After months of working with a group of elected officials and appliance experts, PennEnvironment joined a bipartisan group of state representatives to introduce  new, far-reaching legislation that could see huge benefits for our environment and consumers.

The legislation would set energy efficiency standards for a set of commercial and residential appliances sold in the Commonwealth, and would play a critical role to help Pennsylvania tackle climate change, reduce air pollution, and save consumers and businesses money on their utility bills.

All of these appliances are competitively priced and available to Pennsylvania consumers and businesses today. Moreover, research shows that these efficiency standards will reduce climate pollution by an estimated 507 tons and save consumers approximately $217 million on their utility bills by 2025.

“The cheapest, cleanest form of energy is the energy that we don’t need to produce in the first place,” said PennEnvironment’s Flora Cardoni. “We’re excited about the bipartisan leadership on this important issue.”

Photo: Research shows that these efficiency standards will reduce climate pollution by an estimated 507 tons and save consumers approximately $217 million on their utility bills by 2025. Credit: PennEnvironment.