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Blog Post | August 22, 2019 - 10:52 am

Making Every Energy Unit Count for the Customer

Provocative talks at last week’s Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry spotlighted ways to slash energy consumption by better matching...

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Blog Post | May 30, 2018 - 10:10 am

Gimme shelter: how energy efficiency can contribute to resilient rebuilding

The Atlantic hurricane season is just beginning, and experts are predicting another active year.
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Blog Post | May 24, 2018 - 12:10 pm

For summer travelers, improved fuel economy can help offset pain at the pump

A near-record number of families are hitting the road over Memorial Day weekend, just as gas prices are projected to climb to a four-year high....
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Blog Post | May 18, 2018 - 10:45 am

A rising tide: Energy efficiency now employs 2.25 million Americans

Looking for a job or smart investment? The energy efficiency field is an increasingly good bet for workers and financiers. Here’s why: new data show...
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Blog Post | May 14, 2018 - 9:55 am

American University just graduated to carbon neutral, thanks partly to energy efficiency

As college students across the country graduate, proud parents and friends are celebrating, but my alma mater also deserves some fanfare. American...
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Blog Post | May 10, 2018 - 1:04 pm

Iowa Takes Huge Step Backward on Energy Efficiency, While Other States Move Ahead

Iowa used to be known as a state very supportive of energy efficiency, but some recent news has people around the nation wondering what Iowa is...
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Blog Post | May 02, 2018 - 4:24 pm

Efficiency and renewables: the dream team for a clean energy future

With the promising trend of plunging prices for renewable energy, there may be a temptation to wonder whether energy efficiency is still cost...
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Blog Post | May 02, 2018 - 9:53 am

Affordable housing is disappearing; energy efficiency and solar energy can help reverse that trend

Many low-income individuals and families are finding it increasingly difficult to rent apartments (see here and here), but energy efficiency and...
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Blog Post | April 30, 2018 - 10:50 am

Blockchain and energy efficiency: a match made in heaven?

Blockchain technology could transform energy efficiency (and the world as we know it), but lately it’s been getting a bad rap. Many recent news...
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Blog Post | April 25, 2018 - 4:53 pm

What is resilience worth to you? A new metric could answer that question.

Puerto Rico experienced another island-wide blackout last week. Distributed energy resources such as combined heat and power (CHP) could help...
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Blog Post | April 25, 2018 - 1:23 pm

Boosting your home’s IQ delivers savings and improves comfort

US homes can lower their energy use by up to one-sixth simply by incorporating smart technologies, according to our new report, Energy Impacts of...
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