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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 | 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 Post | 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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Blog Post | May 26, 2017 - 10:00 am

New standard practice manual for cost-effectiveness is an indispensable resource

On May 18th the National Efficiency Screening Project and E4TheFuture announced the release of the first National Standard Practice Manual (NSPM)....
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Blog Post | May 25, 2017 - 10:53 am

Is CHP part of your vision for the modern grid? Let’s discuss

More states are undertaking new approaches to utility planning that prioritize clean, distributed energy resources, but few are considering combined...
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Blog Post | May 24, 2017 - 11:46 am

Making America inefficient: the budget’s gory details

The Trump administration seeks crippling cuts to programs that accomplish the very goals of the proposed 2018 budget: jobs, economic growth,...
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Press Release | May 23, 2017 - 12:47 pm

ACEEE Statement: Proposed FY18 Budget Would Kill Jobs by Targeting Energy Efficiency Programs

Statement by Steven Nadel, ACEEE Executive Director For all the talk about increasing US jobs, the president’s budget takes a meat cleaver to the...
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Press Release | May 22, 2017 - 1:47 pm

ACEEE Announces New Senior Director for Policy and Federal Policy Manager

Washington, DC—ACEEE has restructured its policy leadership, adding a new senior director for policy and a new federal policy manager. “These new...
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Blog Post | May 17, 2017 - 10:28 am

Doing more with less: How the US economy grows while energy use falls

ACEEE started our DataPoint series of informative graphs in December 2015, with the first one on energy intensity and how it relates to energy...
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Blog Post | May 16, 2017 - 9:56 am

Silent Saver Under Attack: Why We Need the Building Technologies Office

Are you happy to have cheap, efficient light bulbs that don’t flicker and hum? How about a large refrigerator that uses less electricity than the old...
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Blog Post | May 11, 2017 - 10:54 am

How to jump-start the financing of infrastructure and efficiency? Join our discussion

President Trump’s position on clean energy has deviated from his predecessor’s, and the new political climate raises questions about how clean energy...
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