How cities can improve homes

Published by GreenBiz: The way we use energy makes a big difference in our lives in how safe, comfortable and productive we are. In addition to impacting our individual lives, energy use in homes makes up a large part of...

July 2019 NBI Newsletter

The latest NBI newsletter is available here. It includes information about: the release of our latest Annual Report, 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) efforts, the Public Buildings Portfolio Management framework, and the emerging lexicon around zero energy and zero...

ASHRAE signs three new MOUs

Published by Cooling Post: ASHRAE has extended its areas of future collaboration with the signing of agreements with a number of leading organisations. In the last few days the US association has signed MOUs with the International District Energy Association...

IECC Committee Approves EV Charging Proposal

Published by Facility Executive Magazine: During the first week of May 2019, International Code Council (ICC) code hearings were held in Albuquerque, NM to determine which of the proposed code amendments will be considered for adoption in the 2021 model...

2019 Zero Energy Buildings Count Nears 600

Published by Facility Executive: Every year, New Buildings Institute (NBI) digs into its extensive Getting to Zero Buildings Database and analyzes the information collected from thousands of low-energy projects across the United States and Canada in order to offer the...

Net-Zero Community Opens in New York

Published by Multi-Housing News: The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority announced the completion of the first phase of Solara Apartments. To facilitate the construction of similar projects, NYSERDA will provide $15 million through the next round of...