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Iowa House Commerce Committee Passes Bill Limiting Energy Efficiency

Anti-EE Bill Advances in Iowa Legislature Written by Leah Scull, Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, March 21, 2018 Last week the Iowa House Commerce Committee passed Senate File 2311, a bill that will significantly alter the way utilities drive customer energy savings programs in Iowa. The bill has already passed the Senate and is now eligible to go […]

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Iowa’s Public Universities Ramp up Energy Conservation Efforts

Lisa Markowski for Zondits, April 10, 2015 The University of Iowa (UI) plans to increase the “smart” scheduling changes enacted for 10 weeks last summer in select campus buildings to save energy. The program adjusts summertime classroom scheduling to concentrate the occupied space on campus to reduce cooling needs. The school started by eliminating evening […]