New Home Energy Information Accelerator Will Help Expand Energy Efficiency in the U.S. by @USGBC

This week 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. The Accelerators were established as part of the Administration’s Better Buildings Initiative in 2013. Partners will focus on expanding awareness of homes’ energy efficiency and streamlining the processes used to help consumers improve the efficiency of their homes. The Better Buildings Home Energy Information Accelerator also supports the President’s Climate Action Plan with a goal to accelerate investment in home energy efficiency...

Full article: http://sustainablecitiescollective.com/node/1077471

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