The United Nations Sustainable Energy for All (SEFA) initiative works with governments to double the rate of energy efficiency improvement by 2030. Participants in an Institute for Building Efficiency Roundtable Dialogue agreed that public-private collaboration can accelerate the pace of change in ways that make commercial sense, attract funding, and scale up efficiency markets to achieve policy goals.
Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing could play a part in unlocking $280 billion of investment in commercial building energy efficiency, saving $1 trillion and creating 3 million jobs in 10 years. An update from PACENow and the Institute for Building Efficiency examines progress on PACE nationally, along with best practices and case studies from four top PACE programs.
The 8th annual Energy Efficiency Indicator survey shows improvements in key measures that signal increased interest and investment in energy efficiency in North America’s non-residential buildings. Numerous indicators show strong double-digit percentage point gains.
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