Report: More Efficient and Renewable Energy Technologies Used in 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 2, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Americans used less energy in 2011 than in 2010 due mainly to a shift to more energy efficient residential and transportation technologies, according to the Energy Department's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). Energy flow charts released on October 24 by LLNL indicate that, overall, U.S. energy use in 2011 equaled 97.3 quadrillion BTU, or "quads," compared to the 98 quads used in 2010. The charts use data provided by the Energy Department's Energy Information Administration.

Seattle City Light Seeks Proposals for Renewable Energy

SEATTLE, WA - September 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Seattle City Light issued a request for proposals today for up to 150,000 megawatt-hours of renewable energy or renewable energy credits per year, beginning in 2020.

IREC Credentialing Program Announces New Awardees

WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. (IREC) announced today that ­­­eight organizations and trainers nationwide have been recognized in the past few months with the prestigious IREC ISPQ credential.

Call for Exhibitors Announced for National Clean Energy Workforce Education Conference

Albany, NY - July 25, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- A limited number of exhibitors will have the opportunity to showcase their company, organization or programs to some 500 renewable energy and energy efficiency educators expected to attend the fifth Clean Energy Workforce Education Conference, November 14-15 in Albany, NY

Pilot Accreditation Program for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Certificate Programs Underway

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. (IREC) are pleased to announce the four certificate-awarding entities that are currently participating in the ANSI-IREC pilot accreditation program for energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Begich Introduces Renewable Energy Research Legislation

July 12, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Mark Begich today re-introduced his Renewable Energy Environmental Research Act, a bill designed to promote renewable energy research. Co-sponsored by Sen. Olympia Snowe, (R-ME), the bill directs the Nati...

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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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Landscaping Can Have Major Impact on Property Values: Appraisal Institute

he Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, today advised homeowners that improving their property’s landscaping can result in a significant return on investment when selling the home