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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 | May 22, 2012 - 10:23 am

Shaheen-Portman and INCAAA: An Important First Step

Although Congress has been unable to pass comprehensive energy and climate legislation so far, there is hope for energy efficiency legislation in the...
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Press Release | May 17, 2012 - 10:14 am

ACEEE Submits Comments on Federal Clean Energy Standard

Energy Efficiency Needs to Be Included in Order to Reduce Consumer Costs and Increase Emissions Reductions Washington, D.C.—A national clean energy...
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Press Release | May 16, 2012 - 1:19 pm

New Clothes Washer and Dishwasher Standards Will Save Consumers Loads of Money, Protect the Environment

Most Efficient Products Also Best at Cleaning Washington, D.C.—Energy and water efficiency standards released today by the U.S. Department of Energy...
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Press Release | May 16, 2012 - 10:08 am

Energy Efficiency Gains Traction in Lagging States

Despite Long-Standing Barriers, Opportunities Abound for States Furthest Behind on Energy Efficiency
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Blog Post | May 02, 2012 - 11:40 am

Of Gold and Goldilocks: Funding the Next Chapter in the Local Energy Efficiency Journey

This post is the third of three on sustaining local energy efficiency efforts. The first post described trends in local implementation of energy...
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Blog Post | May 01, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Inventing Tradition with your O&M Staff and Tenants

I will be speaking at the upcoming NCBC meeting in Nashville on May 15th.  The organizers and I decided to write a short blog with some ideas to help...
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Blog Post | May 01, 2012 - 9:33 am

ACEEE Updates State and Local Technical Assistance Toolkits

ACEEE has collaborated with state and local stakeholders for decades, arming them with valuable, up-to-date resources on energy efficiency to...
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Blog Post | April 26, 2012 - 3:41 pm

USDOE Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) Survives House Appropriations Intact

Supporters of industrial energy efficiency and combined heat & power (CHP) can breathe a sigh of relief, and might be allowed some guarded...
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Blog Post | April 23, 2012 - 12:04 pm

Make Every Day Earth Day with Some Quick Energy-Saving Tips

Yesterday was the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day, but as we are often reminded, every day is Earth Day. And it’s not too late to do your part to...
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Blog Post | April 19, 2012 - 12:35 pm

Lonely Pets, User-Centered Design, and Utility Demand-Side Management

Recently I spoke at the 2012 E Source Utility Customer Experience Conference in Charlotte, where I was invited to talk about user-centered design and...
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