Energy Efficiency

When it comes to energy efficiency, technology helps, but it is not the only solution, says NREL's Paul Torcellini.

In 2013, the 218,864 HERS rated homes had an average index of 64. That represents a 70% increase in energy rated homes over 2012.

The Natural Resources Defense Council's Philip Henderson discusses the challenges and developments in sustainable building valuation and financing.

The 2014 Sustainable Energy Factbook documents the upward trajectory of energy efficiency, natural gas and renewable energy, using the latest data from 2013,

Effective January 1, 2014, owners of California's nonresidential buildings of 10,000 square feet or more must disclose energy use information to prospective purchasers, lessees and lenders. 

The Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness (ESIC) Act calls for the federal government to work with states and private industry to enhance national building codes.

The Canadian Housing & Mortgage Corporation released this fact sheet on how to obtain 75 percent space heating energy savings through retrofit.

Here's a look at the demand for various building products, including sheathing, based on the homeownership rate from 2011-2020.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Freddie Mac want to make America's multifamily buildings more energy efficient and affordable, and are teaming up to do so.

Study finds that every million dollars invested in energy-efficiency programs in the region generated $3.87M in economic output, together with 17.28 new jobs.

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