Policy Perspective: Energy Efficiency


The latest on energy efficiency with a special focus on the multifamily sector.

Print Article:

Tracking Energy Use in Multifamily Buildings (Urban Land March/April 2014: 143-146; UrbanLand online, April 23, 2014). Public policy can help efforts to reduce energy use when the building owner is not the utility’s customer.

Additional Activities:

Dialogue: What’s Next for Incorporating Energy Efficiency (UrbanLand online, May 30, 2014). Industry leaders with experience in North America, Europe, and Asia share the latest on building energy efficiency.

Investing in Energy Efficiency: Unlocking Value for Real Estate Owners (UrbanLand online, April 11, 2014). Recap of a ULI Spring Meeting session on the paybacks companies can get from energy retrofits.

New Innovations in Green Communities and Energy-Efficient Housing (Webinar Archive, February 25, 2014).

Improving Health Outcomes through Residential Energy Efficiency (Concurrent Session, Housing Opportunities 2014, May 15, 2014). Links below lead to presentation slides:

Policy Perspective is an on-going project of ULI’s policy effort. Each Policy Perspective topic includes an article in the print edition of Urban Land and is coordinated with various additional activities that will appear in UrbanLand online or on other web and social media platforms.

Up next for Policy Perspective in Print:

  • May/June: Tax increment financing
  • September: Flood zones

Past Policy Perspectives:

Inaugural Topic: Embracing the Street

Contact Sarah Jo Peterson, Senior Director, Policy (sarah.peterson@uli.org) for more information about Policy Perspective topics, the article series, and additional activities.

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