Areas of Work

NEEA is a collaboration of 140 utilities and efficiency organizations working together to advance energy efficiency in the Northwest on behalf of more than 13 million consumers.

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    Market Transformation Programs

    Working in collaboration with our funders, efficiency allies, and other strategic market partners to advance innovation, NEEA develops key programs and opportunities for a more energy efficient Northwest.

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    Success Stories

    NEEA helps accelerate the innovation and adoption of energy-efficient products into the market, then actively monitors previous initiatives to measure ongoing energy savings and market impact. These market transformation efforts continue to deliver value to the region long after the initial investment has stopped.

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    Natural Gas Efficiency

    Improving energy efficiency for Northwest end users served by multiple fuels will result in significant benefits to the region. Northwest gas utilities are working collectively to accelerate the development and market adoption of energy-efficient natural gas products, practices and services and to increase efficiency of natural gas use in the Northwest.

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    Advanced Water Heater Specification

    This specification provides guidance to manufacturers who are interested in developing products that not only meet ENERGY STAR criteria, but also provide high levels of consumer satisfaction and energy performance in cooler, northern climates.

    Working with Manufacturers

    NEEA accelerates the development and market adoption of energy efficient products. for twenty years, the region has collaborated with manufacturers to speed the development of products with greater energy-saving potential.

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    Natural Gas Efficiency

    Improving energy efficiency for Northwest end users served by multiple fuels will result in significant benefits to the region. Northwest gas utilities are working collectively to accelerate the development and market adoption of energy-efficient natural gas products, practices and services and to increase efficiency of natural gas use in the Northwest.

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    Codes & Standards

    NEEA encourages the adoption of increasingly effective energy codes and federal equipment and appliance standards, impacting the overall energy efficiency of the region and building greater influence with policymakers for the Northwest.

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    Resource Spotlight

    Energy Efficiency Test Procedure for Residential Clothes Dryers

    A supplemental test procedure for clothes dryers used to generate utility energy savings estimates.

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