High Performance Buildings

Building Energy Codes for a Carbon Constrained Era: A Toolkit of Strategies and Examples ( )

Buildings consume about two-thirds of the United States’ power supply and produce about 40 percent of carbon emissions. Buildings that are being constructed now will have a considerable impact on our region’s energy use 50 to 100 years from now. Thus, the built environment, including residential,… Read more

EM&V Forum

Early Replacement Measures Study: Phase I Research Report ( )

The purpose of this study was to characterize energy efficiency programs with early replacement measures. It examined: eligibility criteria, measure savings assumptions, baseline assumptions and remaining useful life assumptions.  It reviews and compares program designs, savings calculations… Read more

EM&V Forum

Advanced Measurement & Verification (M&V) Brief: An Evolving Industry ( )

This brief seeks to provide an inventory and overview of advanced M&V vendors—companies and software tools—currently on the market. It also presents case studies of specific projects from several applications that have used advanced M&V tools for a variety of end goals, from evaluating… Read more


Strategic Electrification Regional Assessment ( )

New York and the New England states have adopted aggressive greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals. Deep decarbonization will be required to achieve these goals, and the region has made substantial progress. Emissions from energy use in these seven states in 2015 was 19 percent less than… Read more

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Non-Energy Impacts Approaches and Values: an Examination of the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Beyond ( )

A non-energy impact (NEI) is an additional benefit (positive or negative) for participants in energy efficiency beyond the energy savings gained from installing energy efficient measures. NEIs include benefits such as reduced costs for operation and maintenance associated with efficient equipment… Read more

EM&V Forum

EM&V Best Practices & Recommendations for Industrial SEM Programs ( )

Strategic Energy Management (SEM) is a relatively new energy efficiency strategy that has demonstrated the ability to capture comprehensive savings from large industrial and commercial facilities. SEM program designs focus on achieving energy savings from continuous improvement of operational… Read more

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Advanced Metering Infrastructure - Utility Trends and Cost-Benefit Analyses in the NEEP Region ( )

The purpose of this report is to provide insight into utility trends regarding AMI deployment costs and benefits within the NEEP region. The report reviews the costs and benefits evaluated in both retrospective and prospective AMI deployment proposals, highlighting any outlying factors included in… Read more

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Auto M&V Industry Brief: How Fast is the EM&V Paradigm Changing? ( )

NEEP's January 2017 brief on the Auto M&V Industry builds upon the work that was previously completed in the Changing the EM&V Paradigm, a whitepaper which aimed to characterize the trends in tools and services pertaining to data collection and analytics that provide automated, ongoing… Read more

High Efficiency Products

The Smart Energy Home: Strategies to Transform the Region ( )

As NEEP seeks to advance efficiency as a key piece of demand-side resource management, home energy management systems (HEMS) continue to present a unique opportunity and challenge. While energy savings have been documented for many HEMS, some of the most promising opportunities from these devices… Read more

High Efficiency Products

The State of the Market: A Residential Lighting Brief ( )

NEEP has been tracking the residential lighting market for several years and has provided analysis in many reports. As the transformation of this complex market gains traction, we find the conversation and need for new information narrowing to one key topic: LEDs. While CFLs continue to play a… Read more

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