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The Residential Construction Advisory Committee passed a code comparable to the 2009 IECC! This is a great success. To find out what this means for homes in Ohio, please use our energy code resources in the right sidebar.

Reaching out to Ohioans

Consumers Union went on a media tour through Ohio to educate consumers about energy codes and home energy efficiency! Please click here to see the news segment on Cleveland’s ABC News. We also did interviews in Toledo and Columbus and testified before Ohio’s Residential Construction Advisory Committee (RCAC) in favor of updated energy codes.

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Press Releases

  • Consumers Union Hosts Energy Efficiency Home Tour in Cleveland

    Efficiency Checklist Can Help Ohioans Save Hundreds of Dollars Cleveland, Ohio – As temperatures start to drop, so can your electric bills, all while keeping your home comfortable for every season. On Friday, October 21st, join Consumers Union, the public policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports and Environmental Health Watch to learn how Ohio Continue Reading

  • Consumers Union Hosts Energy Efficiency Home Tour in Toledo

    Efficiency Checklist Can Help Ohioans Save Hundreds of Dollars Toledo, Ohio – As temperatures start to drop, so can your electric bills, all while keeping your home comfortable for every season. On Thursday, October 20th, join Consumers Union, the public policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports, and Enersol to learn how Ohio homeowners can Continue Reading

  • Consumers Union Brings Energy Efficiency Campaign to Columbus Wednesday

    Columbus, OH – Consumers Union, the public policy division of Consumer Reports, will bring its campaign to improve energy codes for new homes to Columbus on Wednesday, October 19th. Stacy Weisfeld, Ohio native and Energy Code Campaign Organizer for Consumers Union, will speak in favor of a proposal to improve Ohio’s energy code at a Continue Reading

  • Consumers Union launches campaign to improve energy codes for new homes to help consumers save money

    Monday, October 17, 2011   WASHINGTON– Consumers Union, the public policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports, is launching a campaign to urge states to improve their energy codes for new homes. The campaign is dedicated to helping homeowners save money, ensure the quality and comfort of their homes, and conserve energy. Energy codes set Continue Reading

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  • CU Energy Code Media in Ohio

    Consumers Union went on a media tour through Ohio last week to educate consumers about energy codes and home energy efficiency! Please click the image below to see the news segment on Cleveland’s ABC News.  We also did interviews in Toledo and Columbus and testified before Ohio’s Residential Construction Advisory Committee (RCAC) in favor of Continue Reading

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