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As of 2018, the costs of certain energy efficiency improvements can now be immediately deducted as business expenses rather than recovered more gradually through depreciation. Learn more about the changes in three questions with industry leaders.
Congress is considering slashing federal investment in energy efficiency. The House of Representatives passed a bill in late July that cuts several energy efficiency programs by roughly half, while the Senate has advanced a bill that would largely protect current funding levels. This post is part of a blog series examining what’s at stake as Congress works toward a final spending deal for the remainder of the fiscal year.
For most of the United States, this is going to be a frigid winter. Here are five easy, inexpensive tips for a warmer, more efficient home or apartment.
Spikes in electricity demand from extreme weather, such as the spikes this week, can’t be avoided completely. But they can be decreased through improved efficiency, which costs less than the alternative of producing more electricity.
The Efficiency Services Agreement is a market-proven solution that turns kilowatts into “negawatts” by financing 100% of the cost of efficiency upgrades and monetizing the energy savings.
A new analysis from the U.S. Department of Energy strengthens the case for reinstating energy efficiency tax incentives.
Two recent reports provide some impressive evidence about the specific benefits of efficiency programs that are threatened with cuts.
We need a broad national transportation policy conversation, guided by a principle we can all get behind: meeting tomorrow’s transportation needs while using less energy.
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Scare your holiday energy bills down this season to manageable size with these hints
Physical space and business dynamics of the workplace are changing. Employees demand flexibility and employers—looking to attract and retain the best workers—are deploying technological innovation to deliver improvements in the working environment.

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