2023 MARKS TENTH YEAR IN A ROW THAT NHSAVES® UTILITY PARTNERS HAVE EARNED ENERGY STAR® SUSTAINED EXCELLENCE AWARD
NHSaves utility partners Eversource, Liberty, New Hampshire Electric Cooperative and Unitil have received the 2023 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy. Though always […]
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released the following statement from Steven Nadel, its executive director, in response to the U.S. House of Representatives passing HR 1, which would repeal key energy efficiency and electrification investments from the Inflation Reduction Act:
“This bill would leave many Americans continuing to live in homes with […]
Residential Retrofits for Energy Equity (R2E2) is hosting a series of training webinars for potential applicants to the Department of Energy’s Building Upgrade Prize (Buildings UP). The prize is awarding over $22 million in cash prizes and technical assistance to teams with winning ideas to accelerate equitable energy efficiency and building electrification […]
By Mark Rodeffer, ACEEE Press Secretary
Many U.S. households will pay significantly more for home heating costs—sometimes hundreds of dollars more—this winter. The burden falls disproportionately to low-income and Black, Hispanic, and Native American households, which pay a much larger share of their income on energy bills. Amid the rising costs, policymakers, regulators, […]
After heating and cooling, two of the larger residential energy consuming devices are the refrigerator and freezer. It’s no wonder. These appliances are used 24/7 accounting for about 17% of residential energy consumption.
Incremental improvements in the cooling process and the thermal performance are continually making refrigerators and freezers […]
Bill and Judy Galdi started the Wall Doctor in 1986 quickly becoming a fixture in the community. Now, after 37 years Bill has decided to retire and has sold the Wall Doctor to Gordon’s Window Décor of Williston, VT to ensure the continuation of service and quality that his customers have come to […]
Jack Bingham’s house in Barrington, NH (Jack Bingham)
Jack Bingham’s house is a direct result of the research he conducted at the University of New Hampshire on how heat pumps can make greenhouses usable in the winter. Most greenhouses are either shut down in winter or are inefficiently heated […]
Efficiency Maine kicked off a special promotion to raise awareness about resources that will help Maine homeowners and tenants stay warm and manage their heating bills during the upcoming winter heating season.
Efficiency Maine announced it has launched a limited-time $100 “DIY” Winter Prep Rebate, which will reimburse […]
Please join VECAN and Efficiency Vermont next Wednesday, August 31st for a noon webinar to learn more about this year’s Button Up campaign!
Bekah Kuster, Community Engagement Manager at Efficiency Vermont, will discuss the ways that participating communities can get involved in this year’s campaign, including how you can sign up to participate in helping […]