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The Maine State House in Augusta, Maine, USA.
February 28, 2024

Governor Mills, U.S. Department of Energy Announce $10 Million Federal Grant to Support Energy Efficiency and Workforce Investments in Rural Maine

An Update from the State of Maine Office of Governor Janet T. Mills: Grant through Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will support installation of 675 high-efficiency heat pump systems in mobile and manufactured homes to reduce energy…

The Pennsylvania State Capitol Building, in downtown Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
February 27, 2024

KEEA & EEA-NJ’s Flagship Policy Conference Returns September 2024

Save the Date! Policy in Action: KEEA & EEA-NJ’s 2024 Conference will take place September 17-18 in King of Prussia, PA. Join us for two days of energy efficiency policy, education, and networking—including two industry-leading keynotes, dozens…

A sign that reads "United States Department of Labor"
February 26, 2024

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $200M Available in Grants to Expand Registered Apprenticeships

An update from the U.S. Department of Labor: Grants prioritize education, care, clean energy, IT, supply chain, other in-demand industries WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor announced the availability of nearly $200 million in grants…

Sunset in Downtown Portland Oregon
February 22, 2024

ODOE to Hold Planning Update March 6 on Federal Home Energy Rebate Programs

ODOE to Hold Planning Update March 6 on Federal Home Energy Rebate Programs Join the Oregon Department of Energy on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at 3 p.m. online for a planning update on Oregon’s potential Home Energy Rebate Programs….

Mike Rogers presenting at event
February 20, 2024

BPA Scholarships Make Events Accessible to All

Each year, the Building Performance Association (BPA) awards scholarships to members of the home performance industry to attend our events. Known as the Mike Rogers Memorial Scholarship Fund, we have granted over $103,000 to nearly 200…

Exterior of the Virginia State Capitol building in Richmond, Virginia, designed by Thomas Jefferson
February 20, 2024

John Langford Memorial Award: Applications & Nominations Open in Virginia

Now through April 22, 2024, the Association of Energy Conservation Professionals and CHP Energy Solutions Research & Training in Virginia are currently accepting nominations for the annual John Langford Memorial Award. The scholarship winner will…

Washington DC Capitol building with U.S. flag out front
February 17, 2024

Department of Energy: Home Energy Rebates Update

New and Revised Technical Assistance Documents AvailableFrom the DOE Office of State and Community Energy Programs The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released the following resources to help state and territorial energy offices (SEOs) apply…

Graphic with a Saratoga Springs street as the background. Text on top reads, Clean Energy for Homes Conference & Trade Show - Feb. 13-14, 2024 - Saratoga Springs, NY.
February 16, 2024

2024 Clean Energy for Homes Conference & Trade Show Recap

Quick LinksAgenda | Attendee Info | Photo Gallery | Complete Surveys | Download Slides The 2024 Clean Energy for Homes Conference & Trade Show brought together hundreds of professionals in the New York and surrounding…

HVAC Worker Performing Heat Pump Maintenance. Device is Transferring Thermal Energy From the Outside Using the Refrigeration Cycle.
February 15, 2024

NEEA Request for Proposals: Advanced Heat Pumps

NEEA is seeking qualified contractors or teams of contractors to provide implementation services for NEEA’s Advanced Heat Pump Program. In August of 2023, NEEA’s funders granted approval for NEEA to pursue a new market transformation…

An empty classroom.
February 14, 2024

Building Science Principles Class & Exam for Maine Residents

MaineHousing and the Building Performance Association invite you to join our comprehensive, full-day class with the option to take the BPI Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate of Knowledge exam. The BSP is your first step into the…