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April 14, 2023

House Advances Bill Help Reach Colorado’s Clean Energy Goals

DENVER, CO – The House today passed a bill on a preliminary vote to accelerate Colorado's clean energy transition and save consumers money on their energy bills.

“Colorado is leading the way on clean energy as we develop new tools to reduce dependency on fossil fuels,” said Rep. Cathy Kipp, D-Fort Collins. “High-efficiency appliances, including heating and plumbing fixtures, can drastically reduce your energy bill and your carbon footprint. This bill updates our state’s energy and water efficiency standards for household fixtures so Coloradans have access to the cleanest, greenest appliances and fixtures.”

“This is one of many smart policies that saves Coloradans money and aids in our state’s clean energy transition,” said Rep. Jenny Willford, D-Northglenn. “This bill ensures we are stretching our precious energy and water resources as far as they can go by updating standards so consumers benefit from the latest technology and save money on utility bills. Coloradans are invested in our state’s transition to clean energy, and this bill makes it easier for them to obtain high-efficiency and cost-effective household appliances.”

HB23-1161 would update energy and water efficiency and emissions standards for appliances and fixtures. This bill would make it easier for Coloradans to access the cleanest high-performance models of appliances, including heating and plumbing fixtures. HB23-1161 is part of a broader legislative package to accelerate Colorado’s clean energy transition. 

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