Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships

Emerging Technologies

A Breeze of Innovation, Air Source Heat Pumps Hold Potential

We all know what the outdoors can do to revitalize our health.  We feel more connected, nourished, and energized after we venture out of our homes and take a deep, endless breath of fresh air, soak up vitamins from sunlight, or drop in on the crest of an interminable wave. What if I told you that the same raw nourishment from the outdoors can reduce your heating and cooling bill?

NEEP’s Market Strategies team develops regional strategies to accelerate energy efficiency

Appliance Standards Project Manager

Market transformation, with respect to energy efficiency in products or buildings, involves continually advancing product baselines as new, more efficient products and technologies become available. The quicker we can...

Time is Savings-Connecticut’s Building Code Conundrum

Last week, a damaging bill (HB 5749) for building energy...

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

At least this is how many heating systems my parents’ house has.  From electric baseboard heat to ductless mini-splits, the house is like a museum to the history of home...

Posted In: Buildings

ENERGY STAR Set to Tackle the Future of Energy Efficient Products

A pat on the back for the ENERGY STAR brand was well deserved at this year’s Partners Meeting where attendees celebrated 20 years of the brand’s achievements in the market adoption of high efficiency products and billions of dollars and millions of metric tons of GHG emissions saved each year from ENERGY...

Vampires and Phantoms, oh my!

Yes Halloween is just around the corner, but we’re not talking about those types of vampires or phantoms. What we ARE talking about can be just as frightening — vampire or phantom loads refer to the appliances and electronics that draw electricity from your outlets even when they are turned off...

Heat Pump Water Heaters Offer Northeast Exciting Energy Saving Opportunities!

To the surprise of many, water heating is the third largest energy expense in the home behind space heating and cooling.