Posts Tagged ‘ Shaheen-Portman ’

Energy Bills: A Side-By-Side Comparison

May 26th, 2017

Energy codes for buildings are getting a lot of attention in Congress this year. As of now, there are currently two major proposals for lawmakers to consider. Earlier this month, the Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act of 2017 was re-introduced by Reps. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.). The bill, commonly referred to […]

Bipartisan Energy-Efficiency Bill Introduced

Mar 10th, 2017

Reps. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) have introduced The Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness (ESIC) Act. The bill will spur the use of energy efficiency technologies in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings, plus encourage job creation. The legislation is a companion bill to the Portman-Shaheen energy efficiency bill that was re-introduced on […]

Shaheen-Portman Energy Bill Back Before Congress

Feb 17th, 2017

This week, senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) reintroduced the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act, better known as the Shaheen-Portman energy bill. Shaheen-Portman has been introduced in the previous three congresses. The bill was part of last year’s comprehensive energy legislation that passed the Senate 85-12 in April but fell short of […]

Bad News for Bi-Partisan Bill

May 19th, 2014

After days of promising discussion in the Senate, an important bill promising to create almost 200,000 jobs, reduce pollution and save taxpayers billions on their energy bills became ensnarled in a web of election-year politicking—leading to a failing 55-36 vote. The Shaheen-Portman Bill is uncontroversial by itself with support from both sides of the aisle. […]

WDMA and NLBMDA Lobby Congress about Lead and Energy Rules

Apr 1st, 2014

Visits to Capitol Hill for legislation lobbying began today at the 2014 Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference, hosted by the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) and the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) Held in Arlington, Va, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, attendees were briefed on lobbying basics before listening to […]