27 May '13, 4pm

Better Buildings Challenge Achieving Greater Commercial Building Energy Efficiency [Infographic]: Most of us a...

Better Buildings Challenge Achieving Greater Commercial Building Energy Efficiency [Infographic]: Most of us a...

“; when we think of buying energy, we immediately think of our own utility bills. But, as you might expect, commercial buildings and industrial facilities are huge users of energy, so President Obama and the Department of Energy launched the Better Buildings Challenge in 2011 to get more efficiency out of the $400 billion spent each year to power these installations.

Full article: http://sustainablog.org/2013/05/better-buildings-challeng...

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Energy Efficiency Can Make Billions While Fighting Climate Change

Energy Efficiency Can Make Billions While Fight...

triplepundit.com 28 May '13, 9am

The International Energy Agency estimates that one-third of emissions reductions must come from energy efficiency in order...

Energy Solutions: Energy Use by Buildings

greenbuildingadvisor.com 30 May '13, 1pm

Locating factories downtown might increase urban air pollution. Locating all factories and large commercial office buildin...

New series of protocols released from Departmen...

edcmag.com 26 May '13, 11pm

The Energy Department has published a new series of protocols for determining savings from energy efficiency upgrades in h...

St. John’s Makes Energy Upgrades To 36 Buildings, Installs Building Automation System

St. John’s Makes Energy Upgrades To 36 Building...

cleantechnica.com 25 May '13, 12pm

State ARRA-funded C&I grant helps fund building retrofit: St. John’s Hospital in Maplewood, MN, is constantly seeking ways...

My Energy Solutions blog: why buildings (and where we put them) account for over half of our energy use:

My Energy Solutions blog: why buildings (and wh...

buildinggreen.com 30 May '13, 5pm

There is also a portion of industrial energy consumption that has to do with construction materials—the energy it takes to...

Challenging Businesses to Build Better Building...

edcmag.com 23 May '13, 5pm

The Integrative Design Guide to Green Building: Redefining the Practice of Sustainability In The Integrative Design Guide ...

New Buildings Institute Welcomes New Executive ...

newbuildings.org 24 May '13, 3pm

"Ralph DiNola is well known to our industry and brings over 20 years of experience as an innovator and leader in sustainab...

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runningshoesguru.com 28 May '13, 11am

My full time job involves coaching runners and triathletes to make changes to their running technique, in search of improv...

Boston 500: Challenge to Save Energy

Boston 500: Challenge to Save Energy

itsgettinghotinhere.org 31 May '13, 3pm

Tomorrow, June 1, is a big day in Boston. In the midst of a heat advisory with temperatures expected in the 90s, a broad c...

New Energy Secretary Moniz is all about energy efficiency

New Energy Secretary Moniz is all about energy ...

grist.org 23 May '13, 11am

New Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz vowed Tuesday to help advance a big bipartisan energy efficiency bill that’s moving thro...

New Appliances More Efficient, Better, Bunch Of New Features

New Appliances More Efficient, Better, Bunch Of...

cleantechnica.com 26 May '13, 12pm

This article was originally published on the website of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy . Image Credi...

Alex Wilson calls Bullitt Center "one of the most important commercial buildings of the past 50 years"

Alex Wilson calls Bullitt Center "one of the mo...

treehugger.com 23 May '13, 2pm

We have admired the Bullitt Center from afar, and wondered about the claim that it was the greenest building in the world....

Investors Want to Package Efficiency Securities Like Mortgages: If the 2008 mortgage meltdown

Investors Want to Package Efficiency Securities...

greentechmedia.com 21 May '13, 2pm

If the 2008 mortgage meltdown did anything to educate Americans about the complicated world of finance, it was to teach th...

Some of the nation's largest offices are more g...

edcmag.com 28 May '13, 4pm

The Integrative Design Guide to Green Building: Redefining the Practice of Sustainability In The Integrative Design Guide ...