them find the product with the...
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Press Release | May 01, 2019 - 4:42 pm

ACEEE Says Mahalo to Hawaii for Leadership on Energy Efficiency

Washington, DC — Hawaii’s state legislature approved a bill (HB556) this week that would adopt minimum efficiency standards for common household...
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Blog Post | April 25, 2019 - 9:43 am

Energy-efficient building codes are a cost-effective foundation for rooftop solar

An ACEEE analysis released today finds that energy efficiency and solar make complementary energy and carbon reductions in new home construction, but...
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Blog Post | April 24, 2019 - 10:02 am

Greenercars update: Mercedes-Benz and Hyundai top 2019’s Greenest List

In updated rankings published today, Greenercars.org has a new winner for 2019 — the Mercedes-Benz smart EQ fortwo Coupe. It now tops the Greenest...
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