Deploying private capital for energy efficiency retrofits "could" be transformational, "but" investors lack the confidence in energy savings estimates against which lenders would underwrite loans. How do we boost that confidence?
Commercial buildings consume 46 percent of all building energy in the United States. Most of those buildings—potentially as many as 70–80 percent—are owned as part of a larger portfolio of buildings and are managed by a central entity.
This Old House: What happens when an RMI staffer tries to make her century-old home more energy efficient?
RMI Senior Consultant Elaine Gallagher Adams weatherized her 1,800-square-foot 100-year-old house, reducing annual energy costs significantly. Here's how she did it.
It’s the holiday season, which means that millions of Americans are shopping for gifts for loved ones, probably at a mall (if they’re not doing all their shopping online).
On Thursday, November 15, RMI hosted a Google Hangout focused on integrating superefficiency into America’s affordable housing. Today Alexis Karolides—AIA, LEED AP, and RMI Principal—answers your questions from the Hangout.