New Federal Agency Resources: Climate Change Fact Sheets, Funding for Air Sensor Best Practices, Tribal Clean Energy

See below for coverage of new resources and funding opportunities from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)’s September State and Local Climate and Energy Program newsletter. To subscribe to the newsletter directly visit USEPA’s page here. (more…)

Upcoming Aug. 2016 Fed. Government Webinars – Benchmarking in Portfolio Manager, Energy Efficiency Financing, Waste Management, Resilient Solar Retrofits, and More

A list of August 2016 webinars is shared below from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s State and Local Agency Newsletter. For details, scroll down. ENERGY STAR Webinars (more…)

USEPA Webinar 7/19: Clean Energy Incentive Program Design Details Proposal for Community and Environmental Justice Groups

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is pleased to invite you to participate in a webinar on July 19, 1:00–2:00 PM (EDT), that will provide an overview of the Clean Energy Incentive Program (CEIP) Design Details Proposal for community and (more…)

Looking for Funding? More than $177 Million is Available for State and Local Government Activities on Coastal Resiliency, Health Impacts of Climate Change, HUD Choice Neighborhoods, and More

Shared in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s State and Local Climate and Energy Newsletter below, more than $177 million in funding and technical assistance is available for state, local, and tribal governments from (more…)

Case Studies: Bringing the Benefits of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy to Low-Income Communities

EPA’s State and Local Climate and Energy Program is developing a series of case studies and program profiles to help officials in state and local energy, environmental, housing, and social services agencies, non-profits, and utilities understand promising practices and (more…)

Upcoming Federal Agency Webcasts: Ask the Expert, EPA Portfolio Manager Training, Renewables for Tribes and Residential and More

See the below upcoming webcasts as shared in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s State and Local Climate and Energy Newsletter: This message provides details about 15 upcoming webcasts offered by federal agencies and (more…)

Video: Building and Energy Managers Share Top 5 Reasons for ENERGYSTAR Certification

Hear from building and energy engineers and managers at JC Penney, Nissan, Beacon Capital Partners, Staples, and Des Moines Public Schools on why they have committed to ENERGY STAR labeling: Hint: higher building sales price, higher occupancy rates, lower operating costs – and being a climate change hero as you grow your business – are…

San Francisco 2011 Benchmarking Report Available

The City and County of San Francisco’s Benchmarking Report for 2011 is now available on the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) website. Given that San Francisco’s commitment to public disclosure of building energy use was just started in 2011, the report covers important methodology and has a number of useful best practices, assumptions, and…

Publication: Energy Efficiency in Local Government Operations: A Guide to Developing and Implementing Greenhouse Gas Reduction Programs

EPA’s State and Local Climate and Energy Program has released a final version of Energy Efficiency in Local Government Operations: A Guide to Developing and Implementing Greenhouse Gas Reduction Programs (PDF) (72 pp, 5.3 MB). This guide describes how local governments can lead by example and achieve multiple benefits by improving the energy efficiency of…
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