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See you at the Summit? The 2016 Midwest Industrial Energy Efficiency Summit: Promoting and Expanding Industrial Efficiency

MEEA would like to invite you to participate in the 2016 Midwest Industrial Energy Efficiency Summit. This free-to-attend meeting preceding the Midwest Energy Solutions Conference will be held on February 24 from 8:15 am – 11:30 am at the Chicago Hilton and Towers International Ballroom South. The agenda features presentations from industrial [Continue]

10th Annual Inspiring Efficiency Awards – Marketing Nominees

As we enter January, the Midwest Energy Solutions Conference is just around the corner. With another week closer, we recognize more nominations for the Inspiring Efficiency Awards. The Inspiring Efficiency through Marketing Award will be presented to the nominee that has engaged in or supported a marketing campaign, program, strategy, or idea to [Continue]

MEEA’s Inspiring Efficiency Awards- Education Nominees

The Midwest Energy Solutions Conference is a month away. This week we recognize those nominated in the Education category. The Inspiring Efficiency Education Award will be presented to the organization that has developed and implemented a local campaign, program, strategy, or idea to increase knowledge and action on energy efficiency. We have a [Continue]

MEEA Building Policy Webinar – Employing Building Energy Use Data Effectively

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 12:00 – 1:00pm CST Register: Presenters: Kevin Bricknell, ComEd, Energy Data Services Program Manager Elena Alschuler, DOE Building Technologies Program, Energy Project Manager Moderator:  Steve Kismohr, MEEA, Senior Technical Manager Continuing discussions started at [Continue]

Join ENERGY STAR and RSG to learn about PC Power Management and $12 rebates for ComEd customers

Join the US Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR program to learn more about how installing power management software on your computers can reduce expenses and contribute to your company’s bottom line.  You can be the greenest person in the office and save your company money – join us for 30 minutes to learn how! The [Continue]

Recent studies support residential energy efficiency investments

A series of recent studies provides further evidence that home energy improvements are a smart investment by quantifying the value of residential energy efficiency. Taken together, these studies show that home buyers value residential energy efficiency improvements and are willing to pay for these improvements. Added to earlier findings that show [Continue]

ACEEE Report: Overcoming Market Forces to Advance Energy Efficiency

The recently released ACEEE report, Overcoming Market Barriers and Using Market Forces to Advance Energy Efficiency, highlights 16 cost-effective policies which have the potential for very large impacts on the consumption of energy in the U.S. Benchmarking, building energy use public disclosure, and building energy rating policies are one of the [Continue]

MEEA K-12 Fundraising Program Lights for Learning Launches New Direct Install Program

MEEA is excited to announce the Lights for Learning Direct Install Program made possible through support from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Illinois Energy Office.  The Direct Install Program is being offered to Illinois public schools participating in the Lights for Learning Fundraiser Program that are [Continue]

ComEd and Nicor Gas partnership rewards construction of high performance buildings

Qualifying energy-efficient new construction or major renovation projects eligible for up to $200,000 in incentives Madison, Wisconsin (November 3, 2011)—Committed to growing the number of energy efficient and sustainable commercial and industrial facilities in their service territories, ComEd and Nicor Gas have partnered to offer a [Continue]

Adam Cooper, Institute for Electric Efficiency – Utilities and Energy Codes Overview

On October 5th Adam Cooper of the Institute for Electric Efficiency spoke at the 2011 MEEA Regional Codes Conference. Adam provided an overview on energy utility codes. Click to view Adams presentation slides. Visit for more presentation videos and slides from 2011 Regional Codes Conference. [Continue]

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