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Blog Post | November 15, 2018 - 10:25 am

To inspire energy-saving behaviors, local governments engage residents, hold contests, try games

Nearly two-thirds of behavior-based programs for saving energy involve in-person contact with residents, such as home energy audits, according to a new survey of 50 such programs nationwide. As...

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Press Release | July 25, 2017 - 2:32 pm

States Can Save Consumers and Businesses $113B with New Appliance Standards

Washington, DC—States could save consumers and businesses $113 billion by adopting new efficiency standards for products such as computers and...
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Blog Post | July 24, 2017 - 12:59 pm

Who Invests in Energy Efficiency and Why?

This blog post is the second in a three-post series on understanding and increasing investments by businesses and individuals in energy efficiency....
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Blog Post | July 19, 2017 - 10:31 am

Natural gas efficiency has shown impressive advances, and the future looks promising

The majority of studies on utility-funded energy efficiency programs focus on electricity; natural gas traditionally receives much less attention. To...
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Blog Post | July 18, 2017 - 9:47 am

How many billions do US businesses and individuals invest in energy efficiency each year?

This is the first post in a three-part series on understanding and increasing investments in energy efficiency by businesses and individuals. The...
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Blog Post | 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 Post | 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 Post | 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 Post | June 26, 2017 - 12:47 pm

Energy efficiency deserves center stage during president's Energy Week

Today the Trump Administration is launching an Energy Week to promote our nation’s “energy dominance” by increasing fossil fuel production. Notably...
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Blog Post | 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 Post | 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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