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Apr 10, 2014

Spark: Making Superefficient Buildings the New Normal

 

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RMI Spark, the eNewsletter of Rocky Mountain Institute

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Featured Blog Posts

Reaching the Building Efficiency Tipping Point: RMI’s goal to make superefficient buildings the new normal

Creating Better Buildings: Applying deep retrofit value to help the Better Buildings Initiative reach its goals

Caveat Investor: The financial implications of potential grid defection



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RMI In The News

The Energy Haves and Have-nots
High Country News

A “Rosetta Stone” for Screening Solar Assets from truSolar
Greentech Media

The Democratizing Promise of Energy Storage
Clean Technica

Stay up to date with energy news from around the world via our Flipboard magazine. Learn More.

Stand with us to make one billion square feet of commercial building dramatically more efficient

One billion square feet is ambitious, but we know that by retrofitting buildings owned by large portfolio owners like major corporations, cities, and the U.S. government, we will achieve that goal. And we know that the rest of the market will follow our lead. Read more and stand with us

RMI Update

RMI Selected By Bloomberg FiRe

We are honored to be selected as a winner by Bloomberg's "Finance for Resilience" initiative for our renewables resource center. The center will accelerate renewables penetration by overcoming the informational and educational barriers that often prevent Fortune 500 companies from making investments in renewable energy projects. Learn more

Video

A Tale of Two Futures: Sustainable Buildings or Unsustainable Climate Change

We cannot transform our energy system and prevent runaway climate change if America’s commercial buildings continue to consume dirty fossil fuels at today’s rates. Standing together, we can make a difference. Watch our latest video to find out how.




 

Upcoming Events

IFMA Facility Fusion

RMI Principal Kendra Tupper will speak at the International Facility Managers Association's Facility Fusion conference on "There's Skeletons in your Server Closets!: Cost Effective Efficiency Retrofits for Server Rooms and Closets."

This event will take place Apr 15–17, 2014 in Washington, D.C.  Learn More

What You're Saying

@ktom17 MT @RockyMtnInst: “Net zero buildings will become the norm for new buildings by 2020” @JigarShahDC #bnef2014 http://ow.ly/vxfov
 

@hmcmahon Partner w/ @RockyMtnInst to change the future of energy by tackling one of the largest consumers of energy-buildings. http://ow.ly/vxfov

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