A More Resilient America

Katrina, Harvey, Laura, Ida… it’s hurricane season and judging by the unrelenting heat many of us across the nation and in Europe are experiencing, it’s easy to fear that this year will produce some strong storms. When Hurricane Laura slammed ashore along...

Pitching EEday to Cities and Local Governments

When you hear energy efficiency, do you think of a broad and ambiguous term? Energy efficiency is being able to perform the same task, but using less energy to do so. It is a simple, low-cost way to reduce emissions and energy consumption while also lowering your home...

Step 11: Establish a PACE District

Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) is long term, low cost 100% financing for energy efficiency, water conservation, and distributed generation projects. Local governments can establish a PACE district providing commercial, industrial, and multifamily property...

Step 10: Make the Most of the Energy Code

The “Actions Cities Can Take to Support Energy Efficiency in Texas” are not limited to internal policies and practices. Adoption and enforcement of an up to date energy code is one of the most effective tools to help ensure efficiency across the community. Well...