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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 | October 18, 2016 - 1:00 pm

Our new guide helps separate the Pikachus from the Digletts of energy efficiency behavior-change programs

In the energy efficiency world, programs that reduce energy use by targeting human behavior are relatively few, but proliferating quickly. In 2013,...
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Blog | October 14, 2016 - 10:14 am

New research shows Michigan could actually profit from Clean Power Plan compliance

My home state of Michigan recently released two reports summarizing how Michigan could comply with EPA’s Clean Power Plan requirements.  As has been...
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Blog | October 12, 2016 - 10:00 am

Here’s how we scale up participation and savings in residential retrofits

Our existing housing stock is an underutilized energy efficiency resource. We’ve only scratched the surface of its potential to save energy. Decades...
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Press Release | September 27, 2016 - 10:44 am

California Golden Again on Energy Efficiency, Regains #1-State Spot in Tie with 6-Time Winner Massachusetts

10thAnniversary Energy Efficiency Scorecard Shows VT, RI, CT, NY Rounding Out Top 5; MO, ME, and MI are 3 Most Improved States; LA, KS, SD, WY, and...
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Blog | September 20, 2016 - 10:00 am

Solar and energy efficiency need to work together like peanut butter and jelly

Energy efficiency and solar advocates have on occasion butted heads over which option should be implemented in homes and buildings first and how much...
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Press Release | September 19, 2016 - 3:20 pm

ACEEE Announces Transitions on Board of Directors

Washington, DC—ACEEE is pleased to announce that Mandy Mahoney of the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA) and David Parekh of United...
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Blog | September 15, 2016 - 1:37 pm

Energy efficiency should be placed on a level playing field in the Clean Energy Incentive Program

Despite the fact that energy efficiency is generally the least-cost option for states looking to comply with the Clean Power Plan, it has yet to be...
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Blog | September 08, 2016 - 11:46 am

Studies suggest that past rates of energy efficiency improvement can be sustained

Can efficiency improvements achieved in past decades be sustained in the future?  How much impact does the rebound effect have on energy efficiency...
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Blog | September 07, 2016 - 10:00 am

Expanding the energy efficiency toolbox through green banks

There are many tried-and-true tools in the energy efficiency toolbox. Programs in the utility sector that offer customers a variety of rebates,...
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Blog | September 01, 2016 - 11:07 am

The good, better, and best of the Phase 2 heavy-duty vehicle standards

Heavy-duty vehicle fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions standards are a signature program of the Obama administration, initially adopted in...
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