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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 | 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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Press Release | July 25, 2017 - 2:32 pm

States Can Save Consumers and Businesses $113B with New Appliance Standards

Washington, DC—States could save consumers and businesses $113 billion by adopting new efficiency standards for products such as computers and...
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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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