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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…
Energy Efficiency Investments In Small BuildingsAug, 22 2022 15:08
Until recently, the focus of energy efficiency has been on large commercial buildings. But small buildings are getting in on the action, which means a lot for small businesses and green job seekers in local economies. 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…
National Energy Efficiency Program Starts in New YorkNov, 16 2013 01:11
New York is taking the lead in an energy efficiency program that will save people money and create green jobs. Read here to find out 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…
New Energy Efficiency Bill In The SenateSep, 5 2013 04:09
The U.S. Senate is about to debate a new energy efficiency bill that will create a lot of new jobs in the green economy. Find out what they’re up to...
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…
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.
Energy Efficiency Research is Good for Our Industry – And The World!Jul, 10 2013 04:07
Do you ever wonder what will make people save energy? What programs? What incentives? What negative consequences? Well, there's research underway to find out the answers - and when they do, they'll use them to help government create programs to help people reduce their energy use. Find out what they've learned so far...
The Federal Government – Taking On Green Energy In Its Own BackyardJun, 26 2013 03:06
The federal government has been talking about green energy and energy efficiency for years, but in the past few years, it has taken real steps to show just how serious it is about the environment.
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.