2017 Benchmarking deadline extended to Feb. 15

One last reprieve has been given to New York City buildings that have not yet benchmarked their energy and water usage for the 2017 calendar year and reported it to the City. The new due date is Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. The deadline for 2018 data remains the same (May 1, 2019). This last extension […]

Benchmarking Mid-Sized NYC Multifamily Buildings

New York City has been requiring buildings to benchmark their energy and water use since Local Law 84 of 2009 went into effect. Affected buildings must prepare and submit an annual report of energy and water use every year, using the US Environmental Protection Agency’s “Portfolio Manager” tool.  The building’s usage data is analyzed and […]

At Thanksgiving

At Thanksgiving and every day, we give thanks to all who help us to advance AEA’s energy affordability mission. To the Families and Households we serve… Your lives and struggles inspire us to deliver the most efficient building improvements to keep your homes and our communities healthy and affordable for all. Thank you for welcoming […]

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Weatherization Day Oct 30

This Tuesday, AEA and its member agencies celebrate Weatherization Day in honor of the US Department of Energy’s Weatherization Assistance Program (or “WAP”). Local Weatherization subgrantees in the Bronx and Brooklyn (NYC) are hosting building tours of recently completed projects. Bronx Tour – hosted by Association for Energy Affordability Tue, Oct 30, 11 AM – […]

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AEA to Host Oct 31 NYSERDA / PSC Forum on Energy Affordability & Access to Clean Energy

On October 31, 2018, the Association for Energy Affordability (AEA) is hosting a forum on low and moderate energy affordability and access to clean energy solutions organized by NYSERDA & the New York Public Service Commission. The forum will be held from 10:00 – 1:00 pm in AEA’s office at 105 Bruckner Blvd in the […]

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Adam Romano Recognized for Contributions to Professional Development in Energy Efficiency Field

AEA’s Director of Training and Technical Services, Adam Romano CEM, CPHC, CPHT, MFBA, has been honored by the New York City Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) for his contributions to Professional Development in the energy efficient buildings industry. The award was presented at AEE’s 2018 NYC awards gala on June 19. The […]

Need for Real Estate Professionals to Understand Energy Efficient Buildings is Greater than Ever

Whether a real estate professional is working with a seller to prepare a home for market or helping a buyer see the benefits of an energy- or resource-efficient home, the agent needs to know the science. A Real Estate Professional who understands energy efficiency can help explain what is meant by various green labels and […]

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Gov. Cuomo’s New Energy Efficiency Target for New York

Just on time for Earth Day 2018, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced new energy efficiency goals for New York State to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, help New Yorkers save on energy costs, and create jobs. According to the Governor’s office, the new energy efficiency target is expected to deliver nearly one third of the greenhouse […]

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NYC Office Closed Wed., Mar. 21

AEA’s New York City headquarters and Energy Management Training Center will be closed on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 due to Winter Storm Toby.  We will reopen on Thursday, March 22.

Building Science for Real Estate Professionals at AEA

AEA’s new one-day course Building Science for Real Estate Professionals teaches real estate agents, appraisers and assessors the fundamentals of how buildings use (and waste) energy. Real estate professionals often earn repeat business and referrals by continuing to serve as a resource for clients after they purchase. Some offer ideas to make a new or […]


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