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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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Press Release | November 14, 2012 - 3:46 pm Revises Ratings for Model Year 2011 and 2012 Hyundai and Kia Models

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. EPA recently found that auto manufacturers Hyundai and Kia had overstated the fuel economy of several of their vehicles in...
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Blog Post | October 25, 2012 - 9:32 am

As the Economy Recovers, the Stars Align for Investment in Industrial Energy Efficiency

The economy took center stage at times during this year’s presidential debates, but scant attention was paid to the manufacturing sector, which...
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Blog Post | October 16, 2012 - 10:56 am

What Is an Energy Efficiency Job?

The impact of investments in energy efficiency extends well beyond reducing energy costs or addressing the environmental impacts of energy extraction...
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Blog Post | October 09, 2012 - 12:08 pm

Eureka! The Southwest Strikes Gold with Energy Efficiency

A new frontier for energy efficiency has been evolving quietly in the Southwestern United States as the region’s electric utilities have increasingly...
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Blog Post | October 04, 2012 - 9:31 am

Harvest Time: Community-Based Social Marketing and ”High-Hanging Fruit” in Home Energy Retrofits

On October 10, ACEEE’s Behavior and Human Dimensions of Energy Use Program will be releasing the first in a series of white papers on popular...
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Blog Post | September 24, 2012 - 10:33 am

The Challenging and Changing World of Industrial Efficiency Program Evaluation

Today ACEEE released a new report that digs deep into the complicated but important work of evaluating the impact of energy efficiency programs. This...
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Blog Post | September 13, 2012 - 9:32 am

Energy Efficiency Looks Beyond the Natural Gas Boom

The recent boom in shale gas production and the subsequent decrease in the price of natural gas have left some wondering what the role for energy...
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Blog Post | September 06, 2012 - 1:01 pm

Energy Efficiency and Economic Opportunity

The economic benefits of energy efficiency extend far beyond lowering energy bills for consumers. Efficiency also contributes to economic development...
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Blog Post | August 28, 2012 - 1:50 pm

New Vehicle Standards to Achieve Major Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions

The Department of Transportation and the Environmental Protection Agency today finalized federal car and light truck fuel economy and greenhouse gas...
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