Overview of city at night
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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…

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For many municipalities, electricity usage is the primary source of their greenhouse gas emissions. To dramatically reduce these emissions and fight climate change, a growing number of cities are switching to green power. Since 2001, the…

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A bipartisan effort is being orchestrated under the leadership of Sens. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.), and Richard G. Lugar (R-Ind.) to advocate for continued funding for the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (…

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Last month, the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program was dealt a setback when the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) issued a statement effectively halting mortgage financing for homes participating in the PACE program.

In its…

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Locally led efforts to conserve energy, increase efficiency and invest in clean, renewable energy sources epitomize the oft-cited mantra of sustainability - to think globally while acting locally. Energy saving programs and initiatives contribute…