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U.S. Cities Enact Building Efficiency Legislation

U.S. Cities Enact Building Efficiency Legislation

This piece was originally published in the January 2017 issue of¬†electroindustry. Patrick Hughes, Senior Director, Government Relations and Strategic Initiatives, NEMA Over the course of two weeks in December, four cities became the newest additions to a diverse cadre of municipalities that have adopted building energy benchmarking and transparency policies. Denver, Evanston (Illinois), Los Angeles, and Orlando joined more than 20 cities, counties, and states that now require large Read more […]

Cities Commit to Using Energy Efficiency to Support Jobs and Local Economies

Cities Commit to Using Energy Efficiency to Support Jobs and Local Economies

This piece was originally published in the January 2017 issue of¬†electroindustry. Katie Weeks, LEED Green Associate, Director of Communications, Institute for Market Transformation In nearly every major American city, buildings consume more energy than any other end-use sector, costing Americans more than $400 billion in annual energy bills. However, studies have shown significant potential to save energy and money by increasing building energy efficiency while also creating jobs and boosting Read more […]