Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships


The Monster in My Basement: Tough Lessons in Building Science

A lovely home with a nasty problem.

“With these old houses, you just need to keep the basement windows open,” said John. It seemed logical enough. He pointed proudly to the French drain and the large sump pump in my storage unit, admitting that water would find its way through the porous walls.


More from Baltimore: Taking down the barriers, accelerating the drivers to CHP

A great dialogue continues here in Baltimore on accelerating industrial energy efficiency and combined heat and power (CHP) in the region.

Not only do public policies need to provide a solid framework that allows for CHP to be broadly deployed, but champions among end users really need to drive projects and help other stakeholders understand their value propositions.

Opportunities and Successes in Industrial Energy Efficiency and CHP

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Dialogue on Industrial Efficiency and CHP Kicks Off in Baltimore

Good morning from Baltimore, where the U.S. Department of Energy and NEEP have just kicked off our Regional Dialogue on Accelerating Industrial Energy Efficiency and Combined Heat and Power (CHP). This meeting is being held to advance the development and implementation of state-level best practices in both public policies and investment models that address the barriers to greater investments in industrial efficiency and CHP in...

Time is Savings-Connecticut’s Building Code Conundrum

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Question: How many heating systems does one house need? Answer: 6

cottage heating - slideshow dvd

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Back to school in Massachusetts: Participate in a Green School Event Sept. 27 - Oct. 4

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Road trip to New Hampshire's latest high performance school

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Vermont Colleges are creating Greener Campuses and Brighter Futures

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Tackling Market Barriers - NEEP Begins Work with Efficiency Maine on Multi-Family Retrofits

The potential energy savings in the multi-family sector is tremendous. In spite of this, the sector has not been a point of focus for retrofit projects as there are multiple barriers to achieving complete success in these types of projects.

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