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There's one climate policy Trump might not hate

Former President Obama took drafty windows to the woodshed in December 2009. He wanted to make a point about wasting energy, so he visited a Virginia Home Depot to try to make pink rolls of fiberglass a racy house dressing.

"Insulation is sexy stuff," Obama said. "If you saw $20 bills just sort of floating through the window up into the atmosphere, you'd try to figure out how to keep them."

Springfield needs to update its energy conservation code for residential construction

On March 12, the White River Group of the Missouri Sierra Club hosted a Public Forum on Energy Efficiency at the Library Center. We had become aware that Springfield is still using the 2006 International Energy Conservation Code for residential construction, an outdated set of building regulations....One of our panelists, a representative of the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, informed us that if the 2015 Code were adopted, a future homeowner could expect to reduce energy use by 24 percent and save $440 per year on energy bills. These savings result from a tighter buildin

On Demand Savings Program Recognized with MEEA Innovation Award

Accelerated Innovations (AI) was in attendance in support of Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) and Focus on Energy (FOE), who were recently honored with the Inspiring Efficiency through Innovation Award at the 2018 Midwest Energy Solutions Conference hosted by the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA). The honor was awarded as a result of the On Demand Savings Program, which was powered and driven by MyMeter®, AI’s flagship customer engagement platform...Read on at PR Web

National Energy Foundation-Michigan receives Inspiring Efficiency Award

The National Energy Foundation-Michigan office, based in Milford, is a recipient of an Inspiring Efficiency Award from the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, (MEEA), according to a press release from MEEA. The MEEA is presenting its annual awards to leaders who deliver groundbreaking advancements in energy efficiency in five categories: Leadership, Education, Impact, Innovation and Marketing. An awards ceremony will be held as part of the Midwest Energy Solutions Conference in Chicago on Feb.

October 5 is Energy Efficiency Day in Cincinnati

Mayor John Cranley declared October 5, 2017 "Energy Efficiency Day" in the City of Cincinnati. 

"Over the last 10 years the City of Cincinnati has implemented energy efficiency improvements that save taxpayers more than $3 million per year," the mayor's proclamation reads. 

 "Citizens are urged to join us in supporting our clean energy goals and moving toward more energy efficiency now and in the future."