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Webinar: Increasing Interest in Energy Efficiency Through Real Estate Listings

 

Clicking into Efficiency: Increasing Interest in Energy Efficiency Through Real Estate Listings

Date and time: Thursday, August 6, 2:00 pm ET

Could energy efficiency information in online real estate listings nudge home buyers to click on homes that are more efficient? Does the form in which home buyers see the information matter? Can […]

SUN DAY Campaign: Renewables Hit New Record!

Provide More Than One-Quarter Of U.S. Electricity

Washington DC – Renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) produced significantly more electricity than either coal or nuclear power during the first five months of 2020, according to a SUN DAY Campaign analysis of just-released data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

In May […]

ButtonUp 2020 Goes Virtual!

This year upended life for just about all of us…and for many Vermonters, it’s been really tough. With all the uncertainty we face, why bring weatherization up on your list of things to make happen in 2020? Well, it’s even more important now that we’re all spending more time at home…

Safety: A professional weatherization […]

Event at Dartmouth College Wednesday, July 29, 12 p.m.

New Energy: Conversations with Early-Career Energy Researchers Michael Craig, University of Michigan “Electric Power in a Changing Climate”

Michael Craig will present his recent collaborations on how climate change will affect bulk power system planning and operations. Those collaborations include quantifying compounding effects of climate change on thermal plant availability, wind and solar resources, and […]

Event at Dartmouth College, July 28, 12:15 p.m.

Dartmouth Energy Collaborative Energy Seminar Kaitlyn Bunker, Rocky Mountain Institute “Clean Energy Transition: What We’ve Learned from Partnering with Caribbean Islands to Develop Inclusive Approaches that Accelerate Progress”

Kaitlyn Bunker, head of the Islands Energy Program at the Rocky Mountain Institute, will discuss the approach developed by the RMI team to best support islands […]

One week left to nominate your Champion of Energy Efficiency in Buildings

ACEEE is still accepting nominations for the Champion of Energy Efficiency in Buildings awards, including a recently added category for Young Professionals. The awards recipients will be announced at the 2020 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Please note that even if the Summer Study becomes a virtual event, we will still present […]

NY to Provide 0% Financing for Energy Efficiency Improvements and Renewable Energy Systems

NYSERDA and the Public Service Commission yesterday announced 0% financing to help stimulate energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy systems, including heat pumps (see the highlit section below) !

On March 27, 2020 over 800 individuals participated in a Webinar, jointly hosted by the Department of Public Service and the New York State Energy Research […]

The High Cost of Icicles

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Lori Barg

Decades ago my friend Dana Meadows wrote: “…imagine the whole world with no one living in dire need. Think how it would feel to be part of a society that had taken on and solved, permanently, the problem of hunger.”1 This can relate to other issues such as addressing […]

Register for the Upcoming Webinar on Hot Water Thermal Energy Storage

The Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office (BTO), within the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, is hosting a webinar entitled, “Thermal Energy Storage: Hot Water Thermal Energy” on Thursday March 19, 2020, at 3:00 PM E.T. This is the second webinar in a three-part webinar series designed to engage stakeholders to identify […]

Energy Bill Misses Chance to Cut Costs by $40 Billion and Slash Carbon Emissions; Must be Fixed

The Senate energy bill announced Thursday by Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Lisa Murkowski (R-Ala.) and Ranking Member Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) includes useful efficiency provisions, but does not do nearly enough to save energy and reduce harmful emissions, and must be fixed. It omits a key provision to strengthen building energy codes […]