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Press Release | June 19, 2019 - 5:41 pm

Affordable Clean Energy Rule misses chance to slash carbon emissions

Statement of Steven Nadel, executive director

The Affordable Clean Energy Rule (ACE), announced today by the US Environmental Protection Agency, misses a large opportunity to slash carbon...

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Blog Post | August 03, 2017 - 9:46 am

Ultra-low energy retrofits show promising growth across the US

The United States is seeing a promising upward trend in ultra-low energy (ULE) buildings. While much of this progress has occurred with new...
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Blog Post | July 27, 2017 - 11:29 am

New ENERGY STAR-like label enters the marketplace; Join us to learn more

In mid August, we’re holding a pre-conference Summer Study meeting in Denver to explain and discuss something big. Really big! We started the...
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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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