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Looking to jumpstart or accelerate your organization's decarbonization journey? Learn how through this new quarterly blog series that provides three resources every three months to highlight pathways to emissions reduction.GHG EMISSIONS REDUCTION AUDIT SCOPE OF WORK TEMPLATEWHAT: The GHG Emissions…
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Summit
Partners in higher education met at the 2024 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit to share successes, challenges, and lessons learned in decarbonization and energy efficiency amongst peers and cross-sector leaders. Read on for an overview of highlights. Meet the higher education 2024…
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At the 2024 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit, retail, food service, and grocery (RFSG) sector partners and attendees explored best practices, strategies for overcoming barriers, and progress in energy efficiency and decarbonization.Through Better Buildings and discussions with partners, DOE…
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Developed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Home Energy Score™ provides home owners, buyers, and renters comparable and credible information about a home’s energy use. Using a 1 to 10 scale (least to most efficient), the Score estimates a home’s energy use and includes a customized…
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June Top Partner Solutions
The June Top Partner Solutions are here! Dive into the roundup of real-world solutions to learn how organizations across sectors are saving energy, reducing emissions, and cutting costs.  Hackensack Meridian Health Achieves Major Energy and Cost Savings at Medical PlazaAs one of the…
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Panelists at Summit
The commercial real estate (CRE) sector engaged in peer exchanges, shared presentations, and joined networking events at the 2024 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit. Partners and attendees discussed best practices, explored barriers in decarbonization and how to overcome them, and shared…
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Summit
At the 2024 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit, attendees had the opportunity to see efficiency and decarbonization efforts in action at a variety of D.C.-area buildings. Read on to learn more about the strategies and technologies these facilities are deploying to accelerate progress toward…
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May Top Partner Solutions
The May Top Partner Solutions are here! Check out this month’s lineup of real-world pathways for accelerating decarbonization and efficiency, including strategies such as geothermal installations, stakeholder engagement tactics, and more! Lockheed Martin Drives Company-Wide Energy and Water…
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Home Energy Score
Developed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Home Energy Score provides reliable information about a home’s estimated energy use, like a miles-per-gallon rating for a car. The Score is based on a standard assessment of energy related assets, allowing consumers to easily compare energy use…
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Congratulations Climate Finance Innovator Award Winners
Seven Better Buildings Financial Allies received Climate Finance Innovator Awards at the 2024 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit for their innovative decarbonization financing solutions that go beyond current market practices. Financing and funding are hot topics as organizations focus on…
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2024 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit
2024 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit! We hope you enjoyed the event.The Summit convened thought leaders and industry experts from across sectors to share insights, make connections, and explore opportunities to accelerate decarbonization and efficiency. More than 140 speakers joined us to…
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The April Top Partner Solutions are here! Check out this roundup of solutions from partners across sectors to learn how organizations are progressing towards emissions reduction and energy savings goals.  City of Saint Paul Improves Efficiency, Community with North End Community CenterTo…
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2024 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit
The annual Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit convenes leaders and experts from public and private organizations around the country to explore the latest in emerging technologies and share innovative strategies for energy efficiency, decarbonization, water, and waste reduction.At Summit,…
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DOE and Morehouse Leadership
In 2023, Better Buildings Challenge partner Morehouse College exceeded its energy efficiency goal, achieving 31% reduction in energy intensity across its portfolio of 30 buildings against a 2017 baseline. DOE recently visited Morehouse to recognize the college for its energy use achievements and…
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Data Entry
 Better Buildings partners from the commercial sector recently participated in a peer exchange to discuss common challenges to data management. Partners including Colorado State University, University of Chicago, Mayo Clinic, and Boston Medical Center shared their experiences and valuable…
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March Top Partner Solutions
The March Top Partner Solutions are in! Check out this roundup of real-world replicable pathways to decarbonization, efficiency, financing, and more. Dive in to learn how other organizations are overcoming barriers and reaping the benefits. Riseboro Community Partnership Sets Records with…
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February Top Partner Solutions
Check out the February Top Partner Solutions! We’re excited to share these real-world strategies for decarbonization, energy efficiency upgrades, employee engagement, and more. Dive into the roundup to learn how organizations across sectors are overcoming barriers and accelerating progress. …
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January Top Partner Solutions
Check out the January Top Partner Solutions! This roundup includes proven pathways and strategies for decarbonization, energy and water efficiency, employee engagement, and more to showcase how partners across sectors are overcoming barriers and progressing toward their goals. Dive in and find out…
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Road Show Postcard
We’re back—and this time, DOE energy experts are on the road to Cleveland, OH to explore how Better Climate Challenge partners City of Cleveland, Cleveland Clinic, and Cleveland-Cliffs are reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. These partners represent different sectors of the US economy. Each…
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AEE World 2023
Thank you to all Better Buildings and Better Plants partners and attendees for joining us at this year’s Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) World Conference!More than 1,600 industry professionals convened at AEE World 2023 in Orlando, Florida to learn about innovative energy efficiency and…