Energy efficiency advocates say a bill that sailed through the House will save energy and money, particularly in leased commercial buildings.
External power supplies, used with laptops, power drills and many other household devices, now have to meet tougher U.S. efficiency standards.
The EPA will work with Freddie Mac to “influence lending practices in ways that encourage investments in energy efficiency” at multifamily housing units.
A program to offer quick, cheap and easy-to-understand home energy efficiency assessments gets fine-tuned; some conservatives see dark motives.
With energy-efficiency upgrades and a big solar power system, a Forest Service building in California becomes the Agriculture Department’s first ZNE facility.
The Wichita U.S. Courthouse wins the 2013 Better Buildings Federal Award by cutting energy intensity 20 percent through no-cost and low-cost measures.
Making sure buildings are operating at optimal energy efficiency costs a little bit but saves a lot, a new NRDC study reveals.
About one-third of electricity consumption in homes is attributed to miscellaneous and electronic loads (MELs) — appliances like toasters, printers, fans and clocks.
Improved energy efficiency could save American consumers approximately $1,000 on their annual energy bill, according to estimates in a new report.
To commemorate National Energy Action Month, we’re featuring some scarily effective ways to save energy at home.