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by Better Buildings Beat Team on Aug 01, 2018
One of the most popular features of the Better Buildings Summit is coming to Cleveland, Ohio August 21-23, and our friends at Energy Exchange are getting in on the action! We're bringing our team of technical experts from the national laboratories and DOE to the Ask-an-Expert Lounge, where they...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jul 23, 2018
Want to know more about the 2018 Energy Exchange and Better Buildings Summit? This infographic shows you who’s coming and what to expect from this one-of-a-kind event from the Department of Energy. Register today so you can be part of the experience!  See you in Cleveland!
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jun 12, 2018
Cleveland, Ohio has a lot to offer year-round, from the Museum of Art and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, to the Christmas Story House, made famous in the 1983 holiday classic film. But we’d suggest visiting The Forest City August 21-23 for one of the premier events for energy and sustainability...
by Clifton Yin on Jun 25, 2015
The recently concluded 2015 Better Buildings Summit, in only its second year, had a strong and growing industrial presence. The Summit attracted more than 900 participants to Washington, DC, last month to exchange best practices, highlight demonstrated market solutions, and discuss future...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jun 03, 2015
Tabetha McCartney, director of development, finance and sustainability for Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly chose five questions to answer during the Summit. Here are her thoughts on energy efficiency: What does sustainability mean to you? Sustainable development is concerned with meeting...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jun 02, 2015
Heidi Burkart, operations coordinator and energy manager for Camas School District in Washington state and K-12 goal achiever answered our 5 questions; here are her answers: What's one piece of advice you’d like to give to a new partner? Set high goals and expectations for your staff and your...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on May 29, 2015
Amy Hargroves, director of corporate responsibility and sustainability for Sprint, picked 5 questions to answer. Sprint was recently honored as a goal achievers, for reaching 36 percent energy savings through the Better Buildings Challenge. If you could invent one energy-saving solution, what...