Maryland’s Largest County Votes to Ban Gas Appliances in Most New Buildings

December 8, 2022

The Montgomery County (Maryland) Council voted unanimously to pass Bill 13-22, Buildings – Comprehensive Building Decarbonization, which will require the County Executive to issue all-electric building standards for new construction […]


International Code Council and Interstate Renewable Energy Council Release ESS Guide

December 7, 2022

The International Code Council, in collaboration with the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC), has released a new guide, Energy Storage Systems: Based on the IBC, IFC, IRC and NEC, which is […]


USGBC Seeks Input on LEED v4 Energy Requirement Changes

November 16, 2022

USGBC is updating the energy requirements of LEED v4, aligning them with the rigor of LEED v4.1 and focusing on the big picture of climate change and carbon emissions. These changes will […]


International Code Council Bolsters Expertise to Support Communities Seeking Energy and Resilience Grants

November 9, 2022

The International Code Council, in collaboration with the NMR group, Performance Systems Development, and Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance, announces the formation of the Strategic Energy Code Implementation Team (SECIT). The […]


CSA Group Inaugurates New Distributed Energy Resource Lab in Independence, Ohio

November 8, 2022

CSA Group, a global leader in testing, inspection, and certification and standards development, has officially opened a new Distributed Energy Resource Lab in Independence, Ohio. The new lab addresses an […]


DOE Launches Program to Lower Utility Bills Through More Efficient Building Codes

July 25, 2022

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced a Notice of Intent (NOI) to provide $225 million for states and local governments to expand the implementation of the latest building […]


2022 Building Performance Analysis Conference to Focus on Better Buildings, Less Carbon

July 18, 2022

The 2022 Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild will bring attention to carbon reduction strategies through the application of simulation and modeling over the entire building life cycle. Co-sponsored by ASHRAE and […]


ASHRAE Commits to Broad Building Decarbonization Initiatives in New Position Document

July 13, 2022

ASHRAE has issued a position document on building decarbonization and its role on mitigating the negative carbon impact of buildings on the environment. ASHRAE Position Document on Building Decarbonization presents the […]


DOE Report Finds Energy Jobs Grew Faster than Overall U.S. Employment in 2021

July 5, 2022

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released the 2022 U.S. Energy and Employment Report (USEER), a comprehensive study designed to track and understand employment trends across the energy sector […]


ASHRAE and DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Sign Renewed MOU Agreement

June 24, 2022

ASHRAE and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreeing to further their long-term relationship. The MOU was […]

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