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Blog Post | November 15, 2018 - 10:25 am

To inspire energy-saving behaviors, local governments engage residents, hold contests, try games

Nearly two-thirds of behavior-based programs for saving energy involve in-person contact with residents, such as home energy audits, according to a new survey of 50 such programs nationwide. As...

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Blog Post | August 23, 2018 - 10:57 am

Energy efficiency helps rural households afford energy bills

In rural South Carolina, Maxine Stroman struggled to pay her energy bills. Her husband had recently died, leaving her the sole source of income for...
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Press Release | August 14, 2018 - 10:00 am

ACEEE Presents 2018 Champions of Energy Efficiency in Buildings Awards

Pacific Grove, California—ACEEE presented three Champion of Energy Efficiency awards last night at its 20th biennial Summer Study on Energy...
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Blog Post | August 07, 2018 - 9:45 am

Good news from the Midwest: Michigan emerges as energy efficiency powerhouse

Despite recent challenges and setbacks for energy efficiency in the Midwest, promising advances are also taking place.
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Blog Post | August 07, 2018 - 9:29 am

Zero energy ready homes gain ground: Summer Study speaker highlights trend

The push toward efficient, high-performance buildings has involved both technologies and programs. Next week, at ACEEE’s popular biennial Summer...
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Blog Post | August 06, 2018 - 9:53 am

India’s new scorecard shows states are stepping ahead on energy efficiency

In India last week, ACEEE’s sister organization released the first-ever scorecard to track the energy efficiency efforts of India’s 29 states and...
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Blog Post | August 02, 2018 - 9:53 am

Equity in energy efficiency: Summer Study speakers discuss topic

In our new Rural Energy Burden report, we find that low-income residents spend a much bigger share of their income on energy bills than other...
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Press Release | August 02, 2018 - 9:12 am

Rollback of fuel efficiency standards would cost consumers billions

Statement by Therese Langer, ACEEE Transportation Program Director The Trump administration’s plan to roll back clean car standards will force...
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Blog Post | August 01, 2018 - 10:00 am

New programs nudge homeowners to switch to electric heat pumps

From coast to coast, several programs are starting to help homeowners switch from space and water heating fueled by oil, propane, and natural gas to...
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Blog Post | July 31, 2018 - 9:25 am

Just how smart can our buildings and grid be? Summer Study panel leader offers insights

From advanced data analytics and cybersecurity to artificial intelligence and blockchain, technology offers sweeping opportunities — and challenges...
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Blog Post | July 30, 2018 - 10:24 am

Will Trump’s DOE soon propose to roll back light bulb standards? Here’s what’s at stake

The Trump administration will soon release a proposed rule on light bulb standards. The details are under wraps, but manufacturers have lobbied for...
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