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NHSaves Virtual Button Up Workshop: April 25, 2021

Part of Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative’s Annual Meeting Series

Button Up New Hampshire, the popular home energy savings workshop series is coming virtually to the Plymouth Area. It will take place on Zoom on Monday, April 25th from 7:00 – 8:30pm including a live Q and A time. This free workshop is sponsored by […]

HeatSmart CNY Upcoming Events – Earth Day Related!

Learn How You Can Fight Climate Change and Lower Your Energy Use at Virtual HeatSmart CNY Events

SYRACUSE, NY – Do you pay too much to heat your home? Is your home drafty? Do you want to end your dependency on fossil fuels or chopping wood? HeatSmart CNY will be holding a segries of […]

Building Performance Association: Virtual Lobby Day

We still need your help to make sure Congress includes ample funding for our key residential energy efficiency programs within the Department of Energy! You can show your support by joining us for a series of virtual lobby day meetings (via Zoom) on March 23, 24, and 25.

BPA will take care of materials […]

How Multifamily Real Estate Companies Approach Energy Management and Savings

A growing number of private multifamily real estate companies are integrating energy efficiency into their planning and operations. The results? They are lowering their operating costs, increasing property values, and contributing to climate change mitigation efforts. A new ACEEE topic brief profiles the energy-saving practices of three U.S. companies and examines an energy efficiency […]

Webinar: Supporting Rural Communities with State Energy Efficiency Policy

Date and time: Thursday, January 14, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET

State energy efficiency policies are a key tool for delivering energy savings to rural communities across the country. State regulators and policymakers are using a variety of policies – such as energy efficiency resource standards and performance incentives – to […]

Announcement of Webinar on January 14

Supporting Rural Communities with State Energy Efficiency Policy

Date and time: Thursday, January 14, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET

State energy efficiency policies are a key tool for delivering energy savings to rural communities across the country. State regulators and policymakers are using a variety of […]

Solicitation for Applications to USDA Rural Energy Savings Program

USDA Invites Applications for Loans Under the Rural Energy Savings Program

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand today invited applications from utilities to help rural families and small businesses make cost-saving energy efficiency improvements.

USDA is making funding available under the […]

Governors join 12/16 webinar on 2020 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

 

2020 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Date and time: Wednesday, December 16, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

Which states are doing the most to save energy and which are falling behind? And how has COVID-19 and the resulting recession affected their efforts? In a comprehensive ranking of 32 metrics in five […]

Groups Urge Biden to Use Existing Authorities to Cut Energy Waste, Carbon from Buildings

New ACEEE briefs give detailed recommendations for manufactured and federally backed housing, federal buildings

In a Biden administration, half a dozen federal agencies should use their authority under existing laws to create jobs, reduce consumers’ utility bills, and mitigate climate change by reducing energy waste from homes and buildings, a […]

How to Reduce the Environmental Impact of Energy Use and Still Have Your Needs Met

by Nvard Hakobian

Electricity generation hugely impacts the environment. It is mostly because of increasing mass production and consumption, which are essential for the quality of life and cannot be avoided. However, the way to get the energy used for producing or consuming something can be reconsidered to minimize our ecological footprint. Sunlight, for instance, […]