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MEEA Staff Presents at 2015 ACEEE Summer Study

MEEA Staff members Greg Ehrendreich and Mark Milby presented on Wed., Aug 5, at the 2015 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry in Buffalo, NY. Mark’s paper “A Midstream Cogged V-Belt Pilot Program: Concept and Early Challenges” was co-authored with AEP Ohio, Dayton Power & Light, Argonne National Laboratory, and Go [Continue]

STEP: In with the New

STEP: In with the New

A shifted focus for the Savings Through Efficient Products program (STEP) brought many new facilities into the Illinois Energy Now participant portfolio during the 2015 program year. STEP provides informational resources, walkthrough assessments and free, easy‐to‐install energy efficient measures to qualifying Illinois public facilities. [Continue]

Illinois Home Performance receives the EPA’s 2015 Partner of the Year Award

Illinois Home Performance receives the EPA’s 2015 Partner of the Year Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized the Illinois Energy & Recycling Office at the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) with a 2015 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award for its work on the Illinois Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program. DCEO’s accomplishments will be recognized in [Continue]

BOC Graduates provide benchmarking services for the City of Chicago Benchmarking Ordinance

Chicago’s Building Energy Use Benchmarking Ordinance calls on existing municipal, commercial, and residential buildings larger than 50,000 square feet to track whole-building energy use, report to the City annually, and verify data accuracy every three years. The data verification is required to be completed by an in-house or third-party [Continue]

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]

Midwest LUMEN: Connecting Peers Across Midwest Utility Lighting Programs

Midwest LUMEN: Connecting Peers Across Midwest Utility Lighting Programs

Midwest LUMEN January Meeting On January 27 and 28, 2015, representatives from eight Midwest utilities (including MEEA Members Ameren Illinois, ComEd, Dayton Power & Light, DTE Energy, Duke Energy, EKPC,  and MidAmerican Energy, as well as Kansas City Power and Light) met in Chicago to discuss advanced lighting and advanced lighting controls [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]

2015 Midwest Energy Solutions Conference Recap

2015 Midwest Energy Solutions Conference Recap

Thanks to all who attended the 13th Annual Midwest Energy Solutions Conference last week in Chicago. More than 600 energy leaders from throughout the nation at the Chicago Hilton and Towers to explore energy issues. Last week’s conference addressed emerging energy industry trends, taking on critical questions such as: • How can utilities turn [Continue]

11th Annual Inspiring Efficiency Awards – Leadership

This week MEEA is announcing the final list of nominees for the 2015 Inspiring Efficiency Awards in the Leadership category. We are looking forward to honoring these candidates and their ongoing contributions to energy efficiency at this year’s Inspiring Efficiency Awards Dinner and Gala. The Inspiring Leadership in Energy Efficiency Award is [Continue]

DOE Seeks Input on Definition of Zero Energy Buildings

Designing and managing the use of a low energy using building or one that intends to use less than half (50%) of the typical building of its size and occupancy is a difficult process. However, design teams and building owners are beginning to create buildings which use as little energy as possible, while producing only [Continue]

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