News & Blog

Blog | October 18, 2017 - 10:00 am

Innovation in evaluation accelerates as energy efficiency programs grow

As gas and electric utilities increasingly rely on energy efficiency as a resource, innovative ways to evaluate its impacts are emerging.

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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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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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Blog | May 03, 2017 - 10:38 am

Where does your city rank in the 2017 City Energy Efficiency Scorecard?

Next week we will release the 2017 City Energy Efficiency Scorecard. Because it’s been two years since we published the last edition, here are some...
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Blog | April 28, 2017 - 10:19 am

Coal is big. Solar’s bigger. But energy efficiency is the biggest.

The New York Times recently reported that the solar industry now employs more people than the coal industry. It made the point well by featuring the...
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Blog | April 27, 2017 - 11:25 am

New bill would treat PACE like a mortgage and take away consumer choice

Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs have been an unqualified success story for consumers’ pocketbooks and the economy, helping...
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Blog | April 26, 2017 - 9:56 am

How big is the market for intelligent efficiency technology? You may be surprised

Our new research reveals that sales of learning thermostats, a very popular form of intelligent efficiency, are expected to be three times as high...
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Blog | April 19, 2017 - 9:20 am

Western States Poised to Spring Forward on Energy Efficiency

This spring, two western states are likely to decide on efforts that would yield dramatic energy savings, more jobs, and cleaner air. Legislators in...
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