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Energy Department Awards Nearly $10 Million for Efficient Lighting Development

The Energy Department today announced nine research and development projects that will receive funding to support solid-state lighting (SSL) core technology research, product development and U.S. manufacturing. The projects will help accelerate the development of high-quality light-emitting diode (LED) and organic light-emitting diode (OLEDproducts that can significantly reduce overall U.S. energy consumption and save consumers money.)

Energy & Water Bill Puts Jobs & Economic Growth First

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) released the following statement praising House passage of the energy & water appropriations bill (H.R. 2028)

Murkowski Starts with Energy Efficiency in Development of Broad Bill

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, today began consideration of legislation to improve how Americans use energy as part of her work to get the first broad energy bill signed into law in nearly a decade. The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee received testimony on 22 energy efficiency proposals that address a wide range of issues, including building retrofits, federal energy management, appliance efficiency, workforce development, and efficiency grants.

Groups Oppose Special Interest Effort to Subvert Energy Efficiency Legislation

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and nearly 500 businesses from across the country today urged Congress to reject special interest efforts to repeal the law setting goals for reducing fossil fuel use in federal buildings by 2030

NREL Announces Participants for Executive Energy Leadership Program

The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has selected 21 leaders to participate in its 2015 Executive Energy Leadership program (Energy Execs), which empowers executives to integrate clean energy solutions in their communities.

Consumers Energy Offers Outdoor Safety Tips

Consumers Energy has tips to help keep Michigan residents safe as they enjoy the season marked by the sounds of kids playing outside, the sights of sprouts poking through garden soil and the smells of freshly mowed lawns

Cantwell Calls for Upgrades to U.S. Energy Infrastructure

Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell, (D-Wash.) ranking member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, heard testimony from Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on the agency’s release of the first installment of the Quadrennial Energy Review.

NREL Report Estimates Market Potential of Shared Solar and Discusses Relevant Securities Regulations

Analysis from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) finds that by making shared solar programs available to households and businesses that currently cannot host on-site photovoltaic (PV) systems shared solar could represent 32 to 49 percent of the distributed photovoltaic market in 2020.

House to Begin Consideration of FY2016 Appropriations Bills on Floor Next Week

This week the House Appropriations Committee approved by voice vote two fiscal year (FY) 2016 appropriations bills: Energy-Water and Military Construction-Veterans Affairs. Both the Energy-Water and Military Construction-Veterans Affairs bills were funded above their FY2015 enacted levels, with Energy-Water receiving a $1.2 billion increase and Military Construction-Veterans Affairs receiving a $4.6 billion increase.

AWEA CEO Tom Kiernan statement on Quadrennial Energy Review

“The administration’s Quadrennial Energy Review highlights the importance of electricity transmission to bringing our power grid into the 21st century and saving consumers money by making renewable energy more widely available."

On Earth Day, Norton Introduces Nuclear Disarmament Bill

To commemorate Earth Day, a day dedicated to protecting the planet and its environment, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced the Nuclear Weapons Abolition and Economic and Energy Conversion Act of 2015 to require the United States to negotiate an international agreement to disable and dismantle its nuclear weapons by 2020 and to redirect the funds to human and infrastructure needs, such as housing, health care, Social Security and the environment.

HGA Architects And Engineers Completes Phase One Design Of New West Valley Campus At...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 7, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- HGA Architects and Engineers (HGA) has completed the design for phase one of the new West Valley Campus at College of the Desert in Palm Springs, Calif., -- a project that sets new benchmarks for integrating sustainable design and high-performance building technologies into the academic curriculum.

NREL Seeks Public Feedback on Standard Work Specifications for Energy Upgrades in Multifamily Housing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) invites manufacturers of energy-efficient products, public housing authorities, industry stakeholders involved in the development, finance, and maintenance of multifamily properties, and others to review and comment on the Standard Work Specifications for Multifamily Energy Upgrades. Developed under the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals project, the specifications are voluntary guidelines that outline minimum requirements for high-quality energy upgrades in multifamily homes. NREL is working on behalf of DOE to develop these guidelines and to gather and incorporate input from industry experts

IEA: Shift in Energy Balance Includes Renewables, Efficiency

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The International Energy Agency (IEA) on November 12 released the 2012 edition of the World Energy Outlook, which noted that North America leads the shift in global energy balance—and that shift includes a movement to renewable energy and energy efficiency. IEA's flagship publication presented a scenario showing that energy efficiency could have a major impact on global energy and climate trends.

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FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.

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Tips for All Real Estate Buyers

If you are looking to buy a new home, or even if you're just researching your options, it's important to know the basics. This article will cover what you need to know about mortgages, down payments and more so that you can feel confident in your decision.