Posts Tagged ‘ Better Buildings Initiative ’

2018: The Road So Far

Jul 23rd, 2018

Where does time go? We’re already a little over halfway through 2018, and what do we have to show for it? By many accounts, it has been a pretty rough six months with DOE and EPA program defunding threats to tariffs wars. But there has been some silver lining. Let’s take a look back. Energy […]

The Ongoing Success of the Better Buildings Initiative

May 21st, 2018

The Better Buildings Initiative published its 2018 Progress Report last week, and there are some promising figures within. Take it straight from the report: “The Better Buildings Initiative has grown to encompass more than 900 organizations, which represents 30 of the country’s Fortune 100 companies, 12 of the top 25 U.S. employers, 12% of the […]

Glass Industry Building Presence in Better Plants Initiative

May 22nd, 2014

Under the Better Buildings Initiative, the Department of Energy seeks to improve the energy efficiency of commercial and industrial buildings by 20 percent by 2020. A key component of that initiative is Better Plants, which the DOE’s Andre de Fontaine discussed during a webinar on Tuesday, providing glass manufacturers with an overview of the program. The presentation […]

Better Buildings Neighborhood Initiative Upgrades 100,000 Buildings; Saves $730 Million on Energy Bills

May 22nd, 2014

Building on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan and the Administration’s Better Buildings Initiative, the Energy Department announced that the Department’s Better Buildings Neighborhood Program has helped more than 40 state and local governments upgrade more than 100,000 buildings and save families and businesses over $730 million on utility bills. Supported by the Recovery Act, the […]