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The Senate’s Historic Opportunity to Lower Your Energy Bill

Expert BlogUnited States, Washington, D.C.Lauren Urbanek, Deron Lovaas

Buildings are responsible for about 40 percent of carbon emissions in the United States—but the investments in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will help to substantially reduce emissions from our buildings while lowering energy costs for consumers and improving…

Demystifying Energy Code Development

Expert BlogUnited States, InternationalLauren Urbanek
Building code development looks a lot different this year than it has in the past. Here is a breakdown of how things are going.

At Long Last, a Truly Final 2021 Energy Code

Expert BlogInternationalLauren Urbanek
While there will still be significant energy efficiency gains, the most innovative and forward-looking proposals were overturned.

DOE's Process Rule: More Harm Than Good

Expert BlogLauren Urbanek
It will soon be more difficult and cumbersome to set strong standards for the appliances and electronics in our homes and businesses, if the Trump administration’s Department of Energy has their way.

The Year in Energy Savings, 2018

Expert BlogLauren Urbanek
Remarkable progress has been made to decrease the energy intensity of our appliances, equipment, and buildings, and we aren't stopping in 2019.