The Ohio Department of Development has launched the Energy Loan Fund, which provides low-cost financing to manufacturers, small businesses, public entities, and nonprofit organizations for energy-saving projects.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the release of the latest version of its building energy modeling software, EnergyPlus, which calculates the energy required to heat, cool, ventilate, and light a building.
The National Institute of Building Sciences High-Performance Building Data Collection Initiative has released a report addressing data needs of the building industry now that the Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) is no longer scheduled for release by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) will hold its third annual Energy Innovation Summit on Feb. 27-29, 2012, at the Gaylord Convention Center near Washington, D.C.
According to Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), the Honourable Joe Oliver, minister of Natural Resources, announced that the government of Canada is investing $78 million over the next two years to create jobs in the energy sector and save Canadian homeowners money while improving energy efficiency.
According to the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI), the National Energy Code for Buildings (NECB), which is scheduled to be published on Nov. 18, 2011, will yield significant savings in energy costs of typical buildings.
The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) is accelerating its move to energy efficiency and renewable energy to reduce risks to the military, enhance energy security, and save money, according to a report released by The Pew Charitable Trusts.