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Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA)

Portland, Oregon

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence

The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) is a nonprofit organization that is supported by and works in collaboration with the Bonneville Power Administration, Energy Trust of Oregon and more than 100 Northwest utilities on behalf of more than 12 million consumers. The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance is receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence recognition for its innovative and high-quality marketing as well as continued commitment to the ENERGY STAR Certified Homes program. Key 2012 accomplishments include:

  • Providing incentives for 3,030 ENERGY STAR certified homes in 2012, for a total of 20,134 certified homes since the program's inception in 2005.
  • Achieving an estimated 9 million kWh of annual energy savings in 2012.
  • Supporting more than 433 active homebuilders across Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.
  • Distributing public service announcements (PSAs) to regional radio and TV broadcast groups, resulting in more than $600,000 in valued media received for free by leveraging NEEA's nonprofit status, thus creating 10 million media impressions. Since 2008, the program has leveraged more than $3 million in free media.
  • Facilitating delivery of a Cost Data Addendum form to the market, with the help of local experts. The form provides builders with a means to communicate the value of installed energy measures to their appraisers. Over 200 appraisers took the training determining the value of installed energy measures.