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Don’t tread on ENERGY STAR, it's a huge return on investment, helping consumers & businesses save. https://t.co/ERMWorbqpB

In its recent budget outline, the new administration proposes to eliminate funding for the ENERGY STAR® program. An earlier leaked draft suggested that the private sector should take over the program and that a government role is not needed. Others have suggested that ACEEE should run the program. We strongly disagree. ENERGY STAR is a huge return on investment The ENERGY STAR program was started in 1992 under President George H.W. Bush and has received strong bipartisan support since its founding. ENERGY STAR is a voluntary program that typically recognizes the 25% most-efficient equipment and buildings. ENERGY STAR has about 90% consumer brand recognition . The program spurs the manufacturing and purchasing of ENERGY STAR certified equipment and buildings. More than 16,000 ENERGY STAR retailers, manufacturers, contractors, and other businesses partner with the program. F...

Full article: http://aceee.org/blog/2017/03/don-t-tread-energy-star

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