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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 | 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...
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Blog Post | June 19, 2018 - 9:37 am

Tune in to the 2018 World Cup of Energy Efficiency!

As the world remains fixated on one of the most-anticipated sporting events of the year, ACEEE will release the results of its own World Cup. Will...
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Blog Post | June 13, 2018 - 5:20 pm

Cities are laying the foundation for a robust and equitable energy efficiency workforce

As US cities push forward to meet their clean energy goals, they will need a strong, capable energy efficiency workforce to make critical energy-...
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Blog Post | June 12, 2018 - 3:00 pm

Car Buyers Rank Fuel Economy as a Top Priority

The Trump administration is expected to propose any day a rollback of greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards, based partly on the notion that...
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Blog Post | June 05, 2018 - 12:19 pm

Program administrators can stay ahead of the curve with high-efficiency air conditioners

With as many as four billion additional air conditioning units expected to be in use by 2050, the value of highly efficient air conditioners will...
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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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