ICF Community Development Energy Efficiency and Green Building

Green Building - Energy Efficiency

ICF International assists property owners, public agencies, and organizations working to advance energy efficiency and green building practices with government mandates, incentives, and regulations and helps them identify resources, develop funding strategies, and craft pragmatic implementation plans.



ICF’s community development professionals provide U.S. federal agencies, state and local governments, Fortune 500 companies, and nonprofit organizations with energy efficiency and green building services, including:

  • Research and evaluation, data analysis, capacity building, and technical assistance
  • Education and training for agencies, homeowners, tenants, and building managers
  • Website hosting and clearinghouse and data management services
  • Outreach, communications, and partnership development

Whether applying innovative design and construction practices across commercial or residential building portfolios or guiding clients through the environmental benefits of emissions management, waste reduction, and water conservation, ICF provides comprehensive support to the design, management, monitoring, and evaluation of energy efficiency and green building programs.

ICF helps energy efficiency and green building programs deliver economic benefit through building practices that reduce operating costs and increase property values. We assist these initiatives in reaching all major segments of residential and commercial building stock, including housing for low-income households and homes and businesses in rural areas.

We also help energy efficiency and green building programs influence the behaviors of building occupants and change building operating practices in ways that achieve continued performance improvements.


Featured Resources

  • Research, data analysis, and evaluation—ICF provides a full range of research and evaluation services to a diverse set of public and private sector clients on the design and  implementation of their energy efficiency and green building efforts. These services, together with our capability to provide custom data analytics support and tools, enable our clients to estimate and measure the impacts of their efforts.
  • Capacity building and technical assistance—ICF provides direct technical assistance to municipalities and nonprofits on incorporating energy efficiency and green building design into their affordable housing and community development programs.
  • Training—ICF develops and delivers training on implementing green and energy efficient design and construction practices in commercial and residential buildings.
  • Outreach, communications, and partnership development—ICF designs and implements communications campaigns and materials that show how occupants, owners, and developers can take action to improve building performance and reduce costs. Our outreach capabilities include website hosting and clearinghouse and data management services
  • Environmental strategy design, development, and implementation—ICF’s services include carbon footprinting, mitigation and offset strategy; renewable energy analysis and program design; waste and water mitigation; and sustainable design.
  • San Francisco Department of the Environment
  • State of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
    • Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD)
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    • Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® (HPwES)
    • Office of Air and Radiation
  • U.S. Green Building Council
  • Western Massachusetts Electric Company
  • Yahoo!

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