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Who We Are Founded in 1977 by a pair of U.S. senators who recognized the enormous opportunity of energy efficiency, the Alliance to Save Energy is a nonprofit, bipartisan alliance of business, government, environmental and consumer leaders advocating for enhanced energy productivity to achieve economic growth, a cleaner environment, and greater energy security, affordability and reliability.  
Post date: 25 jun 2020
Type: Link

Energy-efficient buildings have the potential to play a key role in EU energy transition. In the United States, several energy utilities have recently piloted and launched buildings Pay-for-Performance (P4P) programmes making use of possibilities offered by energy metering technologies that provide greater certainty over energy savings and drive improved performance.  
Post date: 16 jun 2020
Type: Publication

Architecture 2030’s mission is to rapidly transform the global built environment from the major contributor of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to a central part of the solution to the climate crisis.   Architecture 2030 pursues two primary objectives:  
Post date: 15 jun 2020
Type: Link

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Post date: 4 jun 2020
Type: Evenement

Slipstream is a nonprofit that creates, tests, delivers and scales the next generation of energy efficiency and renewable energy programs that move us farther, faster toward a clean energy economy. We partner with utilities, local and state governments, regulatory agencies and other organizations to inspire new solutions to big energy challenges. Since 1980, we have demonstrated “what’s next” in programs and technologies. We are an established and trusted trailblazer in the industry.  
Post date: 3 jun 2020
Type: Link

Hot Water Forum is Going Virtual!   Due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Hot Water Forum will now be held virtually over four days (July 21-22, 28-29).   Forum Overview  
Post date: 3 jun 2020
Type: Evenement

Climate Interactive is an independent, not-for-profit think-tank that grew out of MIT Sloan in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Based on a long tradition of system dynamics modeling, our simulations and insights help people see connections, play out scenarios, and see what works to address climate change, inequity, and related issues like energy, health, and food. Climate Interactive was named the top US Energy and Environment think tank, by Prospect Magazine.   What we do
Post date: 12 mei 2020
Type: Link

The construction sector is essential for an economic recovery after the COVID-19 crisis. It can rapidly create large amounts of jobs and involves far-reaching value chains of small and large businesses. In 2015, the sector accounted for 11-13% of global GDP. It is indeed a major employer: 7% of total global employment or 220 million jobs depend on it. Globally, USD 4.5 trillion were spent on construction and renovation of buildings in 2018.  
Post date: 11 mei 2020
Type: Nieuws

For nearly 25 years, IMT has partnered with government, business, and philanthropy to explore the frontier of action to improve the spaces where we live, work, and play. Our innovations have helped policymakers reduce carbon emissions and energy costs across billions of square feet of real estate in major U.S.
Post date: 8 mei 2020
Type: Publication

IMT ignites and accelerates demand for high-performing buildings to bring ambitious goals into reach.   The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) catalyzes demand for high-performing buildings. Why? The buildings in which we live and work are the single largest energy user in the United States, accounting for ~40% of total energy consumption.  
Post date: 4 mei 2020
Type: Link