Union Gas incentives help cut energy use in London public housing
This great program supported energy efficiency upgrades to 110 townhouse units and five apartment buildings and included new windows and doors.
NAIMA Canada on insulating against the cold & higher energy costs
First tip: If icicles are hanging from the eaves of your home your attic is not properly insulated!
Housing project in US to compare two different energy code standards
The US$12-million experiment will track energy costs for 15 years in two separate apartment buildings, one built with passive energy design, the other meeting current energy code standards. Cost savings aren't the only benefit to energy efficiency
This Environmental Defense Fund blog takes a look at the effectiveness of various energy efficiency cost tests including the Total Resource Cost, the Societal Cost Test and the Utility Cost Test.Why investors are wary of energy efficiency & what will boost confidence
This great piece looks at the Environmental Defense Fund's Investor Confidence Project which developed protocols for commercial energy efficiency projects, a recipe book of sorts.Four reasons why cities ignore energy saving opportunities
Climatec'sThomas Jack discusses how energy efficiency hurdles can be overcome, including it's not sexy, and it's hard to measure savings.Can a better taxonomy help behavioral energy efficiency?
An ACEEE report finds it's difficult to gauge success of almost 300 US programs -- it could only calculate the cost of saved energy from 10. ACEEE offers a new taxonomy of utility-run behavior programs and breaks them into three major categories.Thermal Energy sells heat recovery system to global mining company
The new application will reduce fuel costs by about $350,000 a year and is expected to have a minimum lifetime of 20 years. If energy efficiency is a no-brainer, why doesn't it happen faster without government intervention?
A Bloomberg opinion piece that gets it! How governments can help to remedy shortcomings of the market - strong energy codes, on-bill financing, intelligent fuel-economy standards, and more.Sign up for Part 9 Ontario Building Code Half-Day Workshop BILD
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