We are pleased to share ACEEE’s 2021 annual report and video. From new or expanded appliance standards in six states to unprecedented federal investments in efficiency, their work helped tackle the climate crisis and improve people’s lives.
As both Washington and Colorado (and the city of Vancouver, BC) move forward with emissions-reducing clean buildings action, a number of national governments are taking broader action to protect the climate. The Netherlands will soon benefit from a transformative commitment to clean buildings, with all new multifamily residential buildings warmed by heat pumps rather than gas. As part of what is being described as a “landmark” net zero climate plan, New Zealand will invest in decarbonizing heavy industry, expand clean energy transit, and will subsidize drivers switching to electric vehicles.