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The Better Buildings Summit is Posed to Celebrate Huge Success on May 27-29

The Better Buildings Challenge is a program created by the federal Department of Energy to support commercial and industrial building owners interested in reducing their energy use by providing technical assistance and proven solutions. Partners include city and state governments, school districts, manufacturers, affordable and market rate [Continue]

CP EnMS Training Recap

CP EnMS Training Recap

MEEA was excited to have the opportunity to partner with the Georgia Institute of Technology Professional Education and the Institute for Energy Management Professionals (IEnMP) to host MEEA’s pilot Certified Practitioner in Energy Management Systems (CP EnMS) training at the end of last month. This four day intensive training was successful in [Continue]

Funding for High Efficiency Street Lighting in Illinois

The Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation has released a grant opportunity for Illinois public entities who are interested in upgrading their municipal owned and operated streetlights. As part of their Street and Roadway Lighting Pilot Program, this grant opportunity is an excellent method to start a retrofit pilot project converting existing [Continue]

Innovative Projects Engage Consumers, Businesses in Energy Savings via Technology Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance’s Inspiring Efficiency Award Winners Celebrated

The Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA) celebrates nine winners that helped Midwestern businesses and consumers save energy and money in new and innovative ways. The recipients of MEEA’s 2015 Inspiring Efficiency Awards include: The development of an interactive smart phone app, which allows residential electric customers to see their [Continue]

MEEA Policy Webinar: The New Political Landscape for Energy Efficiency in the Midwest

Wednesday, December 10 10:00 – 11:30 am CST Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/200000000028861204   Join MEEA as we take a deeper look at the post-election political landscape throughout the Midwest region. This webinar will outline the results of the November 2014 elections, including gubernatorial and state legislative [Continue]

MEEA Policy Webinar: ACEEE 2014 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard – A Midwest Review

Wednesday, December 3 1:00 – 2:00 pm CST Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8298071791992522498 Join MEEA for a review of the Midwest states’ progress in the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s (ACEEE) 2014 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. The annual scorecard provides a benchmark for states’ progress with [Continue]

Cook County, IL passes Building Energy Benchmarking Ordinance

The Illinois Association of County Board Members publication, “Illinois County Magazine” Fall 2014 issue features an article on the Cook County, IL enacting an Building Energy Benchmarking Ordinance. This initiative requires the county to track the annual energy and water use of its buildings that are larger than 35,000 sqft. The ordinance [Continue]

MEEA Webinar: Energy Efficiency Appliance Standards

Join us Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 1:00 – 2:00pm CDT for a webinar on Energy Efficiency Appliance Standards. Register here.  National energy efficiency standards for appliances, lighting products and equipment specify the minimum energy and/or water efficiency levels of specific products. The U.S. Department of Energy is responsible for [Continue]

DTE Energy Efficiency Summit Today

MEEA member, DTE Energy, will host an Energy Efficiency Summit for businesses today in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The summit is free to attend, and will be held at the Eberhard Conference Center at Grand Valley State University.  The purpose of the summit is to help business owners improve their bottom line. DTE Energy plans to [Continue]

MEEA Member Wins Prestigious DOE Award

MEEA Member Wins Prestigious DOE Award

MEEA is proud to announce that Green Energy Improvement, a MEEA Member and Participating Contractor with the Illinois Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® program, has been recognized with a Housing Innovation Award by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The winners were announced on September 25 at the Excellence in Building Conference put on by [Continue]

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