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NYC Climate Week Panel Focused on Climate-Friendly Buildings

Press ReleaseNew York City
NEW YORK, NY – During NYC Climate Week, dozens of New Yorkers attended “Efficiency + Electrification + Affordability: The Recipe for Equitable, Climate-friendly Buildings”. The event included an expert panel that discussed how New York State can lead the way…

DOE Must Implement Delayed Efficiency Standards

Press ReleaseUnited States
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has agreed to review energy efficiency standards for 20 categories of consumer and commercial appliances and equipment, as part of a settlement approved today in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of…

DOE Warms to Efficient Furnaces

Press ReleaseUnited States
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Energy (DOE) released updated efficiency standards for household furnaces that are fossil-fuel-fired today that will result in billions of dollars in energy bill savings and prevention of millions of tons of carbon pollution.

Codes & Standards Act Heads to Governor Hochul’s Desk

Press ReleaseNew York
Last night the New York State Legislature passed the Advanced Building Codes, Appliances, and Equipment Efficiency Standards Act (S.9405/A.10439), which now goes to Governor Kathy Hochul’s desk for her signature.

Community Solar Bill Clears First Legislative Hurdle

Press ReleaseCalifornia
SACRAMENTO – A bill to increase access to renewable energy for more Californians, such as through community solar with storage, passed through the Assembly Utilities and Energy committee today. If passed, the bill will provide clean energy access and bill…

IBEW, NRDC Call on Congress to Pass Build Back Better

Press ReleaseUnited States
WASHINGTON – International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) sent a letter to members of Congress this week urging swift passage of the Build Back Better Act.

DOE to Repeal Illegal Dishwasher Rule

Press ReleaseUnited States
WASHINGTON – The Energy Department announced final plans today to withdraw a loophole for dishwashers, clothes washers, and clothes dryers that opened the door to unfettered water and energy waste.

DOE Finalizes Reversal of Trump-era Showerhead Rule

Press ReleaseUnited States
WASHINGTON – The Department of Energy (DOE) announced a finalized rule yesterday that will ensure showerheads do not unnecessarily waste water and energy. The rule effectively eliminates an illegal Trump-era change that allowed for the sale of new multi-showerhead arrays…

Biden Harnesses Vast Federal Buying Power to Tackle Climate Crisis

Press ReleaseUnited States
WASHINGTON – President Biden signed an executive order today that leverages the federal government’s vast purchasing power to tackle the climate crisis by investing in clean energy and manufacturing, and using clean building materials to boost jobs, build resilient communities…

Gas Industry Backed HB 220 Takes Rights Away from NC Communities

Press ReleaseNorth Carolina
Today the North Carolina General Assembly has passed HB220, which, if signed by Governor Cooper, will take away the rights of counties and cities to pass performance standards that cut carbon emissions from new buildings by using electrification.

DOE Proposes Repeal of Illegal Dishwasher Rule

Press ReleaseUnited States
WASHINGTON – The Department of Energy (DOE) today moved to repeal a Trump-era rule that allowed certain new dishwashers to be made and sold without any limits on energy and water consumption.

DOE Proposes Reversal of Trump-Era Showerhead Rule

Press ReleaseUnited States
WASHINGTON (July 16, 2021) – The Department of Energy (DOE) moved today to protect consumers from shower products that waste energy and water and increase their utility bills. In a notice today, DOE announced a proposed rule to eliminate a…