A New Metric for Tracking Net-Zero Energy Codes

Published in Green Energy Times (pages 26 & 27): ACEEE’s 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard was released in late September with Massachusetts leading based on six categories including utility programs, transportation, building energy codes, combined heat and power, state initiative...

NBI Unveils New Multifamily Energy Guide

Published in EC&M: Multifamily buildings offer a largely untapped opportunity for improving energy efficiency, according to a recent report from the New Buildings Institute (NBI). Despite tremendous potential for savings, the organization explains why the multifamily market is hard to...

The Federal Preemption Bind on Local Energy Policy

Published in Construction Executive: When it comes to energy efficiency in buildings, rapid technological advances are being undermined by outdated regulations. Decades-old federal laws currently prohibit states from setting energy standards for some of the most modern appliances, including heating...

NBI News

This NBI newsletter includes the following articles and more… The Sum of its Parts – Honoring the Paris Climate Agreement, New Tool Calculates Water Savings from Efficiency Measures, Rhode Island Shows Economic and Climate Leadership by Embracing Zero Energy, NBI...