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Congress Plays with the Light Bulb Mandate

Congress Plays with the Light Bulb Mandate
Posted on: 22/12/2014|11:12; Source: greenbuildingadvisor.com; Category: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Subtitle:  The new federal budget has a rider that blocks spending for efficiency upgrades, but the conversion to more efficient lighting is already here Images: 

For the fourth year in a row, Congress has added a rider to the federal budget prohibiting the Department of Energy from spending any money on enforcing a switch to a new generation of more efficient light bulbs.

It's nothing new (Richard Defendorf wrote about it in this GBA report back in 2011), and it probably doesn't matter.

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