DOE Announced The Launch of The SEED Collaborative

DOE Launches New Initiative to Help Cities, States Advance Building Efficiency. Read more about the Advance Building Efficiency below.  The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the launch of the SEED Collaborative, a strategic effort to help cities and states manage building energy performance data and identify opportunities for efficiency improvements in their jurisdictions. Through…

Outdoor Pollution Effect on Indoor Air Quality

A nonprofit organization has announced that they will be studying the effects of outdoor pollution on Indoor Air Quality. Read more below about the organization and their plan! Illinois Institute of Technology and Elevate Energy, a nonprofit organization that studies and devleops energy efficiency programs, announced they are teaming up to study the impact of outdoor…

ASHRAE Announced Cold-Climate Buildings Design Guide

ASHRAE has announced its newly published Cold-Climate Buildings Design Guide, which provides information on the issues commonly faced in designing buildings for arctic and subarctic climates. The idea for the guide came from a working session at the seventh International Cold-Climate Design Conference held in 2012 and co-sponsored by ASHRAE, Scandinavian Federation of Heating, Ventilation…