Energy Department Proposes New Ceiling Fan Efficiency Standards

House Committee on Small Business sends energy secretary a letter and requests more information. The Department of Energy has proposed new rules to increase energy efficiency for ceiling…

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EPA Publishes Final Rule for Hydrofluorocarbon Reduction

Mandates the 40 percent reduction of the polluting coolant in the coming four years. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its final rule last week mandating the reduction…

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House Votes Down Advancement of Gas Stove Bill

Majority members voted to halt legislation that would prohibit the ban on the appliances. As some state and local governments have begun banning gas-fueled appliances in new buildings…

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Energy Department Adds Dishwashers to Energy Efficiency List

New standards are being established to make home appliances “climate-friendly.”  U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm announced that household dishwashers will receive new efficiency standards as part of…

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