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Our First Year with Solar Panels, by Chris Stratton

Posted by Jim Gunshinan on July 16, 2018 at 4:00pm 4 Comments

 A local solar company putting supports for PV panels on our roof. No that's not a tiny man on the ladder.

A local solar company…

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Making a Difference in DC: First Annual Contractor Lobby Day

Posted by Home Performance Coalition on July 10, 2018 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

In April 2018, members from across the home performance industry traveled to Washington, DC to participate in the first annual Contractor Lobby Day. The lobby day, which was sponsored by E4TheFuture, consisted of meetings with members of Congress and their staff to advocate for residential energy efficiency/home performance policy. The event was free to attend and provided an…

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New Consortium for Energy Efficiency Report – High Stakes for Energy Efficiency

Posted by Home Performance Coalition on July 6, 2018 at 9:38am 0 Comments

Given the critical role that state and local energy policy and regulations play in the development of energy efficiency marketplaces, HPC focuses on removing state and local barriers to the growth of small businesses seeking to thrive in the residential energy efficiency marketplace. HPC's policy efforts are focused on state-based cost-effectiveness testing.

Why this focus?

Virtually every state uses some version of the five cost…

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2018 MN Legislature: Session Wrap-Up

Posted by CEE on July 2, 2018 at 10:37am 0 Comments

On May 22, the Minnesota Legislature concluded its 2018 regular session. During this session CEE collaborated with other organizations in support of policies to advance energy efficiency.



Most of this session’s energy initiatives were passed to Governor Dayton in a massive omnibus bill. But…

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Passive House Institute US 2018 Conference at Boston

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