Bold Action on Climate Change

Post / November 19, 2013

Just before Halloween, some big news came out and then quickly slipped back beneath the radar. It’s easy to see why: a story of government collaboration and progress could hardly be expected to grab much attention in a news cycle...

California Leading by Example

Post / August 14, 2013

More than 80 public building representatives met in Sacramento recently to kick off California’s ZNE Early Adopters Network. The meeting was the first of three planned sessions to support public sector leadership in zero-net energy (ZNE) practice, process, and planning...

No Better Time to Talk Energy Codes

Post / November 14, 2012

The remarkable events of the last few weeks, from a heated presidential election to “Superstorm” Sandy that left unanticipated destruction in its wake, brought with them new questions and much-needed debate about our nation’s energy challenges. Last week saw an...

NBI at ACEEE Summer Study

Post / August 18, 2010

Every other year, energy efficiency advocates from around the world gather at the sleepy Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove, Calif., to share what they’ve learned about energy efficiency in buildings. The Summer Study, which runs through this week, is...

Energy Codes Identified as a Green Building Trend to Watch in ’10

Post / February 8, 2010

As the calendar switches from 2009 to 2010 the attention being given to energy codes is seeming to intensify. A recent post titled “4 Green Building Trends to Watch in 2010” by the popular green innovation blog earth2tech identified energy...