State and Local Solution Center

  • Residential PACE Webinar Video and Presentation Now Available

    This webinar, held on August 11, covered both FHA and DOE's PACE announcements and their details. Speakers discussed the release of the “Draft Best Practices Guidelines for Residential PACE Programs” and the latest details from HUD about their guidance on PACE via a Mortgagee Letter.

  • Residential PACE Adds Market Value for Home Energy Upgrades

    EERE's Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency Kathleen Hogan's recent blog explores newly announced partnerships and resources by the Energy Department that will bring the benefits of energy efficiency and renewable energy to more states and communities.

  • 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.

  • 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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