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ACEEE to Host Webinar on Incorporating Energy Efficiency-Driven Pollution Reductions into State Implementation Plans

Energy efficiency is a valuable resource that achieves low-cost, multipollutant reductions in states across the country. However, while state air regulators can rely on energy efficiency to meet specific pollutant reductions required under the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), many states are missing out on this opportunity.

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NH Energy Week Breakfast Agenda & Speakers Announced

Join Governor Chris Sununu, Commissioner Taylor Caswell, business leaders and energy experts for breakfast during NH Energy Week 2018

Concord, NH – Gov. Chris Sununu, joined by business leaders and energy experts, headline the 2nd annual New Hampshire Energy Breakfast on March 15, one of several events happening as part New Hampshire Energy Week.

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Comment Period Extension Pertaining to the Request for Information on the Process for Developing Energy Conservation Standards

Please be aware that the deadline for submitting comments on DOE’s Request for Information concerning the “Process Rule” was, March 2, 2018. However, in light of the emergency closure of Federal offices today in the Washington, D.C. area, and the likely effect today’s weather conditions are having on others, DOE will accept comments submitted […]

BuildingEnergy Boston is in 2 Weeks!

Only 2 Weeks Until Your Favorite BuildingEnergy Content!

Two weeks from today, the NESEA community will be hearing from top minds and rising stars in the fields of high-performance building, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. Will you be joining us? Advance registration will be closing soon, so don’t wait until the price increases—register today! […]

NH Communities Unite to Cut Over 1 Million Pounds of Carbon Pollution

Hundreds of Seacoast Families Saving Money and the Environment with Energize 360

PORTSMOUTH, NH – Energize 360, a community initiative to help residents take control of their energy future and combat climate change, announced the results of its groundbreaking campaign to bring both solar and energy efficiency to families and businesses in […]

A New Metric for Tracking Energy Codes Driving Toward Zero

A New Metric for Tracking Energy Codes Driving Toward Zero

By Kevin Carbonnier

ACEEE’s 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard was released in late September with Massachusetts leading based on six categories including utility programs, transportation, building energy codes, combined heat and power, state initiative and appliance standards, according to ACEEE. Looking ahead, there are changes […]

New Record Levels of Carbon Dioxide

CO2 levels increased during the El Niño period (2015-2016) due the droughts causing less vegetation available to take CO2 out of the atmosphere. Photo: Pixabay.

By George Harvey

According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere set a historic record in 2016. The same […]

Tesla Keeps On Truckin’

Tesla Roadster 2.0. Tesla image.

By George Harvey

Readers of Green Energy Times will probably recall an article that appeared on the front page of the October issue, “New Tesla Semi-Truck” (http://bit.ly/GET-Tesla-semi). We had expected to go to press with an article on the new Tesla truck, which was scheduled to be […]

Burlington 2030 District Private-public Partnership Created to Address Climate Change

Leading Burlington, Vermont businesses and institutions have committed over 3.6 million square feet to participate in the Burlington 2030 District, a private-public partnership working to reduce building energy consumption, water use and transportation emissions 50% by 2030. By establishing the economic case for the necessary reductions, the District helps property owners increase asset value, reduce […]

Understanding the Sustainable Supply Chain

By Alex Popp

Many green building programs put a heavy emphasis on not only the sustainability of a building once it is built, but increasingly so on the sourcing and management of building materials in an environmentally responsible way. Sustainable Supply Chain (SSC), sometimes referred to as “cradle-to-cradle,” is the standard term to reference […]