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Resource pages for "ACEEE"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

Inflation Reduction Act Of 2022 Proposes Energy-Saving Investments In Buildings

A compromise to President Biden’s Build Back Better, the new act would make historic energy-saving investments in buildings, industry,  and transportation.
fluorescent tube lights

Vermont Phases Out Fluorescent Tubes In Favor Of LEDs

ACEEE explores how a Vermont policy to phase out most fluorescent tube lights in favor of LEDs is a guide for other states to reduce energy costs, greenhouse gas emissions, and mercury pollution.
Energy-Saving Commercial Building Retrofits

How To Scale Energy-Saving Commercial Building Retrofits

Commercial building retrofits can reduce energy use by up to 40%, but are not happening at the scale needed to meet climate goals, according to a new ACEEE report.
Lighting LEDs

Lighting Trends: Get Ready For LEDs 2.0

As the first generation of LED fixtures are due for replacement, facilities can boost the benefits.
Industrial Heat Pumps

Industrial Heat Pumps Offer A Path To Energy Security

ACEEE's Industrial Program Director discusses how industrial heat pumps (IHP) offer a compelling path to greater electrification and energy security.
LEDs

LEDs Now More Economical, Fluorescent Bulbs Should Be Phased Out

Compared to mercury-laced fluorescent bulbs, LEDs cost less, are widely available, and would cut greenhouse gas emissions, new study says.
climate transportation

Lagging Transportation Initiatives Hold Back Cities’ Climate Efforts

Most large U.S. cities have yet to institute strong policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation, finds new ACEEE report.
clean energy efficiency targets

States’ Climate Efforts Need Stronger Efficiency Steps

ACEEE’s review of states and territories with laws requiring a transition to 100% clean electricity, found that only Virginia and Washington include specific efficiency targets.
industrial clusters

U.S. Can Cut Emissions By Helping Transform Industrial Clusters

ACEEE's Director of Industrial Program discusses how clusters of industrial companies offer a powerful approach to developing and deploying low-carbon infrastructure.
energy efficiency industry

ACEEE Announces 2021 Champions of Energy Efficiency In Industry

This year’s Champions of Energy Efficiency in Industry Award winners include six influential experts from government and the private sector.
energy costs

Energy Management Cost Effective In Industrial, Commercial Buildings

New report provides comprehensive snapshot of strategic energy management (SEM) — a systematic process to holistically manage energy use to improve efficiency.
President Biden

Survey Shows Bipartisan Support For Stronger Energy-Saving Standards

As President Biden unveils new efforts to tackle the climate crisis, ACEEE’s Wendy Koch reviews a survey that shows broad bipartisan support for energy efficiency measures.
energy saving

California Tops 2020 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

States are still adopting new energy-saving rules, but the COVID-19 pandemic is slowing overall progress, according to the annual ACEEE report.
schools

How To Create COVID-Safe And Sustainable Learning Environments

ACEEE shares how schools and policymakers can take steps now to create safe, sustainable learning environments that could deliver long-term energy savings.

Reduce COVID-19 Risks In Commercial Buildings Without Wasting Energy

As offices, schools, and retail stores reopen, ACEEE’s Steven Nadel discusses how to reduce COVID-19 risks without wasting energy.
clean energy

New York City Leads 2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard

Boston, Seattle, Minneapolis, and San Francisco round out the top U.S. cities growing their clean energy efforts, according to ACEEE's newly-released 2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard.
energy efficiency

Energy Bill Includes Significant Measures To Improve Efficiency

The U.S. House has passed an energy innovation bill that would make key strides to improve energy efficiency in buildings.
utility energy efficiency

U.S. Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard Highlights An Industry Transforming

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) ranks utilities on 20 metrics based on 2018 performance, programs, and policies. Leading the way: National Grid Massachusetts and Eversource Massachusetts, tied for first place.

Few Cities Include Robust Clean Energy Policies In Resilience Plans

While many cities are taking steps to increase energy efficiency and renewable power, only one-fifth include such initiatives in their resilience plans, finds a global survey by ACEEE.
efficiency standards

DOE Publishes Four New Efficiency Standards, Bowing To Court Order

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published the first new national appliance efficiency standards since 2017.

Webinars

The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.
FCA Data

Join Us For Our Free “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar

Join us for a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
Operational Efficiency

Did You Miss Our “Achieving Operational Efficiency In An Economic Downturn” Webinar?

View our round-table discussion and learn how can facility managers can achieve operational efficiency when managing complex buildings.

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