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The Covid Relief Bill that was approved by Congress in December includes about $35.2 billion in energy initiatives. The Energy Act of 2020 authorizes RD&D activities and programs to advance new technologies. Photovoltaics, new transportation technologies and energy-efficiency technologies received a significant portion of the...

Renewable Energy Buildings are being designed to be electric-powered to help with reducing fossil fuel usage. The irony is that a large part of the electric production today is coming from the use of fossil fuels, but this must be viewed as part of the transition...

On October 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published the results of their Better Buildings, Better Plants program. Partners in the program worked with DOE experts to set energy efficiency goals and implement solutions. The DOE supports partners by providing technical expertise, connecting...

Commercial building stakeholders have been investing heavily in energy efficiency and cost effectiveness in their building systems. Their strategies focused on selecting HVAC equipment that delivered exactly what was needed, not more, to keep energy usage at a minimum while keeping equipment cost low. Like...

A major part of the workforce experimented with working remotely in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The necessity of conducting business from a fixed location on a daily basis has been challenging. Many employees are beginning to expect employers to offer options to work from...