• Energy code provisions in House Energy Bill enhance product neutrality

    Sep 30, 2015
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) Vice President, Government Affairs Sarah Dodge has issued the following statement regarding today’s House Energy & Commerce Committee mark up of the “North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015” (H.R. 8). Language from a stand-alone bill introduced by Reps. Marsha Blackburn (TN) and Kurt Schrader (OR) was included, advocating product neutrality in building energy codes and redefining the role of the Department of Energy (DOE) as a technical advisor in the development of model energy codes and subsequent state adoption.
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  • AWC: Energy efficiency legislation should be product neutral

    Apr 30, 2015
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement regarding today's hearings in the U.S. House and Senate on energy efficiency legislation.
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  • AWC Statement on Bipartisan Bill Promoting Product Neutral Efficiency Codes

    Jul 19, 2014
    WASHINGTON – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement regarding yesterday's introduction of the Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act (H.R. 5027) in the U.S. House of Representatives by Reps. Marsha Blackburn (TN) and Kurt Schrader (OR). Among other things, the bill directs the Department of Energy to act only as a technical advisor in the development of energy codes and would prohibit the agency from advocating for any particular energy code, provision or energy savings target.
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