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IRA Seeks to Transform the Building Sector

The newly passed Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) incentivizes increasing energy efficiency to decarbonize the built environment and fight climate change. All totaled, the law invests $50 billion into clean energy technologies and improvements that can lower home energy bills and make homes healthier and safer while significantly reducing climate...

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Sep 3, 2022 11:16:43 AM Stacy Fitzgerald-Redd

6 Fixes for an Energy Star Home Upgrade

This past Spring, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR Program launched a new initiative, the ENERGY STAR Home Upgrade, targeting six high-impact energy efficiency improvements for existing homes to cut energy use and cost. These fixes will also improve home comfort and lead to a cleaner, healthier home.

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Aug 5, 2022 9:03:21 AM Stacy Fitzgerald-Redd

2021 Record Year for Clean Energy

Despite the ongoing pandemic, 2021 was a record-breaking year for investment in the energy transition and renewable power, battery storage, and sustainable transportation, according to the 2022 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook, published by BloombergNEF (BNEF) and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE). This tenth annual edition...

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Mar 7, 2022 8:38:36 AM Stacy Fitzgerald-Redd

Industry Use of Recycled Content Grows

NAIMA just released a new factsheet summarizing the industry’s use of recycled materials in 2019 and 2020. Over the two-year period, U.S. and Canadian insulation manufacturers used 4.1 billion pounds of recycled glass and 1.33 million pounds of recycled slag in the production of thermal and acoustical insulation.

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Jan 27, 2022 7:36:50 PM Stacy Fitzgerald-Redd

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