By Jon Creyts & Clay Stranger
RMI is embarking on a bold and aggressive initiative with important implications for the global energy landscape: conducting a similar Reinventing Fire analysis for China. Read More.
By Scott Muldavin
Buildings in the U.S. consume a heck of a lot of energy—they use 42 percent of the nation’s primary energy and 72 percent of its electricity. Assessing value beyond energy cost savings can help drive greater investment in efficiency. Read more.
More Summer 2013 Articles
By Michael Potts
We can create a world that is cleaner, smarter, and safer—and can save five trillion dollars on the way. Reinventing Fire, published by RMI less than two years ago, laid out a specific and credible roadmap to get it done by 2050. Read more.
Read up on our current projects, including the Superefficient Housing Initiative, reducing the soft costs of solar power, and how we are working to transform the electricity system. Read more.
By Amory B. Lovins
Popular media and political chatter are abuzz with a cacophony of energy news and opinion. Amid the chaos, some orderly strands can be discerned. Here are three themes that merit attention. Read more.
By Eric Maurer
While Old Town Fort Collins is capable of transporting the traveler back in time, there is something distinctly modern happening beneath its surface of brick buildings, cobblestone walkways, and canvas awnings: a net-zero energy district. Read more.
Take a look at some of the white papers and reports we've recently released. Read more.
By Peter Bronski
LEDs can last 25,000 hours or more, compared to a scant 1,000–2,000 hours for Edison bulbs and up to 10,000 hours for CFLs. But can falling prices overcome their steep upfront costs. Read more.
By Ned Harvey
RMI’s brand of entrepreneurial, collaborative problem solving flies in the face of conventional wisdom that says you lock down your intellectual property. Instead, we give most of ours away. Here's why. Read more.
By Greg Rucks
In the past quarter century the average weight of new cars has ballooned by nearly 25 percent, growing from 3,221 pounds in 1987 to 4,009 pounds in 2010. Read more.