March 2024

By Tara McElhinney |
You’ve heard all about heat pumps – they're in the news more than ever lately and are being installed in more homes than ever. In fact, nine states (including six states in NEEP’s region) recently set ambitious goals for 90 percent of all residential heating, air conditioning and water heating sales to be heat pumps by 2040. To meet these goals, states must make…
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By Michael Anderson |
Monumental. Seismic. A once- in-a-lifetime opportunity.The list of metaphors to describe the anticipated outcomes of recent federal investments in the multifamily housing sector has grown ever longer over the past two years. Provisions within the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) aimed at modernizing apartment dwellings in the United States constitute an…
Buildings UP prize
By Kelly O'Connell |
Who doesn't like winning a prize? Recently, 45 communities across the country were the lucky winners of a prize through the Buildings UP program by the US Department of Energy (DOE). The Buildings Upgrade Prize (Buildings UP), through DOE’s Building Technologies Office (BTO), supports the adoption of community-based retrofit programs through cash prizes. The program is administered by the…

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