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If it were called the “forfeit American jobs” bill, no one would support it.
“Cutting programs in half is not balance. It’s disastrous.” While the threat remains very real, a Senate appropriations bill moving more slowly through that chamber would largely protect efficiency programs.
Chicago ranks as number 7 in energy efficiency nationwide, and we are super excited to see why. So let’s take a look at three ways the city is innovating when it comes to energy efficiency initiatives:
To help you save money (and energy!) during the hottest months of the year, the Alliance to Save Energy published a three-part blog-series, entitled "Saving Money in the Summer." To wrap the series up, we've created an infographic with highlights from each blog post. Check it out and feel free to share it on your social media and digital outlets.
Appliances are a key part of our lives. Cooking, lighting, refrigerating, cleaning and other activities are made easier thanks to them. But these products can quickly became a burden on your energy bills when not used properly – especially in the summer. Thankfully, with a few simple steps, you can make a more efficient use of them. Here are five ways you can save money in the summer on appliances:
Are you hitting the road for Independence Day? You are not alone: this year will be record-breaking for Americans driving for the holiday, with nearly 1.3 million more travelers than last year. Whether it’s during holidays like the 4th of July or the peak hours, heavy traffic is a common sight. Car maintenance, wasted time, stress and extra costs can add up at the end of the year. Fortunately, you can make smarter driving choices every day.
As technology advances, so does Samsung’s ability to bring to market the innovations that meet the needs of consumers. Across the vast spectrum of our product lines, from mobile devices to televisions to washing machines, energy efficiency is always in demand.
To help you save money (and energy!) during the hottest months of the year, the Alliance to Save Energy is publishing a mini blog-series, “Saving Money in the Summer.” We’ll focus on key tips to improve energy efficiency at home and on-the-go. The first blog post will focus on how to save money when cooling your home.
The Alliance to Save Energy’s PowerSave Schools, in partnership with Siemens, held a video competition with the goal of encouraging school students to showcase their knowledge and work to improve energy efficiency in their school. Three schools were selected to participate in the competition: from New York, llionois and Maine. The contest focused on three factors: creativity, content, and engagement.
A wildly successful energy conservation program is slated to be cut in the new administration’s budget – a move that would prove detrimental to colleges and universities and the students they serve.

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