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Margie Harris Named an ACEEE Champion of Energy Efficiency

Harris was honored for leading the Energy Trust of Oregon from startup to becoming one of the foremost energy efficiency program administrators in the United States, bringing large energy savings and financial and environmental benefits to Oregon consumers and businesses. 


Nominations Open for Leadership in Energy Efficiency Awards

The second annual Leadership in Energy Efficiency Awards will be presented at NEEA’s Annual Meeting on December 1. Open to individuals, teams and organizations, the award recognizes exemplary dedication and performance in furthering energy efficiency in the Northwest.

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New heat pump water heater changes the game

A. O. Smith, the largest manufacturer and marketer of water heaters in North America, has introduced a dramatically efficient new model of heat pump water heater. The new Voltex qualifies for the highest tier of efficiency under the Advanced Water Heater Specification

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Update on Building Commissioning Market


From 1998 to 2004, the alliance ran an initiative to transform the building commissioning market in the Northwest. The initiative aimed to make commissioning standard practice in public buildings and to create a standard certification for commissioning providers. Our 2016 tracking study finds that the number of certified commissioning providers and firms is growing.

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