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Aug 30, 2012

Spark: Efficiency: Making Affordable Housing Truly Affordable

 
RMI Spark, the eNewsletter of Rocky Mountain Institute
 
Thursday, August 30, 2012

Featured Blogs 

ARE WINDOWS 'OPEN' FOR IMPROVEMENT?

LOVINS: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR A SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FUTURE

HOW BIG DATA DRIVES INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION

RMI in the News  

DISTRIBUTED ENERGY IS HERE TO STAY 
Forbes

U.S. ECONOMY'S CARBON INTENSITY DECLINED 4.2% IN 2011
Treehugger 

DOES NREL HAVE THE PLAN FOR CLEAN ENERGY SCALING? 
National Geographic 

RMI Update

MAKING AFFORDABLE HOUSING MORE AFFORDABLE THROUGH EFFICIENCY

Affordable Housing

Did you know that public housing consumer significantly more energy per square foot than private housing? Waste in this sector not only costly to the environment, but also places an unfair burden on millions of low-income households. RMI's REEL group is working with leading North American public housing authorities to deliver housing that is at least 60 percent more efficient than today's code at comparable costs. Learn more      

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN MANUFACTURING

Energy Efficiency in Manufacturing

Learn from BCHyrdo PowerSmart how competitiveness and efficiency go hand-in-hand in the manufacturing sector, corroborating RMI's industry recommendations in Reinventing Fire.  

UPCOMING EVENTS

REINVENTING FIRE AT UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO

On Wednesday, September 12, from 5:30—6:30 p.m., the Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship will host a discussion on Reinventing Fire with RMI program directors Robert Hutchinson and James Newcomb.

Register Now for This Free Event  

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