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Democrats will turn the focus to energy efficiency standards and incentive programs this week with hearings in the Senate and House energy panels.
Date: 03/08/2010
Type: News
The Department of Energy is working with the EPA and other federal departments to develop an energy label for homes, scheduled to be launched this fall.
Date: 03/08/2010
Type: News
A newly proposed Building Star program would provide incentives for commercial buildings to reduce their energy consumption and increase efficiency.
Date: 03/05/2010
Type: News
The Center for Architecture Science and Ecology (CASE) will test it's concentrating pyramids that focus light onto solar cells on a new eco-friendly research building.
Date: 03/04/2010
Type: News
Google releases the application programing interface for Google PowerMeter, a tool to provide users with real time energy use and cost data.
Date: 03/03/2010
Type: Blog
The Department of Energy's ARPA-E will distribute $100 million for research on energy efficient building technologies and smart grid concepts.
Date: 03/02/2010
Type: Blog
Energy efficiency features are becoming standard in new home construction due to increasing demand and eco-consciousness.
Date: 03/02/2010
Type: Article
Technologies: Buildings
Obama promotes green jobs and discusses the Home Star program which will provide rebates for homeowners to pursue energy efficiency home upgrades.
Date: 03/02/2010
Type: News
TV and appliance standards, improved building codes, and utility programs are among some of the instruments California is using to increase energy efficiency and reduce energy use.
Date: 02/18/2010
Type: Article
Even with financial incentives, a publicity campaign, and federal policies, homeowners are reluctant to take action to improve the energy efficiency of their homes.
Date: 02/15/2010
Type: Blog

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