Standards in the News

9/23/2013

NEEA (Northwest Energy Efficiency Association) reports on a new energy efficient technology for dryers. Heat pump dryers are already in use in Europe and efforts are underway to bring them to the U.S.

9/23/2013

Consumer Reports asks readers which president signed into law the first federal standards to make appliances more efficient? 

9/23/2013

ACEEE released a white paper entitled The Rebound Effect: Large or Small? The paper is written in a "question and answer" format designed to summarize what we know, what we do not, and---given what we know---how large the rebound effect is likely to be.

9/23/2013

Efficiency standards have a long record as a commonsense way to save money for consumers and provide important societal benefits at the same time. Source: ACEEE blog

9/23/2013

Secretary Chu on appliance standards at international meeting: "The participating governments have already implemented more than 60 appliance standards that have saved 600 Twh or equivalent to 200 mid-sized power stations." Article by James Murray, businessGreen

9/23/2013

First-in-the-Nation Rules Will Save Consumers Over $300 Million Annually