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MEEA: 10th Annual Midwest Building Energy Codes Conference, November 12-14, Omaha, NE

Energy Codes,Omaha,Nebraska

by abu417 Climate Connoisseur. Eco-Maniac. Solar Sommelier.

The Midwest Building Energy Codes Conference brings together stakeholders from across the Midwest to discuss how best to promote the adoption and raise compliance with building energy codes across the region. This free annual conference pro… more...

  Filed under: Government Policies

0 replies | 108 views | Posted on: 10/14/2019 | Last updated: 10/14/2019

Climate Mobilization Act Series: Efficiency Roadmaps for Local Law 97, November 6, New York, NY

Legal Advice,Energy Policy,New York,Green Building Policy,Local Law 97

by abu417 Climate Connoisseur. Eco-Maniac. Solar Sommelier.

The carbon reduction targets of Local Law 97 will require an unprecedented focus on deep energy efficiency retrofits across New York City buildings. Many building owners will be considering these types of projects for the first time. W… more...

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0 replies | 114 views | Posted on: 10/10/2019 | Last updated: 10/10/2019

Gaining Momentum on Efficiency: Next Steps in the 2021 IECC Update, FREE Webinar, June 25, 10 am PDT / 1 PM EDT

Energy Codes,IECC,Energy Code Update

by Connie NBI

Join us on June 25 to hear about the status of residential and commercial energy efficiency proposals for the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). This 90-minute session will feature experts explaining the outcomes from the r… more...

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0 replies | 662 views | Posted on: 06/19/2019 | Last updated: 06/19/2019

Better Buildings Workshop, February 23, 1-3 pm, Hitchcock Center for the Environment, Amherst, MA

by Jessica Schultz Living Building Coordinator

Buildings are responsible for a huge slice of our climate pollution, but we have the solutions. Join us from 1-3:00 pm on February 23rd for the chance to learn how you can help make buildings better for everyone. This event will includ… more...

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0 replies | 324 views | Posted on: 02/21/2019 | Last updated: 02/22/2019

AIA Massachusetts Government Affairs Committee, Dec 11, 2018, Boston, MA

by Yishan

Legislature that affects architecture in Massachusetts is the focus of this active AIA Massachusetts committee. This meeting is free and open to all.  more...

  Filed under: Government Policies

0 replies | 372 views | Posted on: 11/17/2018 | Last updated: 11/19/2018

TRI-STATE Community Energy Summit Jan 15 - 17, New York, NY

by Yishan

A Premier Event Connecting Local Governments in NY, NJ, and CT to Cheaper, Cleaner Local Energy Local governments in the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut Tri-State area have an opportunity to switch to clean energy, stimulate their … more...

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0 replies | 1102 views | Posted on: 11/04/2018 | Last updated: 11/29/2018

California phased out the inefficient incandescent light bulb as of January 1st, 2018.

Energy Efficiency,California,LED Lighting,incandescent bulbs,light bulbs

by Amy

California has officially retired the incandescent light bulb, more than 125 years old, as of January 1st. The new standards cover nearly all common bulbs used in homes, and require bulbs manufactured on or after January 1, 2018, sold in th… more...

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0 replies | 672 views | Posted on: 02/09/2018 | Last updated: 02/09/2018

California Continues to Cut Emissions as it Extends its Cap-and-Trade Program

Carbon Pricing

by Matt Z. Student

California has had a cap-and-trade system up and running since 2013, and now Gov. Jerry Brown wants to extend the program to 2030. The initial program, which was meant to run until 2020, has been successfully lowering greenhouse gas emissio… more...

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0 replies | 396 views | Posted on: 07/14/2017 | Last updated: 07/14/2017

Trump's Newest Executive Order- A Stab against the Climate and the American Economy

Clean Power Plan,coal,Trump

by aahassonjee

President Trump yesterday signed a new executive order that rolls back the Obama-era Clean Power Plan at a ceremony at the EPA hosting (with extreme audacity) a delegation of coal-miners. The executive order is intended to protect coal jobs… more...

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1 replies | 1197 views | Posted on: 03/29/2017 | Last updated: 05/05/2017

Denver to require rooftop gardens to reduce heat island effect

Green Roofs,Urban Heat Island Effect

by Kalyani.rc Passive House / Sustainability Enthusiast

Denver’s status as one of the nation’s most intense urban heat islands has spurred a group of activists to propose a “green roofs” ballot initiative — a measure that could animate environmentalists while mobilizing developers to f… more...

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0 replies | 3544 views | Posted on: 03/16/2017 | Last updated: 10/13/2017

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