Recently the Pennsylvania state legislature passed HB 409, which updates Pennsylvania's broken code adoption process. Unfortunately, the new process is still less than ideal to adopt codes that are the bare legal minimum with which a designer or builder need to comply.
As we move full speed ahead into the winter season, temperatures are quickly declining and most New Englanders are prepping how they will handle the higher energy bills throughout the season. This is a yearly battle for many residents in New England as we combat Nor’easters and record low temperatures. Often times, we pay our bills without thinking twice.
The season of coming together with friends and family is fast approaching, and Thanksgiving will kick it off this week. With this, I think about the past year and what I am grateful for, as well as what I look forward to most in the New Year.
Wed, 11/08/2017 - 14:07 | Elizabeth Titus | Comment
NEEP mourns last week's passing of Laura McNaughton and celebrates the many ways she contributed to advance residential energy efficiency.
In her role as the Director of Residential Energy Efficiency Programs at New England Electric (now National Grid), and earlier in her career with the non-profit Fair Share Corporation, she touched many lives with her tireless energy, enthusiasm, willingness to innovate, and passion for...
In just its second year, Energy Efficiency Day has made incredible strides forward in raising awareness of money-saving habits, products, and lifestyle choices to consumers. What started as an idea between a handful of efficiency-minded organizations, Energy Efficiency Day grew in 2017 to involve hundreds of companies, non-profits, academic organizations, and utilities, along with dozens of state and local governments.
The content of this blog first appeared as an article co-authored by NEEP's Lisa Cascio (PR Manager) and Dave Lis (Director of Technology and Market Solutions) in the fall 2017 issue of BuildingEnergy Magazine, a publication of the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association. The original article can be found starting on page 10.
Every year, without fail, when late September rolls around, I’m fascinated by the vibrant red and gold colors that paint the trees. As a life-long New Yorker, my transition to life in New England has been made easier by the familiar natural beauty that captivates us during the fall season. Luckily, I got to experience New England’s fall foliage at its peak in Meredith, New Hampshire for NEEP’s annual...