When Energy Efficiency Rules Hurt The Public And The Environment

PA Pundits - International

arthurcorbinBy Arthur Corbin ~

Over the last several years, an extreme and ideologically-driven environmental agenda has hijacked our national energy policy.

Whether its goal is to keep fossil fuels in the ground or to electrify America based on a naïve belief that all electricity will be renewable within 30 years, or some combination, this bias is what we now have come to expect from the Department of Energy and its Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy program.

The example I know well is its effort to increase the minimum energy efficiency for natural gas furnaces. The Department of Energy has ignored due process and subverted sound science to satisfy an ideological result that is not justified by the facts.

Technological advances are making natural gas furnaces more efficient and cost-effective for consumers, but a pending regulation from the Department of Energy could disrupt that progress. (Photo: iStock Photos)Technological advances are making natural gas furnaces more efficient and cost-effective for consumers, but a pending regulation from the Department of Energy could disrupt that progress. (Photo: iStock Photos)

The American Public…

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