First it was Light Bulbs, now it is Fans

July 25th, 2013 | Posted in Blog, Government | No Comments

Rep. Marsha Blackburn is not a fan. The Tennessee Republican says new regulations on energy efficiency will overly burden businesses in her district. (Have we not heard this before?) At the center of Blackburn’s concerns is the inclusion of ceiling fans and ceiling fan light kits in a list of appliances for which the Department | Read More

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House blocks enforcement of light bulb standards

July 17th, 2013 | Posted in Blog, Government | No Comments

Last Wednesday the House voted to block the enforcement of light bulb standards that many say would effectively force people to buy more expensive compact fluorescent bulbs. As this blog described in a post last year, we promote energy efficiency in every way. As a refresher, the bill was signed into law by President Bush | Read More

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Could the GOP embrace a carbon tax?

green elephant
July 11th, 2013 | Posted in Blog, Government | 2 Comments

We try to stay out of politics at the GSC blog, our goal is energy efficiency no matter who is promoting it. But when we read this article in The Hill, it made our heads turn. A conservative House GOP aide, writing under a pen name, says Republicans are screwing up on climate change but | Read More

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