Laura Urbanek

By Laura Urbanek The Department of Energy is continuing its assault on the appliance energy efficiency standards program, with a proposed interpretive rule out this week that could freeze in place the standards for residential furnaces and commercial water heaters that use natural gas or propane. This shortsighted proposal could waste substantial amounts of fossil Read more

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) finalized a new energy efficiency standard yesterday for “packaged boilers” that heat commercial and multifamily buildings, which will save consumers and businesses billions of dollars on their heating bills. Nearly a quarter of the commercial floor space in the United States is heated by packaged boilers and given that Read more