Energy Efficiency

"After a few years of progress, a new national ranking of state energy efficiency policies confirms that Ohio is now falling fast behind competing states," reports David Beach.
Nov 3, 2014   Green City Blue Lake
As the world population reaches 7 billion some U.S. builders are working on smaller, compact homes.
Nov 1, 2011   NPR Morning Edition
Last year, developer KB Homes began putting an Energy Performance Guide (EPG) label on every home they build. Is this an idea who's time has come?
Aug 29, 2011   Builder Magazine
Researchers in China have reportedly created an insulation material that can "retain and release heat according to specific temperature requirements."
Aug 3, 2011   Buildings
Climate Central intern Ruthie Nachmany writes how one conference on energy envisions individuals taking a role in being energy efficient, while another conference prefers cities creating systems that can lead to energy efficiency.
Jul 13, 2011   Climate Central
The truth is, it works: a new report shows that energy efficiency standards placed on utilities result in less demand and greater savings.
Jun 16, 2011   Grist
Despite having the world's most energy efficient, least polluting auto fleet, greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector continue to rise in Sweden.
Jun 14, 2011   Common Dreams
A 2001 study showed that we can save more oil by building more fuel-efficient cars than by expanding drilling under U.S. soil or in our oceans. Deron Lovaas sees black gold in our cities and suburbs.
Mar 17, 2011   NRDC Blog
Homes located near transit stops are more energy efficient than homes classified "energy efficient", according to a new study from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Mar 10, 2011   USA Today
A new peer reviewed study reveals that housing located in compact, transit-oriented and location efficient developments are more likely to consume less energy than developments in low density suburban areas.
Feb 25, 2011   NRDC
"Reskinning" buildings -- or adding a new facade -- is taking off in Canada and Europe.
Feb 19, 2011   Solve Climate News