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Fourth annual Professional Engineers Day!

Celebrate Licensure and the Profession with PEs Around the World on August 7, 2019 for the fourth annual Professional Engineers Day! Become a PE Day Advocate! Along with other planned PE Day activities, NSPE members will have the opportunity to meet with their members of Congress to promote the ...

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Support the Expansion of Duke Energy's Residential New Construction Incentive

Ask the NC Utilities Commission to Support the Expansion of Duke Energy's Residential New Construction Incentive Program to the Carolinas Territory! Speak out in support of energy savings and green building! Duke Energy currently offers a wildly successful Residential New Construction Program in...

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NCBPA Statement on HB330 “Efficient Government Buildings & Savings Act”

The North Carolina Building Performance Association (NCBPA) is deeply disappointed that Senate leadership decided last week to table the advancement of HB330, “Efficient Government Buildings & Savings Act,” for the 2019 legislative session. The bill had been on a clean pathway into l...

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NC's Energy Code is Under Short and Long-Term Attacks

Author: Ryan Miller Last August I wrote an article highlighting reasons for North Carolina to invest in stronger energy codes. This was just after the new 2018 North Carolina Energy Conservation Code was completed and, unfortunately, around the same time that some North Carolina groups decided to t...

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No-Cost DOE Program Helps Commercial & Industrial Buildings Establish Energy Management Systems

Free technical assistance is being offered by the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA) that includes hands-on training and custom consulting to help medium and large energy users complete the U.S. Department of Energy’s 50001 Ready program, which enables facilities establish an energy...

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