News & Blog

Blog | July 19, 2017 - 10:31 am

Natural gas efficiency has shown impressive advances, and the future looks promising

The majority of studies on utility-funded energy efficiency programs focus on electricity; natural gas traditionally receives much less attention.

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Blog | June 02, 2017 - 10:15 am

Funding for energy efficiency is at risk in Connecticut, and it’s worse than before

A year ago I wrote about a threat to energy efficiency funding in Connecticut. Lawmakers had proposed using Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI...
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Blog | May 31, 2017 - 12:21 pm

Save Energy, Save Lives: Announcing ACEEE’s newest program, Health and Environment

Spring is peak season for allergies and asthma. As a result, May has been declared National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month by the Asthma and...
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Blog | May 26, 2017 - 10:00 am

New standard practice manual for cost-effectiveness is an indispensable resource

On May 18th the National Efficiency Screening Project and E4TheFuture announced the release of the first National Standard Practice Manual (NSPM)....
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Blog | May 24, 2017 - 11:46 am

Making America inefficient: the budget’s gory details

The Trump administration seeks crippling cuts to programs that accomplish the very goals of the proposed 2018 budget: jobs, economic growth,...
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Press Release | May 23, 2017 - 12:47 pm

ACEEE Statement: Proposed FY18 Budget Would Kill Jobs by Targeting Energy Efficiency Programs

Statement by Steven Nadel, ACEEE Executive Director For all the talk about increasing US jobs, the president’s budget takes a meat cleaver to the...
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Press Release | May 22, 2017 - 1:47 pm

ACEEE Announces New Senior Director for Policy and Federal Policy Manager

Washington, DC—ACEEE has restructured its policy leadership, adding a new senior director for policy and a new federal policy manager. “These new...
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Blog | May 17, 2017 - 10:28 am

Doing more with less: How the US economy grows while energy use falls

ACEEE started our DataPoint series of informative graphs in December 2015, with the first one on energy intensity and how it relates to energy...
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Blog | May 16, 2017 - 9:56 am

Silent Saver Under Attack: Why We Need the Building Technologies Office

Are you happy to have cheap, efficient light bulbs that don’t flicker and hum? How about a large refrigerator that uses less electricity than the old...
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Blog | May 11, 2017 - 10:54 am

How to jump-start the financing of infrastructure and efficiency? Join our discussion

President Trump’s position on clean energy has deviated from his predecessor’s, and the new political climate raises questions about how clean energy...
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Press Release | May 10, 2017 - 11:41 am

Cities Boost Efforts to Reduce Energy Waste: Here's How They Rank

Scorecard of 51 large cities reveals the top 10, including Boston, NYC, Seattle, Los Angeles, and Portland. Orlando, Phoenix, Los Angeles, San Diego...
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