23 Apr '17, 7pm

Multifamily energy efficiency spending nearly triples in 4 years @ACEEE

Multifamily energy efficiency spending nearly triples in 4 years @ACEEE

Today, one in six American households resides in the apartments or condominiums of multifamily buildings. While new multifamily buildings are being constructed across the country, most residents still live in older buildings that are not energy-efficient. ACEEE’s newly released report provides encouraging news for apartment and condo dwellers who want to reduce the cost of their energy bills. Utility-sector energy efficiency programs that serve these buildings have nearly tripled their spending in recent years. While these programs still face challenges, many are expanding the products and services they offer to upgrade buildings. Addressing the Challenge of Retrofitting America’s Multifamily Buildings Historically, energy efficiency programs have not sufficiently served the multifamily sector. As ACEEE identified in a report last year, it can be difficult to effectively m...

Full article: http://aceee.org/blog/2017/02/multifamily-energy-efficiency

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