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Efficiency

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  • CitiesSpeak

An upcoming webinar will show how cities can provide their residents with reliable, low-cost, and easy-to-perform home energy assessments.

When the city of Berkeley, California, launched its Building Energy…

photo - Cities Turn to Home Energy Score to Help Residents Save Money and Reduce Energy Waste
photo - Cities Turn to Home Energy Score to Help Residents Save Money and Reduce Energy Waste
  • Webinar

With more than 50,000 homes scored, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Home Energy Score is gaining momentum across the country. The Home Energy Score provides homeowners and homebuyers with a simple way to understand how much energy a home is…

  • News Announcement

As a part of the Obama Administration's effort to cut energy waste in the nation's buildings and facilities, today the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National League of Cities launched the Better Buildings Zero Energy Districts…

city at night
city at night
  • CitiesSpeak

In an environment of decreased city revenues, limited state and federal aid and smaller municipal workforces, the value of data-driven decisions is greater than ever.

Decreasing a backlog of housing inspections by 70 percent. Achieving a…

Performance Management
Performance Management
  • News Announcement

by Carolyn Berndt 

The 2012 International Energy Conservation Code adopted last week at the Final Action Hearings of the International Code Council (ICC) will result in historic gains in the energy efficiency of building energy codes…