Aligning Building Performance Standards and Energy Codes

September 19, 2023

This resource explores how several jurisdictions have successfully aligned their energy code updates with building performance standards, looking at both existing and new buildings. It will…

Advancing Virtual Power Plants Through Energy Codes

September 19, 2023

This brief will look at the components of a VPP, explore national model code provisions that advance VPP technology, and provide examples of states that have adopted VPP provisions in their energy…

Carbon Footprint of Buildings: Reducing Embodied Carbon

September 19, 2023

In essence, embodied carbon accounts for the carbon footprint of a product or building, not just during its operational phase but through its entire existence. Studies have shown that embodied…

IRA Fact Sheet

September 14, 2023

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) sets the United States on course to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2030. In total, the act includes $369 billion for climate action and energy…

BIL Fact Sheet

September 14, 2023

In November 2021, the federal government passed the historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. It allocated $62 billion for infrastructure and other costly capital projects with investments in clean…

Electrification and Energy Codes

August 15, 2023

This resource is intended to prepare states for electrifying building codes by sharing the steps to electrification, the components of an all-electric home or building, the challenges associated with…

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Opportunities for School Building Energy Efficiency

August 11, 2023

This resource outlines the two grants and offers suggestions for strategies to incorporate funding into high performance school building improvement projects.

Federal Funding Opportunities for Building Energy Efficiency in Rural Communities

August 11, 2023

This brief outlines building energy efficiency and electrification actions that NEEP recommends small, rural communities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic pursue, along with the funding opportunities…

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