29 Dec '16, 4pm

#energyefficiency rocked 2016

Yesterday, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued five new efficiency standards, culminating a decade of energy efficiency progress that began under President George W. Bush. The new standards, the last of many developed during the Obama administration, will save consumers money, help meet the nation’s energy needs and reduce environmentally harmful emissions, including greenhouse gases. However, each of these new standards must clear one more hurdle before they are truly complete, which means the Trump administration will get the final word on this last batch of Obama-era standards. First, the new standards. They cover an eclectic mix of products. The first national standards for uninterruptible power supplies , portable air conditioners and swimming pool pumps , which are based on a consensus agreement , each deliver surprisingly large savings. For pool pumps, California ...

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