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Cambridge City Council Passes Building Energy Usage Disclosure Ordinance

Last week, during a special meeting of the Cambridge City Council that ran for more than six hours, through the night and into the next day, the Cambridge City Council approved a Building Energy Usage Disclosure Ordinance.  What brought the meeting beyond the midnight hour?  Continue below to find out…

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Industry Experts Share Knowledge at Multifamily Housing Workshop

With efficiency programs across the region maturing, states and program administrators are striving to touch more customers and tackle challenging sectors such as the multifamily housing market.

In Focus: NEEP Congratulates the Boston City Council for Enacting Building Energy Disclosure

In a 9-4 vote, the Boston City Council voted  to adopt energy benchmarking for its large buildings last week. NEEP congratulates Mayor Thomas Menino and the Council for...

60 seconds on why Building Energy Reporting is good for Boston

Testifying in front of the Boston City Hall Council is a lot like speed dating - at least from what I know of speed dating.  I've never had the occasion or desire to try speed dating, but after appearing before the Council recently, I think I now have a good idea of what it might be like....

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Energy Guides for Buildings? It's Coming!

First adopted over a decade ago in Australia and Denmark, mandatory building energy rating policies are now in place in over 30 countries...

NEEP Briefs U.S. Senate on Reducing Energy in Buildings

By Jim O'Reilly, Director of Public Policy