Latest National Association of State Energy Officials Stories

2014-04-09 12:22:56

New National Public-Private Partnership to Transform the Home Energy Loan Market - Warehouse Facility to Facilitate $100 Million Medium Term Note Program SAN FRANCISCO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Homeowners across the United States will benefit from an innovative public-private partnership announced today to make it easier to find lower-cost loans for home energy efficiency improvements. Leading institutions from the public and private sectors today announced the formation of a...

2011-02-18 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new reports from the Zero Energy Commercial Buildings Consortium (CBC) on achieving net-zero-energy use in commercial buildings say "high levels of energy efficiency are the first, largest and most important step on the way to net-zero." Leading national organizations such as the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE), American Institute of...

2010-04-22 09:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- (EARTH DAY) -- The U.S. Department of Energy's $300 million State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program, otherwise known as cash for clunkers for appliances, has now been initiated in 44 states and U.S. territories for consumers who purchase approved Energy Star appliances for their homes or apartments. The remaining states and territories are gearing up to launch their individual programs, with funding from the federal economic stimulus...

2009-09-14 16:25:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest-ever meeting of State Energy Officials convened in Annapolis, Md. today to discuss state and federal efforts to create green jobs, increase the nation's energy efficiency and use of renewable energy, and tackle other issues related to the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act. Over 200 participants are attending the three-day Annual Meeting of the National Association of State Energy Officials, whose members typically are designated...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.