High Performance Buildings

Valuing Building Energy Efficiency Through Disclosure and Upgrade Policies ( )

Buildings in the United States continue to be one of the largest users of energy, accounting for approximately 41 percent of all energy consumption, 72 percent of electricity usage, and over one-third of U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. As expenditures on energy efficiency programs in the… Read more

Energy Efficient Buildings

Addressing Energy Burden ()

The U.S. Department of Energy (U.S. DOE) defines energy burden as “the percentage of gross household income spent on energy costs."  Energy burden disproportionately affects low-income households and marginalized communities because members of these groups often live in older homes and… Read more

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