High Performance Buildings

Building Energy Rating and Disclosure Policies ( )

As states and cities seek to meet their energy savings and carbon emissions reduction goals, new and innovative solutions are needed to improve energy efficiency in the stock of existing homes and buildings. One key tool—building energy rating and disclosure (BER&D) —seeks to ensure… Read more

EM&V Forum

Attributing Building Energy Code Savings to Energy Efficiency Programs ( )

February 2013 - Building energy-efficiency codes have received considerable attention lately because of the energy-savings opportunities they present for utilities and other program administrators (PAs). By providing PAs with an incentive to support energy codes, their focus can move towards a… Read more

Public Policy

2012 Regional Roundup of Energy Efficiency Policy in the Northeast & Mid-Atlantic States ( )

Welcome to the second-annual Regional Roundup of Energy Efficiency Policy in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states. In this report, Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) provides its view of major policy developments in the NEEP states over the approximate timeline of November 2011… Read more

High Efficiency Products

Northeast Residential Lighting Strategy: 2012 - 2013 Update ( )

NEEP’s initial Northeast Residential Lighting Strategy (RLS) was published in March of 2012. However, the findings and recommendations in that report reflect technology evolution and efficiency program administrator (PA)plans and current implementation strategies as of early fall 2011. To… Read more

High Efficiency Products

Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Heat Pump Water Heater Market Strategies Report 2012 ( )

The latest generation of Heat Pump Water Heaters represents an exciting new opportunity for the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region to achieve significant energy and cost savings. Completely transforming the residential electric water heating market in this region from the incumbent electric… Read more

EM&V Forum

TRM Updating Process Guidelines ( )

The Technical Reference Manual is the outcome of a project conducted for the Regional Evaluation, Measurement and Verification Forum (‘the EMV Forum’) sponsored by Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia. The intent of the project was to develop and document in detail common… Read more

High Efficiency Products

Northeast Residential Lighting Strategy ( )

Even with new minimum federal lighting efficiency standards, energy efficient lighting products continue to offer a major opportunity to cost-effectively reduce household energy use over the next 8-9 years. As a result, high efficiency products offer an important role to assist New England and New… Read more

EM&V Forum

Net Savings Research Project ( )

This project, includes a variety of activities conducted for the Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships, Inc. (NEEP) and its Evaluation, Measurement, and Verification (EM&V) Forum (hereafter EMV Forum or the Forum) over the course of many years. Three issues motivated the Forum members… Read more

High Performance Buildings

Model Progressive Building Energy Codes Policy 2012 Updates ( )

Buildings in the United States continue to be one of the largest users of energy, accounting for approximately 41 percent of all energy consumption, 72 percent of electricity usage, and over one-third of U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. As expenditures on energy efficiency programs in the… Read more

High Performance Buildings

Greening the Public Sector, Maximizing Energy Efficiency ( )

The majority of Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states have policies in place to ensure that publicly funded building projects reduce their energy use, lighten their carbon footprint, and save money by lowering operating costs. At a time when the economic climate has slowed new construction in many… Read more

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