RMI Outlet

RMI Outlet explores topics critical to RMI’s mission to transform global energy use to create a clean, prosperous, zero-carbon future for all.

Building Energy Use is Diverse and Little Understood

A new report by New York City’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability reveals the range of energy performance among NYC buildings, finding that some use up to five times as much energy as same-sized buildings used for similar purposes.

Fleets and Natural Gas: A Good Match (Part 2)

(Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series examining vehicles powered by natural gas.) The value proposition of natural gas vehicles varies widely by application. Fleets with high utilization and poor gas mileage, for example, can reap significant near-term value from the switch to natural gas.