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Upcoming Webinar on Public Sector Energy Data Collection and Tracking

Implementing a robust and comprehensive energy tracking and measurement process can be a challenge. A webinar on December 18th at 1pm CST will cover DOE’s Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program Office’s step-by-step guide with best practices for state and local governments and school districts. The presentation will also [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]

DOE’s New Solution Center Shares Proven Energy Efficiency Program Strategies

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is launching the new Better Buildings Residential Program Solution Center which highlights successful strategies and solutions used by residential energy efficiency programs across the country. Through the Better Buildings Neighborhood Program, Home Performance with ENERGY STAR®, utility-sponsored programs, and [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]

Michigan Moves Forward With Updated Statewide Residential Energy Code

The Michigan Residential Code Review Committee has voted to approve a new statewide building energy code for residential buildings, with an expected effective date of January 2016.  The new code is based on the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), with some modifications listed below. MEEA has analyzed the economic potential of [Continue]