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TBT Photo Contest: We want to see your best "blast from the past" pics!
Posted by Veronica Marzilli | 1/03/2017
A lot has changed in the energy efficiency world—even from just a few years ago. Building off of last year’s fun, we want to tap into our Conduit community for another contest. Last time, we asked you what your energy efficiency word of the year was. This year, we’re asking you for your best “Throwback Thursday” pics! Have an old photo? Or want to celebrate a big accomplishment that happened over the past year? We want to see them! It can be anything, from an ad to a picture of someone out in the field or at a trade show to any image pulled from your archives.
Q + A with Tacoma Power: What are your Video Chat Inspections?
Posted by Veronica Marzilli | 12/27/2016
Sara Bowles and Jordan Whiteley, who created Tacoma Power’s video chat inspection program, were recognized for their innovation with a Leadership in Energy Efficiency Award this month. The program reduces the amount of inspection time for customers, eliminates travel time for utility employees, and is more convenient for contractors. Here’s a Q and A with Jordan and Sara about their innovative new approach.
AESP National Conference -- Learning, networking, poster sessions, UtilitiesConnect...and cupcakes!
Posted by Adeline Lui | 1/12/2017
There are lots of reasons that EE folks never miss the Association of Energy Services Professionals' annual National Conference. This year - besides the serious learning stuff of course - there will be speed Poster Sessions, utilities-only sessions, a community charity event, free professional headshots and chair massages, a Margaritaville-themed party, and a cupcake dash. Learn more about the AESP National Conference Feb13-16 and plan to join us in Orlando!
TIP 327- PNNL NILM Project: NILM Accuracy Improvement Advisory Group Kick-off Meeting
Posted by ebony mayhorn | 1/12/2017
These slides provide an overview of the BPA TI NILM Accuracy Test Standard Development and Measurement Improvement Project for the NILM Accuracy Improvement Advisory Group Kick-off Meeting held on December 15, 2015. A plan to develop supplemental sensors that can be used to improve NILM accuracy 7 and preliminary results illustrating the most promising sensor types for NILM applications and questions to the Advisory group, are covered in this presentation.
The Benton REA Residential Home Use Graph
Posted by Eric Miller | 12/16/2016
So; here we are, the winter season is well upon us– high bills and calls from alarmed home owners are sure to follow. It is time to see if we can kick this group into high gear. Every utility uses tools to help us understand the energy use of the home owner and to help us convey our interpretation of what is occurring to them in an manner they will comprehend. This graph (which is specific to their home) has been very useful to us and our members.
The Eleventh Annual DOE Solid-State Lighting Technology Development Workshop
Posted by Chris Wolgamott | 1/02/2017
Northwest Energy Efficiency Leadership Forum
The Northwest Energy Efficiency Leadership Forum is an annual gathering of executives from organizations responsible for regional energy efficiency efforts. The emphasis of the meeting is on strategic discussion and learning from each other, and to:
Discuss where the region is currently headed in our energy efficiency efforts;
Identify issues or challenges for the future of energy efficiency;
Define appropriate actions to be taken at a regional or sub-regional level; and
Share best practices and innovative ideas.
For the latest updates, and news, please see neea.org/neel.
Retail Product Portfolio (RPP)
This is a place to share updates and work group meeting notes for NEEA's Retail Product Portfolio (RPP) initiative. RPP uses mid-stream incentives to influence retail stocking and assortment practices, ultimately driving manufacturing and standards to create an active portfolio of energy-efficient products sold through the retail channel.
Commercial Advisory Commitee Meeting
1/17/2017 8:00AM - 5:00PM| Portland OR
Location421 SW 6th Ave Suite #600Portland , OR 97204Intended AudienceCommittee MembersContactTamara Anderson, firstname.lastname@example.org, 503-688-5414
Monthly Residential Retail Program Partners Call
1/18/2017 10:00AM - 11:00AM|
Please contact Dave Murphy, BPA Program Manager, at email@example.com for more information.
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