New index to measure water efficiency so homeowners save on water utility costs
March 5, 2018
Homebuyers need to know how efficiently water is being used in the homes they are considering to buy. In response to this need, the national energy standards organization, RESNET, is introducing its first ever water efficiency rating index, HERSH2O.
University of Alabama at Birmingham obtained an annual energy savings of $60,000 after Bernhard TME Engineering (TME) optimized the university’s district chilled water system. The chilled water is distributed to 48 buildings on campus to supply the air conditioning systems in the hot and humid southeastern U.S.
Rebates of up to $1,250 available for energy-efficiency home improvements
August 1, 2016
Residential customers of Dominion East Ohio can save several ways with the company’s Home Performance with Energy Star® program. It includes a home energy assessment to help diagnose high utility usage and comfort issues, and then provides rebates of up to $1,250 for completion of energy-efficiency improvements.
Will give contractors a new tool for their customers to finance energy-saving improvements
July 18, 2016
Renovate America, a provider of residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing, and the Missouri Clean Energy District (MCED) announced a recruitment effort to register local contractors to offer new financing for Missouri homeowners to make energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements.
Higher loan amounts are now available to homeowners
June 27, 2016
Contractors in Pennsylvania that install energy efficiency home improvements are encouraged to attend a free seminar that will feature important information about KeystoneHELP, the state’s official Energy Star HVAC and home improvement financing plan.
Excellence in Energy Efficiency Awards salute nearly 70 Michigan companies
June 13, 2016
Consumers Energy announced it is honoring nearly 70 Michigan companies that work with the Michigan energy provider to help households lower costs through energy efficiency, making an impact of over $1 billion on customer bills since 2009.
Last year was the program’s most successful year yet with more than $12 million in rebates
June 13, 2016
Georgia Power is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its Commercial Energy Efficiency program in 2016. Since its launch in 2011, the program has helped thousands of commercial customers save money and energy through consultations and resources with additional rebates for incorporating energy efficiency improvements.
Results of HomeServe Biannual State of the Home Survey
March 17, 2016
Concerns surrounding climate change have continued to grow in recent years, driving government efforts and global initiatives, but for most Americans who plan to make their home more energy efficient in the next 12 months, the biggest motivator for making the changes comes down to the money it allows them to save.
Study is being funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
February 29, 2016
Enhabit (formerly Clean Energy Works) has announced a collaboration with researchers from the University of Oregon and the Oregon Research Institute on a new study designed to measure the connection between energy efficiency improvements and IAQ.