Undoing strong efficiency standards for gas-fired furnaces would bring significantly higher costs to consumers.
Nearly 80 Consumer, Energy, Housing, Health, Manufacturing, and Environmental Organizations Call on FHFA to Lower Housing Costs for Renters and Homeowners by Updating Energy Codes
Absent the new energy code, low-income households will continue to be saddled with decades of energy waste, high utility bills and poor resilience, making housing less affordable long-term.
WASHINGTON — Consumer, energy efficiency, environmental, and utility stakeholders welcomed a significantly strengthened federal efficiency standard for home furnaces Friday. The final standards announced by the Department of Energy (DOE) will reduce average household costs by $350 over the life of a furnace compared to using old-style models and cut 332 million metric tons of carbon dioxide…
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.
The Boston Globe: "With new report, AG Campbell calls for more public participation in key energy decisions"
In an article appearing in the Boston Globe on May 4, 2023, Sabrina Shankman covers a report released in collaboration with NCLC, Overly Impacted and Rarely Heard: Incorporating Community Voices Into Massachusetts Energy Regulatory Processes.
New Department of Energy’s Standards for Refrigerators and Clothes Washers Will Help Low-income Families With Their Energy Bills
The U.S. Department of Energy proposed new, more energy-efficient standards for refrigerators, freezers, and clothes washers – with strong support from NCLC.