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Latta Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen Energy Star Program
Posting Date: 06/16/2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) issued the following statement after introducing bipartisan legislation with Congressman Peter Welch (D-VT) aimed at promoting continued development of energy efficient appliances through the Energy Star program. H.R. 4856, the Energy Star Program Integrity Act will strengthen the Energy Star program by bringing certainty and clarity to program participants.

"Expanded use of energy efficient technologies is an important component of our national energy strategy," said Latta. "Across our nation, the Energy Star program has proven to be a successful tool in advancing the development and use of energy efficient technologies. The program has also

promoted economic expansion and job growth for participating manufacturers. In Ohio's Fifth Congressional District, over 2,500 jobs are directly tied to manufacturing Energy Star labeled appliances, resulting in personal stability for these employees, a more responsible use of domestic energy, and cost savings to hardworking Americans and businesses. The Energy Star Program Integrity Act is a product of bipartisan discussion and collaboration with impacted stakeholders that balances the program's incentives and agency oversight with consumer protections."

"Whirlpool is proud to be a leader in the EnergyStar Program. Consumers have benefited from the EnergyStar Program for more than 20 years and we support Congressman Bob Latta's efforts to strengthen and improve the integrity of the program,” said Jeff Noel, Corporate Vice President.

Under current procedures, when an Energy Star product is disqualified from the program, a reinstatement process is initiated whereby the manufacturer and the administering agency resolve the cause for disqualification. Within this process, it is determined whether any consumers have been harmed and if compensation is warranted. Since this process has proven successful, the Energy Star Program Integrity Act simply codifies the existing process. This modest fix will help to deter costly class action lawsuits that could chill participation in the Energy Star program.

 

 
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