States Can Save Consumers and Businesses $113B with New Appliance Standards

States Can Save Consumers and Businesses $113B with New Appliance Standards   Washington, DC (July 26, 2017): States could save consumers and businesses $113 billion by adopting new efficiency standards for products such as computers and faucets, according to a new report, States Go First: How States Can Save Consumers Money, …

USGBC NE FL eNews

  USGBC Northeast Florida Events/ News UPCOMING ONLINE OPPORTUNITIES  Webcast: Creating Demand for Zero Energy August 3, 2017; 12:00 PM (EST) SUSTAINABILITY OFFICER ROUND TABLE (SORT) August 4, 2017; 11:30 AM (EST) – 1:00 PM (EST) Are you a Sustainability Professional, such as an Energy Manager or Sustainability Director?  Then …

Hackers targeting power plants

Features U.S. officials: Hackers targeting power plants The techniques resemble those of Russian hacking group Energetic Bear Read more » Adapting to a changing landscape with fuel cell technology Utilities have been required to invest heavily in their operations at a time when electricity sales are generally flat or in …

An Award-Winning Efficiency Program in Fort Collins, Colorado

AN AWARD-WINNING EFFICIENCY PROGRAM IN FORT COLLINS, COLORADO Fort Collins – a city of 167,500 located in northern Colorado – is on its way to eliminating 80 percent of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and eliminating them entirely by 2050. This impressive feat is partly due to a pilot …

Clean tax cuts: a new idea with conservative roots

BLOG POST Media Contact: Patrick Kiker [email protected], (202) 507-4043 Clean tax cuts: a new idea with conservative roots By Steven Nadel, Executive Director Congress is likely to tackle federal tax reform in 2017 and may consider new ideas. One proposal it should seriously consider is clean tax cuts—the application of …