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DOE announces new efficiency standard, expected to save businesses billions

The U.S. Department of Energy on Dec. 21, 2015, announced new energy efficiency standards  for commercial air conditioners and furnaces. With the new standards, according to the Department, over the lifetimes of the products, businesses will save $167 billion on their utility bills and carbon p Read More...

Better Buildings Progress Report, 2015

Better Buildings, launched by President Obama in 2011, is a broad, multi-strategy initiative aiming to improve the energy use of our nation's commercial, industrial, residential, and public buildings by 20% over 10 years. Over the past four years, Better Buildings has had tremendous success harnessi Read More...

DOE unveils $25M in funds available through data center efficiency program

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy recently announced up to $25 million in funding for a new program focused on creating innovative components to increase the energy efficiency of data centers.The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy group, o Read More...

Sweeping C&I energy efficiency bill reintroduced

A bipartisan group of Senators have reintroduced the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act, also known as the Portman-Shaheen bill, which aims to increase energy efficiency in the private sector and the federal government. Specifically focused on commercial buildings, manufactu Read More...

Infographic: U.S. energy consumption for 2017

The results are in: for 2017 by sector, transportation was responsible for the highest energy consumption in the U.S, followed by the industrial, residential, and commercial, according to the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the Department of Energy.Each year, the Laboratory re Read More...

Better Buildings 2018 Progress Report

The 2018 Better Buildings Annual Progress Report highlights accomplishments, strategies, and solutions in the commercial, industrial, residential, and public sectors to improve energy productivity.More than 350 Better Buildings Challenge partners have saved more than $3 billion since the program beg Read More...

Better Plants Program Partners save $5.3B in energy costs

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings, Better Plants program partners have posted savings of more than $5.3 billion in cumulative energy costs, which represents approximately 12% of the U.S manufacturing energy footprint.General Motors, Legrand North America, and C.F. Martin & C Read More...

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