Undoing strong efficiency standards for gas-fired furnaces would bring significantly higher costs to consumers.
Agreement on Home Appliance Efficiency Standards Will Preserve Consumer Features and Deliver Remarkable Energy Savings
Home appliance manufacturers, together with consumer, climate, and energy and water efficiency advocates announce a consensus plan to improve energy and water efficiency.
Group Convened by Massachusetts AG's Office Releases Recommendations to Improve Public Participation in Energy Proceedings
Report Identifies Solutions to Barriers to Public Participation in Department of Public Utilities and Energy Facilities Siting Board Proceedings BOSTON – Attorney General Andrea Joy Campbell, in collaboration with the National Consumer Law Center, GreenRoots, Alternatives for Community and Environment, Conservation Law Foundation, Environmental Defense Fund, Vote Solar, Massachusetts Climate Action Network and the Regulatory…
June 13, 2022 Resistance by Gas Utilities Has Not Allowed for a Meaningful Update to Furnace Standards in 35 Years Today, national consumer groups hailed the release of the Department of Energy’s proposal to increase energy efficiency standards for residential furnaces as a crucial step toward saving consumers at least $30.3 billion on their energy…
Over Two Dozen Consumer Groups Urge DOE's Granholm to Immediately Act on Long Overdue, Legally Required, Efficiency Standard for Lighting Products
Inefficient Light Bulbs Already Sold in 2021 Will Needlessly Cost Consumers $1.8 Billion in Lost Utility Savings Washington, D.C. – Last week, the Consumer Federation of America (CFA), the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC), and 24 consumer groups from across the country urged U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Granholm to implement the efficiency standard…
President Biden’s American Jobs Plan Would Deliver Clean Water, Electric Transportation Grid, High-Speed Broadband, and Housing Equity
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 1, 2021 The Administration’s multi-trillion dollar infrastructure plan includes funding to replace 100% of lead pipes and service lines and help close the digital divide WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, President Joe Biden’s administration unveiled the American Jobs Plan. In what the administration referred to as a moment to reimagine and…