TODAY IN ENERGY: Both State and Federal governments have appliance efficiency standards
TODAY IN ENERGY: Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Both State and Federal governments have appliance efficiency standards
Most consumers are aware of Federal appliance efficiency standards for equipment such as refrigerators, furnaces, and air conditioners. Yet States can have efficiency standards, too. Fourteen States have passed legislation setting efficiency standards for a variety of residential and commercial products beyond those already covered at the Federal level (see chart below).