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Energy Efficiency Workshop, February 12 at 8 am, Quincy Chamber of Commerce

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Energy Efficiency Workshop February 12 8-10 am Quincy Chamber of Commerce This event is geared to the business person and home owner that wishes to reduce heating and electric costs will makin…

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Green Building,Energy Efficiency,Solar

0 replies | 360 views | Posted on: 02/05/2015 | Last updated: 03/06/2015

FREE Online Course offered by HeatSpring: High Performance Building and HVAC 101

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

FREE Online Course: High Performance Building and HVAC 101 APRIL 6 - 24, 2015 A comprehensive free course on building science and high performance HVAC systems, designed for engineers, architects…

Filed under: Online Courses

Keywords: Green Building,Energy Efficiency,High Performance Building,HVAC

0 replies | 1246 views | Posted on: 03/25/2015 | Last updated: 03/25/2015

Association of Energy Engineers of New England (AEENE) Products/Services show 4/8, 3-7:30 pm:

by kat m

Association of Energy Engineers of New England (AEENE) PRODUCTS & SERVICES SHOW Wed, April 8th 2015 3–7:30 p.m. Embassy Suites Hotel, 550 Winter Street , Waltham, MA Exit 27 B Route 128/I-95 …

Filed under: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,AEENE,Association of Energy Engineers of New England

0 replies | 777 views | Posted on: 03/26/2015 | Last updated: 03/28/2015

High Performance New Construction and Solar Homes Seminar, April 9th

by Mark413

You're invited to the High Performance New Construction and Solar Homes Seminar hosted by MassCEC and Mass Save. This event will focus on the Massachusetts Residential New Construction Program, high p…

Filed under: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Solar,High Performance Building

0 replies | 603 views | Posted on: 03/30/2015 | Last updated: 04/02/2015

German American Smart Buildings Symposium, Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., @MIT

by Dkelman // Realtor Who Promotes Green

The German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is pleased to announce the next event in our International Sustainability Series: German American Smart Buildings Symposium Tuesday, June 16th, 9 …

Filed under: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Smart Buildings

0 replies | 456 views | Posted on: 05/15/2015 | Last updated: 05/15/2015

An Introduction to HERS Ratings - Free Webinar, Thursday May 21, 2-3pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

"HERS ratings? HERS Index? What's this HERS thing I keep hearing about?" Whether you've heard about HERS, which stands for Home Energy Rating System, or not, if you work with homes, you owe it to y…

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Green Building,Energy Efficiency,HERS Ratings

0 replies | 655 views | Posted on: 05/18/2015 | Last updated: 05/18/2015

Introducing PACE - Property Assessed Clean Energy - July 15, 2-3:30 pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

The Energy Alliance of North America - Michigan will be reviewing Property Assessed Clean Energy financing on July 15, from 2 - 3:30 pm. PACE financing can help businesses afford energy efficienc…

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Renewable Energy,Property Assessed Clean Energy - PACE

0 replies | 478 views | Posted on: 06/29/2015 | Last updated: 06/29/2015

EnerScore - Aiming to Rate every US Home on Energy Efficiency

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Congrats Brian and Kenn of Massachusetts-based Enerscore. Nice article in FastCompany! "Greater transparency in how much energy homes are wasting might provide a boost to the market. If we knew…

Filed under: Green Building News

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Real Estate,EnerScore,Green Homes

0 replies | 855 views | Posted on: 07/27/2015 | Last updated: 07/27/2015

Strategies for Deploying Energy Efficient Technologies

by Chelsea W. // Student

Date: August 4th Time: 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM Location: Knoll 1330 Avenue of the Americas, 2nd Floor New York, NY 10019 Energy-efficient technologies, such as combined heat and power (CHP), solar, ge…

Filed under: Other Green Building Renewable Energy - Other

Related to: Safety

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,New York Events

0 replies | 666 views | Posted on: 07/27/2015 | Last updated: 07/27/2015

Energy Efficiency Progress: What We’ve Gained in 35 Years

by Chelsea W. // Student

A new report by the America Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, “Energy Efficiency in the United States: 35 Years and Counting," was released and found some truly incredible things. For one, yo…

Filed under: Studies/Surveys

Related to: Information and Resources,Media,Energy,News,Studies/Surveys

Keywords: news,Energy Efficiency,Studies

0 replies | 700 views | Posted on: 07/28/2015 | Last updated: 07/28/2015

Solar Decathlon 2015! October 8-11 and 15-18 - Winner Announced October 17

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015! October 8-11 and 15-18 27 Schools, 16 Teams! The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and op…

Filed under: Solar Decathlon

Keywords: Green Building,Energy Efficiency,Solar Decathlon

0 replies | 638 views | Posted on: 09/03/2015 | Last updated: 09/03/2015

California Passes Legislation to Procure 50% Renewable Energy by 2030

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

On September 11, the California legislature made history by passing SB 350, a plan to to procure at least 50 percent of the state's electricity from renewable energy sources, including wind and solar,…

Filed under: News

Keywords: Energy,Energy Efficiency,Renewable Energy,California

0 replies | 754 views | Posted on: 09/16/2015 | Last updated: 09/16/2015

Learn more about Blower Doors from TEC: Wednesday, September 30th, 1-2 PM CST

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Time: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Central time This is the first in an occasional series on some of the lesser known but equally important features and uses of building dia…

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Blower Door,Home Performance

0 replies | 431 views | Posted on: 09/24/2015 | Last updated: 09/24/2015

New York's Retrofit Accelerator Takes Green Building to the Next Level

by Stella Ng'oma // Green building enthusiast

NYC Retrofit Accelerator Takes Green Building to the Next Level New York continues to show a strong commitment to improving energy efficiency and water conservation. Mayor Bill De Blasio’s initia…

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Green Building,Affordable Housing,Energy Efficiency,New York,Retrofit,NYC Retrofit Accelerator

0 replies | 427 views | Posted on: 09/30/2015 | Last updated: 09/30/2015

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Report: Energy Efficiency Key to Resiliency Strategies

by Stella Ng'oma // Green building enthusiast

Energy efficiency is said to be an important component of any resilient strategy. Energy efficient buildings have the ability to withstand emergencies such as power outage or heating disruption. A rec…

Filed under: Resilience

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Resiliency,American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

0 replies | 523 views | Posted on: 10/07/2015 | Last updated: 10/07/2015

EnergyEfficiency - What can we learn from Boston's old Buildings?

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

According to a report recently released by the City of Boston, some older buildings built in the 1940s and earlier throughout Boston have lower energy use than many newer buildings. The city revie…

Filed under: Energy

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Boston,Energy Star,Energy Efficiency

1 replies | 570 views | Posted on: 10/13/2015 | Last updated: 10/21/2015

Building Management - Strategies for Saving Energy, Saving Money and Reducing Complaints: Wednesday November 11 1:30 pm EST

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

All-Star Building Management: New (and Old) Strategies for Saving Energy, Saving Money and Reducing Complaints Wed, Nov 11, 2015 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM EST Aeroseal welcomes Jim Newman of Newman Cons…

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Building Management,Facilities Management

0 replies | 417 views | Posted on: 11/11/2015 | Last updated: 11/11/2015

Green Building of the Week: World's first Passive House Premium Building in Kaufbeuren, Germany

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

A mixed-use building in Kaufbeuren, Germany, is the first to receive Passive House Premium certification. The House of Energy has an annual heating demand of 8 kWh. According to gizmag, the buildin…

Filed under: Green Building of the Week

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Solar,Passive House,Bavaria,Germany

0 replies | 568 views | Posted on: 12/09/2015 | Last updated: 12/09/2015

2016 ACI New York Regional Home Performance Conference - February 9-10, Saratoga Springs, NY

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

The 2016 ACI New York Regional Home Performance Conference is coming to Saratoga Springs, NY on Feb. 9-10! Mark your calendar and make your plans to join us for an exciting experience, from the be…

Filed under: New York

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Home Performance

0 replies | 681 views | Posted on: 02/05/2016 | Last updated: 02/05/2016

Boulder Valley School District Launches Net-Zero Energy Buildings Project - Over 50 Buildings!

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Via Clean Technica, originally via Rocky Mountain Institute: The Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) is launching a program to have its portfolio of over 50 school buildings transition to net-zer…

Colorado High Performance and Passive House Building Group

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Green Schools

0 replies | 730 views | Posted on: 02/14/2016 | Last updated: 02/14/2016

Tool to Estimate Refrigerator/Freezer Energy Usage

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Just learned about this database and resource for refrigerators and freezers, courtesy of Midwest Energy Performance Analytics, Inc. http://www.kouba-cavallo.com/refrig1.html Determine the ener…

Filed under: Refrigerators

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Refrigeration,Home Energy Usage

0 replies | 397 views | Posted on: 03/13/2016 | Last updated: 03/13/2016

Calculating Refrigeration and Freezer Energy Usage

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

I just learned about this database and resource for refrigerators and freezers, courtesy of Midwest Energy Performance Analytics, Inc. http://www.kouba-cavallo.com/refrig1.html Determine the ene…

Affordable Green Housing

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Refrigeration

0 replies | 424 views | Posted on: 03/13/2016 | Last updated: 03/13/2016

Department of Energy's Better Buildings Summit 2016, May 9-11 - Multifamily Track

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Department of Energy, Better Buildings Summit 2016 May 9-11, 2016 in Washington D.C. The Better Buildings Summit is a national meeting where leading organizations across key sectors showcase solut…

Affordable Green Housing

Keywords: Green Building,Energy Efficiency,Department of Energy

0 replies | 758 views | Posted on: 03/15/2016 | Last updated: 03/15/2016

June 22nd: Energy Connections: State Efficiency Standards And Their Business Impact

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

EVENT DETAILS Many states, including Colorado, have energy efficiency resource standards that set specific long-term targets for electric utility’s energy savings. We’ll hear from several multi…

Report Shows California's Push for Clean Energy is on the Right Path

by JackSawyer // Student

The California Green Innovation Index has come out with a report that supplies outstanding statistics to support California's progress on its renewable energy goals. The report examined California's e…

Filed under: Industry Research Organizations

California Green Building

Keywords: clean energy,Energy Efficiency,Wind energy,Solar Energy,California,report,biomass,state,data,statistics

0 replies | 1149 views | Posted on: 07/04/2016 | Last updated: 07/04/2016