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By Cecily McChalicher | Fri, November 20, 2020
Welcome to the latest REED Rendering issue, a series of blogs where we bring your attention to interesting trends that we see in the data and the stories behind those trends. Two years ago, inspired by my family’s Thanksgiving tradition of watching the National Dog Show, NEEP’s REED Rendering #11 crowned the Northeast Region “Best in Show” for energy efficiency. Fortunately, not even a global…
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By Cecily McChalicher | Thu, September 24, 2020
Welcome to the latest REED Rendering issue, a series of blogs where we bring your attention to interesting trends that we see in the data and the stories behind those trends. As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches into its seventh month, we all continue to feel its impacts in many different aspects of life. I fall into the pool of parents with elementary school-aged children who rallied for a spring…
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By Cecily McChalicher | Tue, May 14, 2019
Welcome to the latest REED Rendering issue, a series of blogs where we bring your attention to interesting trends that we see in the data and the stories behind those trends. NEEP has recently added a new year of energy efficiency program data to the Regional Energy Efficiency Database (REED). Which year? Remember that year the Patriots won the Super Bowl? I suppose that’s not a…
By Cecily McChalicher | Thu, December 6, 2018
Welcome to the latest REED Rendering issue, a series of blogs where we bring your attention to interesting trends that we see in the data and the stories behind those trends. This Thanksgiving, before filling up on turkey and pumpkin pie, my two young daughters and I tuned in to the 2018 National Dog Show to watch Whiskey the Whippet dominate the competition and win the title of ‘Best…
By Cecily McChalicher | Wed, February 19, 2014
NEEP’s Regional Energy Efficiency Database now includes program year 2012 data from nine jurisdictions in the northeast and mid-Atlantic regions! 300,000? That's a lot of homes... The 2012 data reveals the continued strong performance of energy efficiency programs, with two REED states, Massachusetts and Vermont, achieving net annual electric energy savings exceeding 2% of retail electric…
By Cecily McChalicher | Wed, November 20, 2013
Cecily McChalicher, REED Manager The REED Program Year 2011 Annual Report (released this week) extracts the underlying stories and themes from REED's prodigious pool of energy efficiency program data. If you're new to REED, you might be asking, so what does this all mean? Well, remember that trite cliché that ever so wisely advises us to compare apples to apples? That…
By Cecily McChalicher | Tue, May 14, 2013
Cecily McChalicher, REED Manager With the launch of the Regional Energy Efficiency Database (REED) in February, energy efficiency stakeholders now have a one-stop resource to access energy efficiency program impact data from the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states. REED is hosted by NEEP through its Regional EM&V Forum, and is the first database in the country to publicly provide data on…
By Cecily McChalicher | Tue, May 1, 2012
The pace never slows at the Regional Evaluation Measurement &Verification Forum.  In addition to conducting several ongoing projects, the Forum is launching two new projects - the HVAC Variable Speed Drive (VSD) Loadshape project and the Building Energy Codes project - and further developing it Regional Energy Efficiency Database (REED). On April 18, the Forum released an RFP for the HVAC…

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