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New Technologies, Fuels Enhance Viability of $10 Billion District Heating Market

July 29, 2014
The decades-old alternative to distributed heating can deliver cost gains of up to 74 percent, depending on specific technologies, fuel mix and climate, says Lux Research.
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Nonresidential Building Activity Expected to Increase in 2015

July 28, 2014
Construction spending projections scaled back for rest of 2014.
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Energy Department Invests $6 Million for Commercial Building Efficiency

July 25, 2014
The Energy Department announced up to $6 million in funding to deploy and demonstrate four emerging energy-saving technologies in commercial buildings across the country.
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USDA Selects 36 Energy Facilities to Accept Biomass Deliveries

July 23, 2014
The program includes biomass removals from federal lands to reduce forest fires.
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NRDC Roadmaps to Safeguard Local Drinking Water, Fix Outdated Infrastructure

July 23, 2014
A trend of leaders at every level are tackling the threats to local water supplies through funding of new wastewater infrastructure and water efficiency measures.
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Study: Connected World of Future Enhances Value Proposition of Smart Building Systems

July 22, 2014
The transition to smart buildings is progressively gaining momentum as a burgeoning global population strains aging infrastructures.
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Green Building Experts Form Regional Partnership

July 21, 2014
Seven individuals from central Pennsylvania have formed Design Synergies Green Build Partnership to design green building projects and otherwise promote sustainable building in the region.
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ASHRAE Introduces New Strategic Plan at 2014 Annual Conference

July 21, 2014
Major actions taken at ASHRAE's 2014 Annual Conference included introduction of its strategic plan, creation of a new indoor air quality alliance, and announcement of a milestone related to its research program and Foundation.
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Germany Tops in Global Energy Efficiency Rankings

July 17, 2014
U.S. places 13th out of 16, behind Australia, India and South Korea; Germany wins "World Cup" of energy efficiency: 2nd International Scorecard evaluates 16 leading world economies on 31 categories.
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Tribal Lands Awarded Up to $7 Million for Clean Energy, Energy Efficiency

July 17, 2014
The Energy Department announced up to $7 million to deploy clean energy and energy efficiency projects in tribal communities, reducing reliance on fossil fuel and promoting economic development.
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