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3 WAYS TO ADVANCE THE RETROFIT MARKETAug, 28 2022 10:08
Ceres is an organization whose mission is to “mobilize investor and business leadership to build a thriving, sustainable global economy.” Last month, Ceres issued a report that outlined new initiatives to help scale up the building energy retrofit business.
Cities Are Building Energy Efficient HomesAug, 23 2022 10:08
Cities are starting to see the revenue-generating, job-creating and environment-saving potential of building energy efficient homes on publicly owned land. Boston is already on the move, and other cities are following close behind. Read on to find out more…
Senators Keep Energy Efficiency Bill AliveDec, 7 2013 01:12
The recent battle over government funding put a lot of items on the backburner for the Senate, including the energy efficiency Shaheen-Portman bill. But these Senators are not ready to let it go, and it’s picking up steam once again. Find out more…
Even MORE Pressure To Implement Energy EfficiencyNov, 22 2013 03:11
As legislation to increase energy efficiency heads towards a clear pass in the Senate, a new amendment would mean big bucks for states to pursue their own energy efficiency agendas and create jobs in local economies. Read more…
Energy Efficiency and JobsNov, 1 2013 00:11
The USDA is starting over 600 new projects to help people increase energy efficiency and save money across the country. And all of this will only lead to more jobs. Find out more…
Green Jobs Putting People To WorkJul, 31 2013 03:07
As the economy recovers, one of the biggest areas of growth in employment is green jobs. Read on to find out more…
Energy Efficiency for EveryoneJul, 21 2013 04:07
Engaging the average Joe in a conversation about energy efficiency be hard sometimes, but the conversations get even harder when talking to people with low incomes. Here are a few ways to get that conversation going...
Renewable Energy Closing The GapJul, 18 2013 04:07
The world depends way too much on coal as our main source of energy, but the spot for second-largest energy source is up for grabs - and renewable energy is set to take over the second spot very soon.
New NATE Certification for RESNET Home Energy RatersJul, 2 2013 00:07
In June, RESNET announced that RESNET Home Energy Raters would soon be able to get a new HVAC certification – the NATE HVAC Performance Verification Certification. Find out more...
Americans Are Serious About Energy EfficiencyJun, 25 2013 06:06
With all the energy efficiency products and services on the market, it seems obvious that energy efficiency is a growing sector in today’s economy. But here's the undisputed proof!
Energy Efficiency: Not Just For HomesJun, 20 2013 00:06
When you think of energy efficiency, you probably think of all the things you can do around the house to save energy. But let's not forget where HALF of our country's energy usage comes from.
Clean Energy Jobs, Jobs and More JobsJun, 18 2013 01:06
Last year, Environmental Entrepreneurs released a report showing the positive impacts of clean energy on job growth in the US economy. In the second quarter alone, 70 companies announced clean energy job projects, which created almost 38,000 new jobs.
Demand for Energy Efficient Homes Spells Opportunity for Energy Auditors & RatersJun, 10 2013 18:06
Skyrocketing energy prices have motivated homeowners to find efficiencies to reduce their energy costs. This has meant a huge opportunity for Energy Auditors and Raters.