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Blog Post | June 19, 2018 - 9:37 am

Tune in to the 2018 World Cup of Energy Efficiency!

As the world remains fixated on one of the most-anticipated sporting events of the year, ACEEE will release the results of its own World Cup. Will Germany defend its 2014 World Cup title and its...

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Blog Post | June 13, 2018 - 5:20 pm

Cities are laying the foundation for a robust and equitable energy efficiency workforce

As US cities push forward to meet their clean energy goals, they will need a strong, capable energy efficiency workforce to make critical energy-...
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Blog Post | June 12, 2018 - 3:00 pm

Car Buyers Rank Fuel Economy as a Top Priority

The Trump administration is expected to propose any day a rollback of greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards, based partly on the notion that...
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Blog Post | June 05, 2018 - 12:19 pm

Program administrators can stay ahead of the curve with high-efficiency air conditioners

With as many as four billion additional air conditioning units expected to be in use by 2050, the value of highly efficient air conditioners will...
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Blog Post | May 30, 2018 - 10:10 am

Gimme shelter: how energy efficiency can contribute to resilient rebuilding

The Atlantic hurricane season is just beginning, and experts are predicting another active year.
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Blog Post | May 24, 2018 - 12:10 pm

For summer travelers, improved fuel economy can help offset pain at the pump

A near-record number of families are hitting the road over Memorial Day weekend, just as gas prices are projected to climb to a four-year high....
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Blog Post | May 18, 2018 - 10:45 am

A rising tide: Energy efficiency now employs 2.25 million Americans

Looking for a job or smart investment? The energy efficiency field is an increasingly good bet for workers and financiers. Here’s why: new data show...
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Blog Post | May 14, 2018 - 9:55 am

American University just graduated to carbon neutral, thanks partly to energy efficiency

As college students across the country graduate, proud parents and friends are celebrating, but my alma mater also deserves some fanfare. American...
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Blog Post | May 10, 2018 - 1:04 pm

Iowa Takes Huge Step Backward on Energy Efficiency, While Other States Move Ahead

Iowa used to be known as a state very supportive of energy efficiency, but some recent news has people around the nation wondering what Iowa is...
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Blog Post | May 02, 2018 - 4:24 pm

Efficiency and renewables: the dream team for a clean energy future

With the promising trend of plunging prices for renewable energy, there may be a temptation to wonder whether energy efficiency is still cost...
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Blog Post | May 02, 2018 - 9:53 am

Affordable housing is disappearing; energy efficiency and solar energy can help reverse that trend

Many low-income individuals and families are finding it increasingly difficult to rent apartments (see here and here), but energy efficiency and...
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