ACEEE: Building Policies and Codes
In this resource, ACEEE describes policies that lawmakers can use to help reduce energy use in the building sector.
Buildings account for 40% of total energy consumption in the United States. Given the scale of energy resources dedicated to heating, cooling, and maintaining these structures, there is a significant opportunity to achieve savings through policies promoting efficiency in both existing buildings and new construction. In this resource, ACEEE describes policies that lawmakers can use to help reduce energy use in the building sector.
Watch to learn about a 1950s Montreal house that was retrofitted to become an efficient passive house by adding a 16 inch thick layer of cellulose insulation to the exterior.
In this webinar, we provide an in-depth overview of AmeriCorps State and National Programming, uncovering available resources for weatherization and clean energy agencies.