The Good News About Appliance Standards

May 28, 2013
Lisa Cohn of RealEnergyWriters interviews Joanna Mauer and Andrew deLaski, the lead authors of a new ACEEE and ASAP report about appliances. The study found that as appliance efficiency has improved, prices have declined. Manufacturers have offered new features without sacrificing performance.

Lisa Cohn interviews Joanna Mauer and Andrew deLaski, the lead authors of a new ACEEE and ASAP report about appliances. The study found that as appliance efficiency has improved, prices have declined. Manufacturers have offered new features without sacrificing performance.

About the Author

Lisa Cohn | Contributing Editor

I focus on the West Coast and Midwest. Email me at [email protected]

I’ve been writing about energy for more than 20 years, and my stories have appeared in EnergyBiz, SNL Financial, Mother Earth News, Natural Home Magazine, Horizon Air Magazine, Oregon Business, Open Spaces, the Portland Tribune, The Oregonian, Renewable Energy World, Windpower Monthly and other publications. I’m also a former stringer for the Platts/McGraw-Hill energy publications. I began my career covering energy and environment for The Cape Cod Times, where Elisa Wood also was a reporter. I’ve received numerous writing awards from national, regional and local organizations, including Pacific Northwest Writers Association, Willamette Writers, Associated Oregon Industries, and the Voice of Youth Advocates. I first became interested in energy as a student at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, where I helped design and build a solar house.

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