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Clean Power Plan Opportunities for Energy Efficiency in Affordable Housing

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A new federal rule requires states to reduce certain carbon emissions. The Clean Power Plan creates an historic opportunity to increase energy efficiency in affordable rental housing, because those investments will provide a cost-effective way to meet the

A new federal rule requires states to reduce certain carbon emissions. The Clean Power Plan creates an historic opportunity to increase energy efficiency in affordable rental housing, because those investments will provide a cost-effective way to meet the new requirements. 

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The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF) are collaborating in support of the Energy Efficiency for All (EEFA) initiative to study the existing multifamily laundry landscape and provide facts related to common-area laundry facilities in

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This case study found that Tower’s real-time energy management initiative achieved a 13.2 percent reduction in electricity use in the three buildings, showing that substantial gains are possible when building owners operate their buildings with attention devoted to reducing the amount of energy w