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Overall targets

The 2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

It was a whirlwind year for energy efficiency in 2019 at the state level. Many legislatures and governors established the transition to clean energy and reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions
    Policy Group(s):
  • Overall targets
  • Performance approach
  • Overall targets

Code Requirements

Labelling Schemes

Paying the right price for energy efficient homes

New research finds that people are willing to pay more for energy efficient housing, making the case for a mandatory national rating system for existing homes.  “Location, location, location” is
    Policy Group(s):
  • Labelling schemes

Incentive Schemes

Taxation Mechanisms

Green building policy case studies, New Mexico

First adopted in 2007, and most recently renewed in 2015, New Mexico’s Sustainable Building Tax Credit supports the greening of many building types across the state. Released in October, 2017
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  • Taxation mechanisms
  • Document
  • air cleaning technology Assessment Systems

Utility Funded Programmes

Residential dual-fuel programs

Most energy efficiency programs target only one fuel, usually electricity or natural gas. While they achieve savings, they sometimes miss opportunities by failing to address other fuels. Dual-fuel programs, on
    Policy Group(s):
  • Utility funded programmes

Market Instruments

Training and Education

Understanding potential user needs

The iBRoad project aims to eliminate barriers to deep renovation by developing an Individual Building Renovation Roadmap for single-family houses. The tool provides a customised renovation plan over a long-term
    Policy Group(s):
  • Training and education

Performance Monitoring

2019 New York Getting to Zero Status Report

This Getting to Zero Status Report (the Status Report) offers building owners, tenants, design teams, contractors, and policymakers a summary of NZE commercial and multifamily buildings data in New York
    Policy Group(s):
  • Performance monitoring
  • Performance monitoring