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Efficiency Standards Save Consumers, Businesses More Than $1.1 Trillion

New Study Finds Typical Household Will Save $10,000 from 2010-25; Enormous National Energy and Water Savings Gained Washington, D.C. —National efficiency standards for appliances, lighting, and other equipment will save consumers and businesses more than $1.1 trillion and dramatically reduce greenhouse gas pollution and other emissions by 2035, according to The Efficiency Boom: Cashing In on the Savings from Appliance Standards , a study released today. Even greater savings could be achieved. Updates to existing standards and new standards for other products that can be completed between now and 2015 could net consumers and businesses another $170 billion and reduce pollution even further. The study by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and the Appliance Standards Awareness Project (ASAP) finds that existing standards will save 200 quads of energy...

Full article: http://www.aceee.org/press/2012/03/efficiency-standards-s...

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