Energy Efficiency

This artifact is very important in that it details the actual definitions of several terms applied to the term 'energy efficiency', like buildings, energy generation & distribution, community design, vehicles, freight and human behavior. Each of these topics are items which could harmfully...Read more

Why the District of Columbia is a leader in energy efficiency

Energy efficiency is becoming an increasing topic of discussion and consideration in city planning and in environmental action. Energy efficiency planning also creates avenues for employment and improvements in health. Modification in buildings' stock is a focus given they account for 1/3 of US...Read more

Municipal Energy Management Best Practices from DVRPC’s Direct Technical Assistance Program

This guide for municipal officials highlights best practices and lessons learned from municipal energy management projects in southeastern Pennsylvania. In 2013 and 2014, DVRPC worked with nine municipalities in southeastern Pennsylvania to provide...Read more

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