New Buildings Institute Welcomes Four New Senior Fellows

Post / August 13, 2019

New Buildings Institute (NBI) welcomes four top-level industry influencers as new Senior Fellows. These are experts in advanced energy policy, program implementation, research and education who have helped define the efficient use of energy in the built environment. We recognize...

Energy Efficiency and Equity

Post / September 25, 2018

A recent article from CityLab highlights the squeeze on low-income households—primarily renters—from rising energy cost and dwindling funding for low-income energy assistance programs. Disadvantaged communities—low-income and largely minority neighborhoods–spend a much higher share of their income on energy, according to...

Trainings Help Build Knowledge and Design Capability that is Driving ZNE in California

Post / March 30, 2017

Zero net energy workshops are back in 2017! California has ambitious goals around zero net energy (ZNE) buildings and rightly so. Buildings account for roughly 40% of the carbon emissions in the United States and is up to 80% of...