Claiming Energy Savings From Appliance Standards

December 14, 2022

Appliance and equipment efficiency standards are among the most impactful energy- and emissions-saving policies. These regulations keep energy-inefficient products out of marketplaces and ensure…

Utilities and Energy Code Compliance

December 12, 2022

Building energy code compliance and enforcement are critical to ensuring that states meet their targeted emission reduction goals to help combat climate change. There are substantial monetary and…

Opportunities to Accelerate Energy Efficiency and Retrofit Programs with BIL and IRA

December 6, 2022

Since 2020, the federal government has passed historic legislation geared at reducing emissions from the building sector and enabling access to the benefits of electrification. The Bipartisan…

MA Residential Stretch Code Comparison

December 2, 2022

Massachusetts has consistently been a national leader in energy efficiency, especially in new construction. With buildings making up 40 percent of total greenhouse gas emissions in the United…

Energy Codes and State Climate Plans

November 8, 2022

Building energy codes have a large impact on building energy usage and emissions and should be considered when drafting and implementing state climate plans. In conjunction, states must also update…

Federal Funding Opportunities for Building Energy Efficiency in Rural Communities

November 7, 2022

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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