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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 | February 21, 2017 - 4:52 pm

Multifamily energy efficiency spending nearly triples in four years

Today, one in six American households resides in the apartments or condominiums of multifamily buildings. While new multifamily buildings are being...
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Blog | February 09, 2017 - 3:58 pm

Demand response programs can reduce utilities’ peak demand an average of 10%, complementing savings from energy efficiency programs

Demand response and energy efficiency programs are complementary: energy efficiency reduces both energy use and peak demand while demand response...
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Blog | February 08, 2017 - 10:22 am

“Summer Study” goes to India’s “Pink City”

India, the world's most populous democracy, is making strides toward boosting its energy efficiency. Its efforts include the bulk purchase and...
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Blog | February 01, 2017 - 11:53 am

Wading into the Trump era of energy efficiency

Barely one week into the new administration, we are far enough into the water to see dim shapes of the future ahead—some look more like sharks, some...
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Blog | January 27, 2017 - 4:44 pm

Art Rosenfeld, the “Godfather of Energy Efficiency” and an ACEEE founder, passed away today

Art Rosenfeld, a leading physicist and one of the founders of ACEEE, passed away today at age 90. Art began the energy efficiency research program at...
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Blog | January 25, 2017 - 9:55 am

How to ensure clean water supplies? Energy-efficient desalination could be key

(This is the fourth blog post in our series on the energy-water nexus. Our first post outlined the potential impact of climate change, our second...
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Blog | January 23, 2017 - 10:15 am

Training needed! Energy efficiency firms struggle to find qualified workers

As the US unemployment rate nears a 10-year low, some companies report trouble finding skilled workers. The problem is particularly pervasive, as new...
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Blog | January 10, 2017 - 9:57 am

We knew energy efficiency employs a lot of people, and now we know how many

As President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office next week, he will be looking to make good on his campaign promise to create jobs and...
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Blog | January 09, 2017 - 10:21 am

Green financing remains key, but what’s the best way forward? We want your ideas

2017 will usher in a new administration and likely some changes in federal energy policy. Despite the uncertainty of such change, one fact is clear:...
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Blog | January 04, 2017 - 12:28 pm

2017 is looking like a good year for energy efficiency as investments grow

As the new year begins, we expect 2017 will bring increased investments in energy efficiency and other efforts to save energy.
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