Standards in the News

1/15/2014

 

The Elk Valley Times reports that light bulbs are "part of a growing array of more energy efficient products that have allowed Americans to significantly cut the amount of electricity consumed in homes and businesses."

1/15/2014

Seth Shulman of the Union of Concerned Scientists writes that the decline in electricity consumption in the U.S. is "to a large extent, a direct result of govenment energy efficiency standards."

1/14/2014

ACEEE Executive Director Steven Nadel reacts to news that the light bulb rider was inserted into the omnibus spending bill.

1/13/2014

Noah Horowitz of Natural Resources Defense Council gives his take on the historic agreement to slash the energy use of set-top boxes by 10 to 45 percent.

11/21/2013

National Geographic writes that chances are good that hidden energy hogs in your home are burning more power and money than your refrigerator—sometimes much more.

10/29/2013

Consumer Federation of America notes: Energy costs drain $4,600 from household budgets annually; standards could save nearly $1000.

9/23/2013

Listen to the story by Scott Horsley of National Public Radio.

9/23/2013

Ambreen Ali of Roll Call discusses how ceiling fan makers have done an about face with regards to efficiency measures.