Roadmap to Zero Energy Public Buildings: Update
Schools as a Leading Market Opportunity for Decarbonization
By Dave Hewitt | Fri, March 22, 19
The commercial buildings market is very complex, with wildly divergent ownership, management control, and building characteristics. Buildings range from strip malls to office towers to convention centers to big box retail stores. Ownership could be local government, merchant builders (who build and then sell), local family businesses, international corporations, and fast food franchises. Each ownership category makes decisions very differently from the others. Some commercial buildings are incredibly complex, some buildings are cookie cutter simple and repetitive.
A Zero Energy Vision for Massachusetts
By Christina Rohrbacher | Thu, January 17, 19
Massachusetts has been number one on the ACEEE Energy Efficiency Scorecard for eight years in a row. It is important that we celebrate this massive achievement. It’s also important to recognize that we have the tools, the state leadership, and the grassroots manpower to do better.
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Studying High Performance Schools
By John Balfe | Wed, August 30, 17
This is the amount of time, on average, that a student spends in school by the time he or she graduates from high school (Harvard report). Other than their homes, today’s students spend more time at school than anywhere else. We know this for a fact - yet we still overlook the importance of the physical school environment.
A New Home for NEEP
By Chris Tanner | Thu, July 20, 17
As an organization evolves, sometimes so must its surroundings. Life and routine seem to have settled in (for the most part) these days, but back in early May, things were the opposite of routine. We uprooted ourselves out of the space we called home for four great, important years that saw milestones like our 20th anniversary, and embarked on a journey in search of a new beginning.