First in a Two-Part Series
WASHINGTON—Improving the energy efficiency of multifamily buildings can help states reduce consumers’ energy costs, strengthen electricity system reliability and lower emissions, according to a report released today by the National Governors Association (NGA).
Something amazing is happening in the Southeast. Call it a groundswell, a call-to-action -- just don't call it a fluke. Southeastern cities are taking charge of their futures by addressing the key contributor to climate change in their cities - the energy use of buildings.
Boosting energy efficiency of homes in Maryland is a bread-and-butter issue. Paying too much for electricity and gas at a time when household budgets are still pinched from the great recession can mean having less to spend on nutritious food, healthcare, and other necessities.