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Energy Department Takes Major Steps to Increase U.S. Energy Productivity, Manufacturing

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The Department of Energy announced expansions of its Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative in support of the American manufacturing sector and a new initiative to support the goal of doubling energy productivity by 2030.
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USGBC Members Select 2014 Best of Building Award Recipients

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The inaugural “people’s choice” awards recognize the year’s best green products, projects, organizations and individuals making an impact in green building.
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EPA Announces New Actions to Curb Potent Greenhouse Gases

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EPA GreenChill Partners join industry leaders to drive the transition to climate-friendly refrigerants.
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AIA Design & Health Research Consortium Launched

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The AIA Foundation, AIA and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), announced the establishment of the AIA Design & Health Research Consortium to help fund basic research into the growing influence design has on public health.
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Homeowners Expected to Invest More Than $625 Billion in Residential Energy Generation, Storage by 2023

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The residential generation market is likely to expand as distributed energy resources (DER) technologies mature, report concludes.
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GSA Seeks Promising Technologies to Improve Building Performance

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General Services Administration's Green Proving Ground program issues a request for information (RFI) for emerging building technologies.
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Growing Demand for LEED-Credentialed Professionals Across Building Sector

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U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the results of a study of job postings from across the U.S., revealing that demand for the LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) and LEED Green Associate credentials grew 46 percent over a 12-month period.
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Study: Daylight Improves Health, Sleep of Workers

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New research reported in the June issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine is showing that daylight-deprived workers are literally losing sleep.
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Survey: More than Half of U.S. Companies Project Increased Energy Efficiency Investment in 2015

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Schneider Electric survey reveals acceleration in efficiency funding; convergence of IT and OT, infrastructure upgrades, energy efficiency and sustainability as the biggest trends impacting business.
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GBCI Set to Administer PEER Certification

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PEER certification for power grids and building projects expands GBCI’s certification offerings.
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