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ACEEE Releases 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

The 11th Annual 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard from the American Council for and Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) was just released, highlighting which states are doing the best on energy efficiency. The 2017 Scorecard assesses state policies and programs that improve energy efficiency in our homes, businesses, industries, and transportation systems. It examines the six policy […]

California is Home to Over 519,000 Clean Energy Jobs

“In every corner of the state, California’s climate action has proven to be a job creator and a big economic boon,” – Bob Keefe, Executive Director at E2  According to a recent study of every legislative district in the State of California by E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs), more than 519,000 Californians now work in clean energy […]

Energy-saving tips for a more efficient summer

There are a number of simple habits homeowners can adopt to manage their summertime energy usage.

Prepare for 2017’s new Title 24 regulations

Updates to California’s Building Energy Efficiency Standards go into effect January 1. 

New climate legislation could add fuel to California’s economy

New climate goals could prove a boon to The Golden State’s green economy. 

Water efficiency linked to ‘surprisingly large’ energy savings in new study

From June 2015 to February 2016, California saved 922 gigawatt-hours through reduced water usage alone.  

Benningfield Group to attend ACEEE Conference on Energy Efficient Buildings

We are pleased to announce we will be attending this year’s ACEEE conference, where Russ King will lead an informal session on code inspection best practices. 

New regulations could make computers more energy efficient

The California Energy Commission sets its sights on the computer industry with new energy efficiency regulations. 

Solar paves way for $192 million in California energy savings

With solar energy generation gaining ground, some traditional transmission projects are no longer needed.

Manufacturing industry primed for sustainable building revolution

Responsible for 30 percent of the nation’s energy consumption, America’s manufacturing sector is primed for a sustainable building revolution.