renewable energy

Newly Released ASHRAE 90.1-2022 Includes Expanded Scope for Building Sites

January 25, 2023

ASHRAE has released its latest version of its benchmark energy efficiency standard, ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2022: Energy Efficiency Standard for Sites and Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings. The latest version includes […]


Registration Is Open for the Solar Decathlon 2023 Design Challenge

July 28, 2022

Want to design a zero-energy building while still in school? Register now and form a 2023 Design Challenge team to develop sustainable building expertise and tackle real-world problems through the U.S. Department […]


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 […]


IAPMO Oceana and PICAC Bring Industry Heavyweights Together to Help Realize the Potential of Hydrogen

May 9, 2022

IAPMO Oceana, The IAPMO Group’s Australia-based third-party product testing and certification provider, in partnership with the Plumbing Industry Climate Action Centre (PICAC), recently assembled more than 50 leaders from the […]


U.S. DOE Announces Winners of the 20th Annual Solar Decathlon for Next-Generation Clean Energy Buildings

April 26, 2022

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the winners of the 20th annual Solar Decathlon®, the DOE’s longest-tenured student competition that has challenged 40,000 students across the world to […]


EPA Launches ENERGY STAR Home Upgrade to Take U.S. Households into the Clean Energy Future

February 3, 2022

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced the launch of the ENERGY STAR Home Upgrade, a series of high-impact, efficient electric improvements that can save the average family about $500 […]


U.S. DOE Releases Guidebook to Boost Solar Energy Use in Communities

January 20, 2022

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released the third edition of “Solar Power in Your Community,” the DOE’s guidebook to help local governments unlock the environmental and economic benefits […]


International Code Council and NREL Join Forces to Support Clean Energy Technologies

January 11, 2022

The International Code Council and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have combined efforts to assess the code compliance of the permitting specifications for clean energy technologies […]

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