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Building Performance Association Calls on Congress to Properly Prioritize Clean, Efficient Energy Use

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Katie Miller, Director of Marketing & CommunicationsEmail: kmiller@building-performance.orgPhone: 412.551.2601 May 23, 2017 – Washington DC – Today, President Trump released his budget for fiscal year (FY) 2018, which includes a 72% cut in funding for residential energy efficiency programs at the Department of Energy (DOE). The Weatherization Assistance Program and the State…

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HPC Salutes the Newly Released Comprehensive National Guide on Utility-Funded Energy Efficiency Programs

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This week, the National Efficiency Screening Project (NESP) announced the publication of the National Standard Practice Manual for Assessing Cost-Effectiveness of Energy Efficiency Resources (NSPM). This comprehensive national guide for utility-funded energy efficiency programs is now available to help utilities, regulators and other stakeholders make the best possible energy efficiency decisions for their state and…

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HPC Submits Comments to the EPA – Federal carbon regulations should not be repealed, replaced, or modified.

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HPC submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the evaluation of existing regulations proposed rule explaining why carbon regulations do not meet the top three criteria identified in Executive Order 13777, which serves as the underpinning for the evaluation, and therefore should not be revised. There is a wide array of existing,…

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National EE programs support jobs, help families, & should not be cut

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Home contracting and energy groups urge continued funding of key programs National energy efficiency programs support jobs across the country and protect vulnerable families. But the White House’s initial budget outline suggests these programs might end up on the chopping block. So home contracting and energy efficiency groups are rallying to their defense. “The Department…

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