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Blog Post | February 22, 2018 - 1:17 pm

Iowa bills threaten to roll back energy efficiency, putting consumer savings at risk

With a critical vote coming as soon as Monday, Iowa is at an important crossroads as legislative efforts threaten to scale back energy efficiency. In recent weeks, legislators have introduced...

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Blog Post | September 12, 2017 - 12:16 pm

Cool tech tools can conserve energy in surprising ways. Explore with us.

The extreme weather events sweeping the United States, from wildfires in the West to hurricanes in the South, are causing untold personal suffering...
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Blog Post | August 17, 2017 - 10:00 am

Run on Less roadshow takes a national tour to showcase the next level of tractor-trailer fuel efficiency

In September, seven Class 8 tractor-trailers equipped with recent-model-year Freightliner, International, and Volvo trucks will participate in the...
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Blog Post | August 15, 2017 - 10:00 am

How can we increase energy efficiency investments? Here are 10 suggestions

This is the final post in a three-part series on understanding and increasing investments in energy efficiency by businesses and individuals. In the...
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Blog Post | August 14, 2017 - 10:33 am

Here’s how Southeastern states can reduce the energy burden of low-income households

Southeastern residents currently face historically high poverty rates, and low-income households spend an average of three times as much on energy...
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Blog Post | August 11, 2017 - 11:31 am

Energy efficiency and industry: the national trend

The industrial sector is unique among end-use sectors in that its energy intensity has declined consistently in recent decades, decreasing 45% from...
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Blog Post | August 10, 2017 - 10:47 am

US cities are starting to expand transportation options for low-income residents

Many urban residents today can choose from a wide range of travel options. Public buses and trains, car-sharing options like Zipcar, on-demand ride-...
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Blog Post | August 08, 2017 - 9:45 am

Our unique guide tracks how local energy policy boosts community resilience

How have your community’s energy efficiency initiatives also increased its resilience? Our new paper, Indicators for Local Energy Resilience, gives...
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Blog Post | August 03, 2017 - 9:46 am

Ultra-low energy retrofits show promising growth across the US

The United States is seeing a promising upward trend in ultra-low energy (ULE) buildings. While much of this progress has occurred with new...
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Blog Post | July 27, 2017 - 11:29 am

New ENERGY STAR-like label enters the marketplace; Join us to learn more

In mid August, we’re holding a pre-conference Summer Study meeting in Denver to explain and discuss something big. Really big! We started the...
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Blog Post | July 24, 2017 - 12:59 pm

Who Invests in Energy Efficiency and Why?

This blog post is the second in a three-post series on understanding and increasing investments by businesses and individuals in energy efficiency....
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