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August 2010

August 25, 2010
On August 23, 2010, ACEEE submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the proposed National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Area Sources and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants...
August 20, 2010
Congress and the news media continue to focus almost completely on the question of where we will find new sources of conventional but clean energy. Yet, the surprising insight is that the robustness of our economy squarely depends on more...
August 20, 2010
Racking up the waste — leaky windows Sagging insulation’s got you blue Tryin’ to stop the heat loss through your attic But your IR camera’s giving you bad news   Now I’m sipping wine in California...
August 20, 2010
As you drive away from the experience of Summer Study 2010, take a moment to close your eyes (preferably at a stop sign) and allow the images of faces, posters, ocean waves, whale sightings and aquarium jelly fish to download and become part...
August 19, 2010
I am pleased to report that all the “market fundamentals” continue to look strong for utility-sector energy efficiency. While the recession has eased electric demand a bit, long-term concerns about system reliability and adequacy of...
August 19, 2010
View the Cool Roofs PowerPoint Inside the air-conditioned ACEEE conference room on a mid-June day in Washington, DC, Art Rosenfeld clicks through 33 pages of a PowerPoint presentation on Cool Roofs. Hyderabad, India; Santorini, Greece; and...
August 18, 2010
ICF International, Portland Energy Conservation, Incorporated, and the ACEEE staff and Board sponsored Summer Study scholarships for seven undergraduate and graduate students. The award paid for the conference registration fee, housing and meals,...
August 18, 2010
As hopes for comprehensive national energy policy melted away this summer, focus shifts back to states and communities. Without action from Congress, states and local communities will continue to forge ahead with a multitude of strategies to...
August 18, 2010
Summer Study participants were treated to two insiders’ take on energy efficiency in China. Mark Levine was recently the director of the Environmental Energy Technologies Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and is now...
August 18, 2010
If you attended past Summer Studies, you may have noticed that Asilomar is being managed by a new concessionaire, Aramark Parks & Destinations. Aramark is a leading operator of conference centers, resorts, and tourist destinations, such as...