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Blog Post | September 21, 2018 - 10:09 am

Energy Efficiency Day is two weeks away: Here’s what you can do

In just two weeks, on October 5, you can join a nationwide campaign (#EEDay2018) to shout out the multiple benefits of energy efficiency, from reducing energy waste and saving money to lessening...

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Blog Post | September 20, 2018 - 9:32 am

Beyond the burbs: Saving energy in rural communities

The energy efficiency community is increasingly looking at efficiency programs through a new lens: equity. We ask ourselves not just how to save...
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Blog Post | September 18, 2018 - 10:05 am

How Might Electrification Affect Electric and Gas Systems? Recent Studies Shed Both Light and Heat

Electrification is gaining a lot of attention as efforts mount to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and address climate change. ACEEE sees an...
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Blog Post | September 12, 2018 - 9:59 am

States’ energy use correlates with efficiency policies, new data suggest

Energy use per capita varies widely by state, according to new data from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). The lowest is in Rhode...
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Blog Post | September 06, 2018 - 2:41 pm

California must go big on energy efficiency to be carbon-free by 2045

California’s official push toward a carbon-free electricity system, now awaiting the governor’s signature, will need dramatic contributions from...
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Blog Post | August 30, 2018 - 12:01 pm

On Labor Day, we salute the 2.2 million-plus Americans who work to save energy

Tiffany Perrin seals leaky windows and walls. Sonny Gordon makes well-insulated building panels. Marilyn Bryce-Schanhals provides affordable, energy-...
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Blog Post | August 23, 2018 - 10:57 am

Energy efficiency helps rural households afford energy bills

In rural South Carolina, Maxine Stroman struggled to pay her energy bills. Her husband had recently died, leaving her the sole source of income for...
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Press Release | August 14, 2018 - 10:00 am

ACEEE Presents 2018 Champions of Energy Efficiency in Buildings Awards

Pacific Grove, California—ACEEE presented three Champion of Energy Efficiency awards last night at its 20th biennial Summer Study on Energy...
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Blog Post | August 07, 2018 - 9:45 am

Good news from the Midwest: Michigan emerges as energy efficiency powerhouse

Despite recent challenges and setbacks for energy efficiency in the Midwest, promising advances are also taking place.
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Blog Post | August 07, 2018 - 9:29 am

Zero energy ready homes gain ground: Summer Study speaker highlights trend

The push toward efficient, high-performance buildings has involved both technologies and programs. Next week, at ACEEE’s popular biennial Summer...
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Blog Post | August 06, 2018 - 9:53 am

India’s new scorecard shows states are stepping ahead on energy efficiency

In India last week, ACEEE’s sister organization released the first-ever scorecard to track the energy efficiency efforts of India’s 29 states and...
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