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Blog Post | June 20, 2018 - 3:41 pm

Our rural initiative aims to jumpstart rural America’s untapped potential for energy

Saving energy saves money everywhere — in cities, suburbs, small towns, and remote, sparsely populated areas. But for those living in the 75% of the United States considered to be rural, energy...

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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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Blog Post | 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. To...
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Blog Post | July 18, 2017 - 9:47 am

How many billions do US businesses and individuals invest in energy efficiency each year?

This is the first post in a three-part series on understanding and increasing investments in energy efficiency by businesses and individuals. The...
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Blog Post | July 11, 2017 - 2:02 pm

Utility programs can help low-income customers keep the lights on, but some do better than others

As households ramp up air conditioners to stay cool this summer, many will find themselves with higher energy bills. Paying these bills will be...
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Blog Post | July 11, 2017 - 12:02 pm

Don’t drop low-hanging fruit of truck fuel efficiency

A key element of the “Phase 2” heavy-duty vehicle fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions standards adopted last fall was the program’s...
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Blog Post | June 28, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Heading to college? Shrink Your Dorm Print will help students make a statement

An annual rite of passage is fast approaching. Parents, some wistful and others elated, will drop their kids off at college for the first time. To...
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