Capitol Steps AHAM To Protect and Serve
Congress Weighs Product Energy, Features and Consumer Needs
By Joseph M. McGuire
America's home appliance and consumer electronics industry has a strong track record on energy efficiency. In fact, residential home appliance energy consumption today only accounts for 3 percent of the total U.S. energy consumption. These improvements have occurred while manufacturers continue to improve product performance, features and mobility, all while keeping consumer costs down.