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Missouri buildings are responsible for about half of the state’s energy use, according to 2012 data from EIA. However, the characteristics of building energy consumption have changed significantly over the past couple of decades: where once residential consumption was dominated by space heating and cooling, better envelope and equipment components have shrunk weather-related energy demands.
Meanwhile, the energy consumption of appliances, electronics, and lighting have increased relative to overall usage. Missouri has no mandatory or voluntary statewide code for private residential or commercial buildings. Instead, energy codes are adopted and enforced at the county or municipal level.
Jurisdictions representing about 50% of the state’s population have adopted codes equivalent to either the 2009 or 2012 IECC. The 2015 energy plan recommends enacting a statewide code applicable to Class 1 and 2 counties for both residential and commercial new construction.
Class 1 and 2 counties together represent four million people - about 67% of the state’s population. This means that the changes recommended in this plan would increase mandated energy efficiency in buildings for at least a million Missourians.
The energy plan also recommends allowing Class 3 and 4 countries...http://energycodesocean.org/news/2015/october/29/comprehensive-state-energy-plans-brief-comparison
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Missouri recently had two teams compete in the collegiate U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathalon where collegiate teams design, build and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective and attractive.
The event was held in Irvine, Calif., from Oct. 8-18.
Missouri S&T placed 5th in the competition and the colleges of Drury and Crowder teamed up to place 8th.
The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal and design excellence with optimal energy production and maximum efficiency.
The Missouri Department of Economic Development – Division of Energy provided financial assistance to the schools to be used for the competition.
Read the news release here. To learn about each college's projects, please visit this site: http://www.
Photo Info: The photo above is of the Nest Home built by the Missouri S&T team.
Interested in learning more about Missouri’s efforts to enhance clean energy initiatives? Connect with theMissouri Division of Energy, which provides information and guidance to individuals, businesses, and communities on the use of renewable resources. Visitenergy.mo.gov today!
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Because solar is local and has no fuel costs, it can help lower costs for all electric customers – whether you have solar or not.— Scotty (@StLHandyMan) June 21, 2015
$ buys Politicians More #BigBusiness financial support on the "backs" of the People.
Only this time its a #DirtyCoal burner who gets the bailout and not the Banks, Wallstreet, or the Auto Industry.
What really irks me is that: MoLeg sells public to the same Electric Company who doesn't want Missourian's to have #Solar.
$80 million of one company's electric costs onto the backs of other ratepayers MBEF Statement on MoLeg PSC Vote
Jefferson City, MO - Missourians for a Balanced Energy Future (MBEF) expresses sincere disappointment with the perceived bailout for Noranda Aluminum granted today by the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC).
Executive Director Irl Scissors released the following statement:
"To shift approximately $80 million of one company's electric costs onto the backs of other ratepayers in Ameren's service territory is simply unfair and unjust."
"We remain encouraged that the order is expected to contain significant consumer protections to the benefit of Missourians. The Commissioners' comments also indicated that this should be the last handout granted to Noranda and anything beyond this rate shift should be addressed by the General Assembly and the Department of Economic Development.”
$ buys Politicians http://klou.tt/gdvk4y5 More #BigBusiness financial support on the "backs" of the People.
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