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U.S. Households Using Less Energy

Total on-site energy use in U.S. homes declined between 2009 and 2015, thanks to new new building technology and warmer winters.

July 14, 2018 - Housing Perspectives

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Even Older Buildings Are More Energy Efficient Than Ever

An analysis of trends in energy-efficiency improvements reveals the success of policies enacted during the previous decades.

August 10, 2017 - Harvard Center for Joint Housing Studies

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Getting it Right on U.S Energy Independence

During the second presidential debate Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton claimed that the "U.S. was energy independent." Some in the media, including Politifact, were quick to report that claim as "false." And the news just got worse.

October 23, 2016 - Planetizen

Peak Oil Supply Or Peak Oil Consumption?

'Peak oil' refers to a belief that growing oil demand will outstrip finite oil supplies. Peak U.S. oil consumption is premised on the belief that 2007 marked the peak, population increase notwithstanding, due to efficiency, biofuels and batteries.

April 20, 2009 - The Wall Street Journal

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Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

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Planning for Universal Design

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