What's New in the Region


NEEA hires energy efficiency, client services veteran

NEEA has hired Jeremy Litow to lead its stakeholder engagement and communication division. Litow brings over 20 years of progressive leadership experience to NEEA, most recently from PECI and CLEAResult, Inc.


Northwest Energy Savings Now Second Largest Resource

In 2014, Northwest utilities saved enough energy to power 180,000 homes each year, adding to the region’s impressive track record in achieving energy efficiency and exceeding the target set in the Council’s Sixth Power Plan. 



Dedicating regional efforts to Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems

Washington State is poised to approve code language for prescriptive requirements for Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems (DOAS). These new HVAC requirements will bring efficient HVAC design strategies for buildings beginning July 1, 2016.

Latest Market Research


NEEA's research drives our programming, defines the challenges within our work, and provides critical market data about regional energy consumption

The primary goal of the Next Step Homes initiative is to identify best practices and advanced technologies that the region can adopt into building codes over the next three to four code cycles. Results from our recent focus groups with builders revealed different motivations but common challenges to building homes higher than existing code.

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