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Alliance to Save Energy's Efficiency News

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Alliance to Save Energy's Efficiency News
Some of the topics that are addressed in the newest update from Alliance to Save Energy include:

Energy Efficiency Driving Tips for Summer
The Alliance calculated that the average U.S. household will spend $3,300 on transportation energy costs this year. Check out our tips for vehicle maintenance and smart driving that can help you keep a little more of that money in your pocket. 

Support Grows for Energy Efficiency Policy Adoption
Around the same time that we released Energy2030, three other influential organizations the National Association of Manufacturers, the Business Roundtable, and the Bipartisan Policy Center also released policy recommendations that included energy efficiency. The Alliance has reviewed these recommendations and developed a side-by-side comparison.

EEB Hub Gets New HQ
Last month, the EEB Hub celebrated the groundbreaking of two buildings that will serve as the organization's headquarters. The construction and renovation are expected to be completed by spring 2014. 

 

DOE Publishes Methods for Estimating Energy Efficiency Savings 

 

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a series of protocols for estimating savings from energy efficiency programs titled Methods for Determining Energy Efficiency Savings for Specific Measures

The protocols, developed in collaboration with leading technical experts, provide a straightforward method for evaluating gross energy savings for a number of the most common residential and commercial measures and programs offered by utility ratepayer-funded energy efficiency programs in the United States. They will also be useful for non-ratepayer energy efficiency programs.  The Alliance to Save Energy serves on the Steering Committee for this effort.

Energy 2030 in Action: Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Taking the Lead on Energy Efficiency 

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, an association of 300 elected officials and 22 local governments in the metropolitan Washington area, has created a vision - Region Forward - to transform the region to become more accessible, sustainable, livable and prosperous.

This vision aligns with the Alliance Commission on National Energy Efficiency Policy's plan to double U.S. energy productivity by 2030 and make more efficient use of our energy resources. To achieve this ambitious goal, the Commission urges Americans to invest, modernize, and educateā€”and metropolitan Washington is on its way to doing just that.

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