Tagged with energy performance standards

Consumers benefiting from energy efficiency standards

Consumers benefiting from energy efficiency standards

It is encouraging to see that the Consumer Federation of America has reported to the Department of Energy of the benefits that consumers are enjoying from important federal minimum energy performance standards. This is their article on YubaNet.com from Nevada County, California. Are comparable calculations available for Europe?   New Analysis Shows Energy Efficiency Standards … Continue reading

“Standardization was the key to the industrial revolution…” so why not for improving energy efficiency in buildings

“Standardization was the key to the industrial revolution…” so why not for improving energy efficiency in buildings

Ellen Bell from the Environmental Defense Fund writes a good post on the Smart Energy Decisions website about how efficiency standards for commercial buildings can save both energy and significantly lower energy costs. Ellen Bell manages the Environmental Defense Fund’s Redefining Energy Efficiency Project by working with commercial office buildings and other partners in Chicago. … Continue reading