Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships


The ASHP Magic Trick: Creating Warmth from Thin (Freezing) Air

The ability of an Air Source Heat Pump (ASHP) to heat homes in the dead of winter may seem too good to be true. This technology is no figment of your imagination - it has us quite excited because it promises to deliver heat in subzero weather. ASHPs warm our houses by extracting heat from the outdoor air. But, if you live in a cold climate, it’s hard to extract warmth from temperatures near or below freezing.


Critical Energy Decisions Ahead and the Role of Efficiency

Natural gas constraints are leaving New England residents feeling the wrong kind of heat..

More Data, Fewer Problems: REED Releases 2012 Data

NEEP’s Regional Energy Efficiency Database now includes program year 2012 data from nine jurisdictions in the northeast and mid-Atlantic regions!

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?

December Energy Efficiency Policy Tracker

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From Edison to the LED, NEEP’s RLS Has You Covered

In NEEP’s world, lighting is really important. Within efficiency programs, lighting is the largest contributor to energy savings. In residential programs, lighting is cost-effective and requires relatively low incentives for large savings (a $5 or $10 incentive makes a much bigger difference on a lightbulb than for a refrigerator or TV).

Emergency Preparedness: What's In Your Kit?

Just how much bread do people eat during a storm?
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The 2013 NEEP Summit is Set for Launch

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Standing up for the CFL

The saying, "you only have one chance to make a first impression" has never been so true than for the CFL.  When the highly efficient light bulb was first introduced into the market two decades ago, even the most die-hard energy efficiency experts would agree the technology was probably not...