As shared in the California Energy Commission (CEC)’s release: The California Energy Commission approved six grants July 13th focused on energy efficiency with $8 million awarded for technologies and measures designed to achieve zero net
As shared by the Rocky Mountain Institute: Every day, thousands of Americans make the biggest purchase they’ll make in a lifetime—their home—without knowing the true cost. In spite of stringent post-recession safeguards intended to protect homeowners and hold lenders to a higher level of accountability, there’s more we can do.
As reported by Smart Grid News, “A new service from home management product provider Nest Labs, Inc., will help customers automatically use less energy when the prices are highest. “The Nest Thermostat can find the price of energy for customers on Time of Use (TOU)
Excerpting from the HERO Program’s June 29th press release, “Renovate America today announced that California home energy savings from the HERO Program hit 10 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh), an important milestone that is roughly equivalent to
At this year’s SEEC Forum, California Energy Commission (CEC) Advisor to Commissioner McAllister Patrick Saxton spoke to requirements for residential heat
With all the excitement around the new building energy efficiency standards becoming open for cities and counties to adopt by January 1, 2017, we can’t forget about new water efficiency standards! Read an excerpt from the California Energy Commission (CEC)’s blog, and get links for more information, below.
New Funding Opportunity for Natural Gas Energy Efficiency Residential and Commercial Building Research (Pre-Bid Workshop 7/7)
Grant Funding Opportunity – GFO-16-502- 2016 Natural Gas Energy Efficiency Research Grants for Residential and Commercial Buildings Date Released: June 29, 2016.
California Energy Commission staff will conduct a workshop to discuss potential changes to the New Solar Homes Partnership (NSHP) program. While this is a staff workshop , Commissioners of the Energy Commission are interested in
The California Advanced Homes Program is hosting a webinar to help you prepare for the new 2016 Title 24 lighting requirements, set to take effect January 1, 2017. Panelist David Douglass-Jaimes, who
City of Huntington Beach, Partnered with UC Irvine, Altura Associates, and NREL, Awarded CEC Funds to Deploy Energy Technologies for Advanced Energy Community
Congratulations to the City of Huntington Beach, who – in partnership with UC Irvine’s Advanced Power and Energy Program (APEP), Altura Associates, Inc., and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory has been awarded funding from the
A two-day training event for National Association of Realtor (NAR) Green Designation will be held in Burbank July 25th-26th, connecting realtors with the value proposition of green homes and how to sell to home buyers increasingly interested in high home
A two-day training event for National Association of Realtor (NAR) Green Designation will be held in Anaheim June 29th-30th, connecting realtors with the value proposition of green homes and how to sell to home buyers increasingly interested in high home
Learn about the Build It Green webinar, “How to create demand for zero energy” to be held June 15th at 12pm PDT below. Click here to register. The Net-Zero Energy Coalition (NZEC) recently published “To Zero and Beyond: Zero Energy Residential Buildings Study,” an inventory of residential single- and multi-family
Achieving Zero Net Energy (ZNE) may be easier than you think. Hear from the experts about ZNE and find out how Chinatown Community Development Center (CCDC) successfully became a neighborhood ZNE Champion. Cindy Wu will share
NYTimes Coverage and Slideshow: Zero Net Energy Test Homes in Fontana, Homeowner Feedback, and Plans for Expansion
The development of zero net energy (ZNE) homes in Fontana announced last April got press as the focus of this June 3rd New York Times article: A Suburban Experiment Aims for Free Energy. Visit the New York Times for the full story –