14 Sep '17, 5pm

The U.S. House just passed a bill that would make deep cuts to ENERGY STAR. Our statement:

WASHINGTON – The Alliance to Save Energy released the following statement from President Kateri Callahan in response to the U.S. House of Representatives passing an appropriations package (H.R. 3354) that includes an approximately 40 percent cut to the ENERGY STAR program: "Let’s be clear: This would be a debilitating cut to one of the most popular federal programs in history. ENERGY STAR has been such a money-saver for consumers and businesses because the products deliver enormous energy savings, and we can trust the label. Now Congress is threatening the integrity of the program.” “Taking an ax to ENERGY STAR would make it difficult if not impossible for the program to certify new energy-efficient products. This would not only hurt consumers but also the more than 16,000 companies and organizations that have invested valuable time and resources to make products that qual...

Full article: http://ase.org/news/house-passes-deep-cuts-energy-star

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