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Webinar on 4/17 Discussion on the DOE Advanced Energy Retrofit Guide for Healthcare Facilities

Join U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) for a webinar discussion on the Advanced Energy Retrofit Guide (AERG) for Healthcare Facilities. As the latest in the series from DOE, this AERG offers comprehensive information and analytical methods for calculating the cost effectiveness of the highest priority [Continue]

MEEA Presents at Chicago Center for Green Technology

MEEA Presents at Chicago Center for Green Technology

On January 23, 2014, three members of MEEA’s staff had the opportunity to present on their work subject matter to members of the public at the Chicago Center for Green Technology. CCGT held several events during the week devoted to energy efficiency that were held at their education center, “Green Tech U.” Attendees of the [Continue]

MEEA’s Steve Kismohr Presenting in Deep Retrofit Webinar

MEEA’s Senior Technical Manager, Steve Kismohr, will be presenting in a webinar on deep energy retrofits of existing buildings Thursday, January 22, 1-2pm CST. Register for the webinar today! Deep Energy Retrofits: The Holistic Approach to Greater Savings is presented by Energy Center of Wisconsin in partnership with AIA Wisconsin.  Hosted [Continue]

AEP Ohio’s Bid to Win Program

AEP Ohio hosts a new program, Bid to Win Program, which is a series of online reverse auctions for financial incentives. During the auctions, pre-qualified customers and Solution Providers can submit bids to deliver energy savings at a price per kilowatt hour (kWh). The pre-qualified bidder(s) with the lowest bid prices will then be eligible for [Continue]

DOE EERE Better Buildings Webinar – Deep Energy Retrofits

Deep energy retrofits take a whole building approach to achieve dramatic energy savings. Standard energy efficiency work typically upgrades individual systems such as lighting or HVAC systems with better performing technologies. These target 15 to 20 percent savings for a 10 to 15 percent return on investment. Using a design-centered, holistic [Continue]

MEEA assists with Home Energy Certification programs

Currently, The Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA) is assisting the Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Energy (MDNR-DE) in facilitating a stakeholder process to develop a state-specific voluntary home energy certification program. Previously, MEEA completed similar tasks for the Illinois Department of Commerce and [Continue]

MEEA pleased to announce the 2012-2013 Building Science Training Series through Illinois Home Performance with ENERGY STAR

MEEA, on behalf of the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity, is pleased to announce the 2012-2013 Building Science Training Series through Illinois Home Performance with ENERGY STAR. This unique training series aims to help residential contractors and energy auditors prepare for participation in Illinois Home Performance, [Continue]

September a Milestone Month for Illinois Home Performance

September a Milestone Month for Illinois Home Performance

Illinois Home Performance has had an exciting month and the program is pleased to announce that it has reached the following milestones: * MEEA, on behalf of DCEO, is seeking applications for training providers for its Building Science Training Series (BSTS) classes in program year 2012-13. Courses in this year’s BSTS will educate Illinois [Continue]

2012 Study Findings Could Translate to Big Savings for Illinois Home Performance Participants

According to a recent large study in California, homes that earn “green” labels such as ENERGY STAR, LEED, and GreenPoint Rated command an average 9% higher sales price than other comparable homes in their areas. Researchers analyzed 1.6 million homes that were sold in California between 2007 and 2012, controlling for other variables that [Continue]

Pilot Accreditation Program for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Certificate Programs Underway

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. (IREC) are pleased to announce the four certificate-awarding entities that are currently participating in the ANSI-IREC pilot [Continue]

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