Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships

Energy Efficiency

Daybreak on Zero Net Energy Buildings: NEEP Workshop Sparks Dialogue on the Future of Buildings

For quite some time, the zero net energy concept has struggled to reach beyond the domain of policy advocates and pilot projects; but the world is changing.

New Resource from SEE Action Network: How State & Local Agencies Can Save Energy in Buildings

Greater Energy Savings through Building Energy Performance Policy, a new report by the Department of Energy’s State & Local Energy...

Mid-year Update: State Progress on Building Energy Codes

For more background, see our earlier 2014 Building Code Preview

NEEP Summit and Business Leaders on YouTube

John Otterbein, Marketing Communications Associate...

Bright Future Ahead for Efficiency in Delaware

NEEP joined friends in Delaware and fellow supporters of energy efficiency from around the nation in cheering a landmark bill passed in the final hours of the state’s legislative session. Included as an amendment to Senate Bill 150, the legislation set the stage for the state’s ratepayer-funded electric and gas efficiency programs to be...

Energy Efficiency: A True Boon to Businesses

At the tail end of October 2013, I hit the ground running  as NEEP’s new Public Relations Manager. I quickly learned about NEEP staffers, their roles, and how they all connected together to make our projects move forward. I studied NEEP whitepapers, workshops, and business plans. I looked up acronym after acronym. I met (via email, phone, and in person) scores of NEEP partners and sponsors.

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Sustained Excellence for Sustained Savings

April 29, 2014 was our night. This was the Oscars, the Grammys, and the Super Bowl for the Energy Efficiency industry. The ENERGY STAR...

Sweating the Small Stuff: Energy Efficiency Policy and the Keystone XL Pipeline

Energy efficiency policy work doesn’t always make for great conversation at dinner parties. Energy efficiency represents energy and money not wasted, so it’s less tangible than new solar panels or a natural gas well. And much of NEEP’s work is behind the scenes, spread across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states in regulatory proceedings that can be hard to follow, on topics that may not, on the surface, sound very interesting...

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A High Octane Event for a Low-Carbon Future

It happens to the best of us..