State and Local Solution Center

  • Better Buildings Summit Presentations Now Available

    Over 300 presentations covering 100 unique session topics, including energy efficiency services for low-income communities, benchmarking data management, energy savings performance contracting, and installing high-efficiency street lighting, are now available on the Better Buildings website.

  • Better Buildings Toolkit Features Best Practices, Resources, and More

    The Energy Data Accelerator Toolkit is a collection of resources featured in the Better Buildings Solution Center. It describes best practices that enabled cities, utilities, and other stakeholders to overcome whole-building data access barriers.

  • New Better Buildings Implementation Models

    Learn about how states and school districts are creating new energy efficiency programs, initiatives, and plans. New implementation models include: State of Rhode Island, State of New York, City of Rochester, City of Philadelphia, Portland Public Schools, and Camas School District.

  • DOE Announces Final Phase of Remote Alaskan Communities Energy Efficiency Competition

    On June 6, Deputy Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall announced the availability of $3.4 million in funding for up to five Alaska Community Efficiency Champions to implement the community energy efficiency plans they developed in Phase II of the RACEE Competition.

  • Better Buildings Accelerators Address Energy Efficiency Barriers

    The Better Buildings Accelerators website is designed to demonstrate specific innovative policies and approaches, which will accelerate investment in energy efficiency upon successful demonstration. There are three new accelerators: Clean Energy for Low Income Communities, Combined Heat and Power for Resiliency, and Wastewater Infrastructure.

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