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The cap-and-trade program in the climate and energy bill could lessen the impact of climate change by increasing efficiencies.
Date: 07/31/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
The California Public Utilities Commission approved a $3.1 billion energy efficiency budget for California utilities, the largest commitment ever made by a state to energy efficiency.
Date: 10/01/2009
Type: News
Executive Order 13514 addresses energy efficiency in electronics, servers, and data centers and sets ambitious goals for energy efficiency in buildings for all federal agencies.
Date: 10/07/2009
Type: News
The DOE sponsored Solar Decathlon challenges twenty student teams from universities in North America and Europe to design, build, and operate a solar powered house.
Date: 10/10/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Buildings, Climate Change
The U.S. Department of Energy's 2008 Buildings Energy Data Book contains statistics on residential and commercial building energy consumption. Data tables contain statistics related to construction, building technologies, energy consumption, and building characteristics.
Date: 10/21/2009
Technologies: Buildings, Climate Change
The Institute's Summit has been selected to feature on UCTV, whose programming can be seen in over 22 million households nationwide via cable and worldwide on the internet.
Date: 10/30/2009
Type: News
Technologies: General Information
Recovery Act money awarded to 41 industrial energy efficiency projects throughout the country.
Date: 11/03/2009
Type: News
The White House is considering implementation of a two-year, $23 billion "Home Star" program to encourage homeowners to undertake weatherization projects such as adding air sealing, insulation and energy-saving light bulbs.
Date: 11/17/2009
Type: News
The head of the IEA stressed the importance of energy efficiency in solving the global energy issues, saying that energy efficiency can do more that all other solutions combined.
Date: 12/14/2009
Type: Blog
A new book recently published by the National Academy of Sciences describes how existing energy efficiency technologies can help the US use less energy while maintaining economic growth.
Date: 01/05/2010
Type: Article

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