DOE Upgrades 1M Homes as Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Signals Massive Investment in Energy Efficiency
DOE’s Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® Program has Saved Homeowners Over $7.7 Billion in Energy Costs and Generated Homegrown Green-Collar Jobs, Soon to Be Supercharged With Infrastructure Investments
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary Jennifer M. Granholm traveled to Delaware today to announce that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has upgraded one million American homes with energy efficiency improvements through the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® program. The trip and milestone underscore the importance of the weatherization and energy efficiency investments that are within the recently passed Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal. Since 2001, the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® program has helped American homeowners and renters save $7.7 billion on their energy bills and cut carbon emissions equivalent to a year’s worth of 11 coal-fired power plants.
Watch Secretary Granholm Announce the One Millionth ENERGY STAR ® Home and read the Press Release.