February 2014

New Refrigeration Efficiency Standards To Take a Bite out of Supermarket and Restaurant Energy Costs

Posted on February 27, 2014 by

The Department of Energy (DOE) issued a final rule for strong new efficiency standards today that will take a big bite out of the energy consumption of the refrigerators and freezers used in supermarkets, convenience stores, restaurants, and commercial kitchens.

New Tracker Shows How Appliance Standards Are Driving Down Pollution

Posted on February 18, 2014 by

In his State of the Union address last month, President Obama said we need to “act with more urgency” on climate change and also pledged to make this “a year of action.” Fortunately, when it comes to new appliance, equipment, and lighting efficiency standards, the administration has already made very good progress.

DOE's New Power Supply Standards Are a Big Win for Consumers and the Environment

Posted on February 03, 2014 by

Thanks to a new national standard announced today by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), power adapters--the sometimes bulky and annoying boxes on the power cords of your electronic gadgets--will waste a lot less energy. Just as importantly, DOE deferred new national standards for battery chargers, allowing strong existing standards in California and Oregon to remain in place.

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