Tag: American-Council-for-an-Energy-Efficient-Economy

Retrofitting Commercial Buildings, ACEEE

What’s The Biggest Barrier To Retrofitting Commercial Buildings?

ACEEE examines how conflicting interests in the commercial real estate industry prevent more significant energy efficiency investment, and identifies strategies for utilities to drive energy savings.
Strategic Energy Management

Can Strategic Energy Management Programs Drive Carbon Reduction?

ACEEE explores how SEM can support decarbonization efforts and provides strategies to broaden the scope of these programs to better meet today’s GHG emission reduction goals.
smart building

The Impact Of Smart Buildings On Facilities Management

The transformation from traditional structures to smart buildings is fundamentally reshaping the domain of facilities management.
transition to electric vehicles

A Rapid Transition To EVs? States Need Stronger Policies

States will have to dramatically step up their efforts to enable a full transition to electric cars, trucks, and buses, a new ACEEE report finds.
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Building Performance Standards: A Key To Reducing Emissions

ACEEE looks at the expanding role of building performance standards as a key strategy to reduce emissions from existing buildings.
energy efficiency

New Report Details Progress On Energy Efficiency

The report quantifies recent progress on energy efficiency and points to critical opportunities ahead for buildings.
Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Energy Efficiency: California Is Tops, Maine Is Most Improved

California's energy efficiency policies and efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions earn it the #1 spot on ACEEE's 2022 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
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.
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.
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.
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.
energy champions

ACEEE Energy Champions Announced

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy revealed its “Champions of Energy Efficiency” at its summer event recognizing leadership in the industrial efficiency sector.
PACE financing

From Construction To Retrofits, PACE Financing Saves Serious Energy

ACEEE explores how the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing tool for energy and water conservation projects has grown quickly in recent years across the United States.
energy use commercial buildings

New Opportunities To Optimize Energy Use

Innovative technologies, system design, building operations, and financing are among the emerging opportunities to optimize energy use in commercial buildings, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).
candy industry

How Candy Companies Are Saving Energy

Many candy companies are taking energy-saving steps to improve their business models and meet their sustainability goals.

ARRA Funds For State And Local Governments

In an effort to clarify how ARRA funding ties to state energy code adoption and enforcement, 14 organizations have developed an explanatory statement in order to clarify for state and local governments.
Fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) webinar

Did You Miss Our “Building Analytics, Skilled Labor Shortages & Decarbonization” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn how fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) has become a critical part of the resilient facility team’s tech stack.
Optimizing operations, Hybrid Office

View Our Free “Optimizing Operations In The Hybrid Office” Webinar

In this free video webinar, learn how optimizing operations in an office building has taken on newfound significance in the era of hybrid work.

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