What's New in the Region


Idaho Power Celebrates 100 Years of Service

Idaho Power marks 100 years of service in 2016 - check out this interactive history of the utility with maps, videos, a cookbook and more.

Rooftop Pilot

Avista’s Helpful Approach Making Small Businesses More Energy Efficient

In its first nine months, Spokane-based Avista reports having installed nearly 12,000 energy efficiency measures and captured energy savings of more than 900,000 kWh. Even more important is the high level of customer engagement and overall satisfaction with the program.



Taming energy hogs with efficient HVAC units

This unassuming piece of HVAC equipment is part of a pilot effort to verify and increase energy savings potential for condensing models. It’s not unusual to see rooftop HVAC units sprinkled across flat roofs on commercial properties throughout the Northwest.

Latest Market Research


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

Pilot Study Supports Focus on Energy Codes

NEEA conducted a pilot study to develop and test a methodology for commercial energy code evaluation. This objective supports the growing focus on energy code as a key strategy for meeting energy planning and performance goals. The methodology developed from this study embodies a more broad-based, integrated approach, including a cost-effective field review and compliance assessment of completed buildings with additional assessments of the implementation environment, and post-occupancy energy performance.

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