Refrigeration

(Blog Post - 9/11/2014)
One of the great inventions of our time – the modern refrigerator – will get an efficiency makeover when new national efficiency standards go into effect on September 15, reducing energy use of most refrigerators and freezers by about 20-25%. The ...
(Blog Post - 8/30/2013)
Just before Labor Day weekend, the Department of Energy (DOE) has proposed two strong new energy-saving standards for commercial refrigeration equipment, which would make it cheaper for store owners to keep the drinks and food Americans buy for...
(Document - 5/20/2013)
Efficiency standards have played a major role in saving energy and water and reducing utility bills. This report analyzes how the choices available to consumers have changed over time as efficiency standards have taken effect for ten residential,...
(Blog Post - 10/11/2011)
Over the years, many classic articles on behavior and energy have been published, and we here at the Behavior Program have been reviewing and discussing them with an eye towards moving the conversation forward. Our goal for the program is to take...
(Press Release - 8/26/2011)
DOE Standards Will Cut Energy Usage by 25 Percent   New Department of Energy efficiency standards will cut the energy use of most new refrigerators by 25 percent and help save consumers money, create jobs, reduce pollution and spur innovation and...
(Press Release - 1/18/2011)
Washington, D.C. —  The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) and efficiency organizations including the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) have submitted a petition to the ENERGY STAR program to recognize the...
(Blog Post - 1/12/2011)
Two recent articles have argued that as the energy efficiency of products improve, it becomes less expensive to operate these products and as a result, people increase their use of these products, increasing energy use and potentially wiping out the...
(Document - 1/6/2011)
The Implementation of National Consensus Appliance Agreements Act (INCAAA) includes new standards for residential central air conditioners and heat pumps, furnaces, refrigerators, freezers, clothes washers, clothes dryers, dishwashers, room air...
(Press Release - 12/16/2010)
Washington, D.C. — The tax package that passed the Senate yesterday and is likely to pass the House of Representatives soon includes extensions and revisions to three existing federal energy efficiency tax incentives: for appliances, a one-year...
(Press Release - 12/8/2010)
14 Awards Presented to Those Who Advance Energy Efficiency Washington, D.C. — The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) presented special 30th Anniversary awards last night to individuals and organizations who have made...