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U.S. DOE Finalizes 4 Consensus-Based Efficiency Standards to Save Americans Billions on Utility Bills

DOE Finalizing Energy Efficiency Standards for Commercial Unitary Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps, Circulator Pumps, Dishwashers, and Miscellaneous Refrigeration Appliances—Delivering Savings to Consumers as Directed by Congress and with Strong Industry and Stakeholder Support WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced four, consensus-based energy-efficiency actions that will … [continued]

US DOE Finalizes Efficiency Standards for Residential Refrigerators & Freezers, Closing Out Remarkable Year of…

DOE Proposes New Rule For Energy Efficient Commercial Fans and Blowers and Finalizes Refrigerator and Freezer Standards with Strong Industry and Stakeholder Support, Bolstering Biden-Harris Administration Efforts to Strengthen Outdated Efficiency Standards to Save Americans ~$1 Trillion Over 30 Years WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced … [continued]

Space Heating #1 Cause Of End-Use Home Energy Consumption In USA

Space heating continued to be the top energy-consuming end use in U.S. homes in 2020 according to the Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS). Heating homes accounted for 42% of energy consumption in the residential sector. Space heating in U.S. households cost $519 on average. Energy consumption and expenditures varied across the country, … [continued]

New Electric Home Study Is Biased, But It Does Show California Wants Clean Energy

New analysis released this week by the California Building Industry Association (CBIA) seriously misrepresents the opportunity for affordable electric appliances to help reduce air pollution and climate-warming pollution from California’s buildings. However, the study’s findings also reveal a need for new policy and the deep commitment of Californians to clean and renewable sources of energy.