California and Massachusetts top US energy efficiency charts

California and Massachusetts are the most energy efficient states in the US. They shared top spot in rankings devised by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE). For Massachusetts, this is its sixth consecutive year in first place, though this time it has to share the accolade with the ‘Golden State’ According to the […]

Energy efficiency the third largest electricity resource in the US

Energy efficiency has become the third largest electricity resource in the US. Without efficiency measures, 313 additional large power plants would had been necessary to meet the country’s electricity needs, a report by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) claims. The ACEEE believes energy efficiency could count as the equivalent of 18% […]

UK fifth most energy efficient country in the world

The UK has been ranked the fifth most energy efficient country in the world. A report by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) ranked a total of 23 countries, which together represent 75% of all the energy consumption globally. It analysed the energy efficiency in different sectors including building, industry and transportation […]

Giving a lift to elevator energy saving

When you step through the sliding doors, do you think about how much energy it takes to get you to the top floor? Probably not – and you aren’t alone, suggests a new study by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) which says not enough information is about for building owners on the […]

Energy efficiency bill could save US $65bn

The proposed bipartisan energy efficiency legislation could help US consumers and businesses save billions of pound on their energy bills, new research reveals. Savings of more than $65 billion (£40.9bn) could be made, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), referring to the ‘Energy Savings & Industrial Competitiveness Act’ introduced by Senators […]

UK tops international efficiency ranking

The UK has come first in a new energy efficiency ranking of the world’s 12 major economic countries. In the first international scorecard developed by The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), Britain is closely followed by Germany, Japan and Italy while the US is in 9th place. The 12 countries represent about 63% […]

Apartment owners and residents could save $3.4 billion by upgrading energy

Apartment building owners and residents in the US could save up to $3.4 billion by upgrading energy efficiency, according to a new report. The report released by CNT Energy and the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) suggests that energy companies working together with building owners can help save can save utility costs of […]