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#USGBC Joins Home Energy Information Accelerator; Commits to Expand Energy Efficiency in the U.S. @USDOE

#USGBC Joins Home Energy Information Accelerator; Commits to Expand Energy Efficiency in the U.S. @USDOE

Washington, D.C. (May 28, 2015) — Today the U.S. Department of Energy announced two new Better Buildings Accelerators, which will convene leading organizations in the building industry to focus on key solutions for expanding energy efficiency in the residential sector. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has joined the Home Energy Information Accelerator and committed to support consumer education and environmental sustainability in the U.S. residential building market. “USGBC has been at the forefront of changing how we design, build and operate our buildings, homes and communities,” said Rick Fedrizzi, CEO, USGBC, “and no buildings are more important than our homes. Not only do they shelter our families and anchor our lives, for many families, it’s the single largest asset they will ever have. By designing and building new homes that are more energy efficient, and im...

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