Clean Edge, Inc. and SolarCity today announced the results of an inaugural national poll of U.S. homeowners among the first to ask homeowners directly if they would be interested in solar for their own homes—62 percent said yes.
U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) renewed their push for a national energy efficiency strategy by reintroducing an updated version of the Shaheen-Portman Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act (ESIC) on Thursday.
Since 2004, the industry has witnessed the continued evolution of green building programs—from strictly voluntary to being both more in the industry mainstream as well as being mandatory in jurisdictions that adopted these for their building codes.
RMI has released a report, “How to Calculate and Present Deep Retrofit Value: A Guide for Owner-Occupants”, that defines the non-energy costs and benefits, risk reductions and overall value of deep energy retrofits.