“The Energy Efficiency Promotion Act (S. 1115), while admirable in its attempt to conserve energy, will ultimately undercut the effective energy-efficiency programs developed by Congress and administered by the Department of Energy,” said Yurek.
“These current laws and regulations work because they are the result of a partnership with industry that has given manufacturers the opportunity to provide critical input into the development of energy-saving performance standards that still allow them to produce affordable, quality products for the American public,” he said.
ARI recommends adopting the following alternative, energy-efficiency measures to achieve the bill’s objectives:
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