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 […]

HANAC Corona Passive House ProTour Recap

Over sixty energy efficiency enthusiasts, real estate developers, design professionals and contractors gathered on October 20th for a tour of the HANAC Corona Senior Residence, a 68-unit affordable Passive House under construction in Queens, NYC. The tour was hosted by AEA and organized in collaboration with the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA), with the invaluable […]

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NY Weatherization Forum participants learn about efficient heating systems and controls

“…And the Insulation is Perfect: Physics, Ecology and High Performance Enclosures” Oct 24th at AEA West

Lothar Moll, an expert in building enclosure physics, will discuss building enclosure physics, airtight building envelope design, vapor control, energy efficiency, and ecological material concerns. Information will be tailored to the Pacific Northwest climate zone. The presentation will take place on October 24th from 3:00 – 5:00 PM at the Association for Energy Affordability‘s West […]

National Weatherization Award presented to David Hepinstall at NASCSP Annual Training Conference

For the second time this year, AEA’s executive director, David Hepinstall, has been awarded a major national award for his leadership in the energy efficiency field and specifically for his significant contributions to the Weatherization Assistance Program. David was presented with the James Gardner Service Award by the National Association for State Community Services Programs […]


  AEA’s executive director, David Hepinstall, was presented with ACI’s Linda Wigington Leadership Award at the Affordable Comfort Conference in Detroit in April. This award comes after 5 years of intense AEA contributions to initiatives of the US Department of Energy and the national labs to develop, and gain broad acceptance of, uniform national guidelines, […]

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AEA becomes EPA WaterSense Partner

“WaterSense” is the catch phrase coined by the US Environmental Protection Agency to describe the commonsense benefits of taking steps to conserve water in your home, your properties, or workplace. It is also the name the EPA has given to its campaign to help Americans conserve our water resources, and the label given to low-flow […]

IREM NY Industry Partners Recognized at Member Meeting

   At the May meeting of the Greater NY Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management, Industry Partners of the IREM-NY chapter (AEA among them) were introduced and recent recipients of IREM certifications were recognized. Keynote speaker Vincent Bove discussed strategies to reduce risks and respond quickly to natural disasters, accidents, or violent incidents. AEA’s Marta Bell contributed observations about experiences some […]

Grand Opening at CIL’s MacDougal Street Apartments

The Association for Energy Affordability was proud to attend the June 1st grand opening event at the MacDougal Street Apartments in Brooklyn, a new construction project containing 65 residential units of supportive housing developed by Concern for Independent Living. The project was designed by DeLaCour & Farrara Architects and Kenneth Delves, Engineer. The GC team […]


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