High Performance Buildings Blog


The Outlook for U.S. Passenger Electric Vehicles

Jude Clemente August 23, 2017 03:00 PM

Although EVs are gaining in popularity, they remain a niche market. A stronger future seems assured.

Read More

Despite Curtailment Compliance, Crude Prices Continue to Struggle

Beau Walker August 11, 2017 05:11 PM

In November 2016, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, or OPEC, announced that it would start to curtail its crude oil production in January 2017 for the first time in nine years...

Read More

Three ways Birmingham Chose to be Bold

August 8, 2017 01:42 PM

Failing building systems, unsafe conditions and exorbitant energy repairs were a wake-up call for the city of Birmingham, Alabama...

Read More

An Update on California’s Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Storage Facility (Part 2)

Trevor Sutherland August 3, 2017 05:53 PM

The Aliso Canyon natural gas leak was a public health and environmental catastrophe. Thousands of families were relocated from their homes, many complaining of health issues. The damage done to...

Read More

Birmingham Takes Bold Actions to Cut Energy Costs

July 31, 2017 07:26 PM

Fixing problems in aging buildings was taking a financial toll on the city of Birmingham, Alabama. City leaders spent emergency funds to make repairs and keep facilities in working condition. Failing building systems forced the closure of...

Read More