How Every State Benefits from National Appliance Standards
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Noah Horowitz blog post, NRDC
The US Department of Energy updated and expanded its definition of what constitutes an everyday light bulb, paving the way for the Trump administration to implement the second phase of a bipartisan law signed by President George W. Bush to cut the energy waste of bulbs.
On December 28, 2016, the US Department of Energy issued a direct final rule establishing the first-ever national energy efficiency standards for swimming pool pumps.
On December 28, 2016, the US Department of Energy issued the first-ever energy efficiency standards for portable air conditioners (ACs). The new standards will reduce energy use more than 20% relative to the least-efficient products available today.
Washington, DC (December 18, 2015) The Appliance Standards Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee (ASRAC) today approved an agreement reached by manufacturers and energy efficiency advocates acting as part of a working group to set new efficiency standards for walk-in coolers and freezers.
Washington, DC (December 17, 2015): Energy efficiency standards issued for rooftop air conditioners and heat pumps—which represent the largest energy and pollution savings of any rule ever issued by the Department of Energy—will benefit businesses, manufacturers, and the environment, according to four of the organizations that participated in the negotiations.
Energy Department announces largest energy-saving standard in history
The U.S. Department of Energy today announced historic new efficiency standards for commercial air conditioners and furnaces. Developed with industry, utilities, and environmental groups, these standards will save more energy than any other standard issued by the Department to date.