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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 […]

Act Now to Modernize the Grid

Act Now to Modernize the Grid

This piece was originally published in the September 2016 issue of electroindustry. Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-CA) Over the past decade, we have seen a shift in our nation’s energy and electricity landscape, presenting new technology and new consumer demand challenges. Congress has yet to address these new dynamics or help build a sustainable energy future. America is now a leading producer of oil and natural gas. At the same time, there has been explosive growth of cleaner, lower Read more […]

CoStar Group to Publicize Building Energy Use

CoStar Group to Publicize Building Energy Use

This piece was originally published in the July 2016 issue of electroindustry. Patrick Hughes, Senior Director, Government Relations and Strategic Initiatives, NEMA A new Better Buildings Initiative partnership between the CoStar Group, the Department of Energy (DOE), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will accelerate investments in energy-efficient products and building operations that support construction and manufacturing jobs. The CoStar Group will now publicize building Read more […]