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EE Global Forum Zooms In On Policy

The 2016 Energy Efficiency (EE) Global Forum continued on Thursday in Washington, D.C., with more powerful messages about the importance of energy policies. Fatih Biral, the executive director of the International Energy Agency, said efficiency is now the top priority for his … Continue reading

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EE Global Forum Puts Efficiency Front and Center

The 2016 Energy Efficiency (EE) Global Forum opened in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday with a major announcement about corporate commitment to a greener future. Mark Kenber, CEO of The Climate Group, unveiled the EP 100 global campaign, which will encourage … Continue reading

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Behind the Façade: How a New Building Resource Could Change the Game

Much of the current building stock will still be around by the middle this century, and those structures will likely represent a much larger percentage of the 2050 stock than that of new buildings going up from now until then. … Continue reading

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Industry Leaders Tell Congress How to Achieve Efficiency

Sustainable building leaders had their chance to lobby for energy efficiency improvements and offered their takes on how to get there at a recent industry expo on Capitol Hill. Kiere DeGrandchamp, president of Gettysburg, Pa.-based High Performance Homes and one … Continue reading

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Congress Fails to Extend Tax Credits—For Now

Three tax incentives that have relevance to the door, window and skylight industry were among the 55 allowed to expire at the beginning of 2014, but the glass industry isn’t ready to write them off just yet. Ben Gann, director … Continue reading

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