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Lighting Your House

By Jonathan Susser | March 2, 2017

Lighting accounts for approximately 5 to 10 percent of your household energy bill. This amount may not seem like a lot, but it can add up quickly. In recent years, energy efficient lighting has become available, but the variety of[…]

Advanced Energy’s Affordable Housing Programs

By Jonathan Susser | February 20, 2017

For nearly two decades, Advanced Energy has been transforming the affordable housing market by organizing and contributing to affordable housing programs for new and existing construction. The goal of these programs is to ensure that every home is healthy, safe,[…]

Cooperative Energy Residential Retrofit Pilot Study

By Jonathan Susser | December 7, 2016

Cooperative Energy, formerly the South Mississippi Electric Power Association, is a generation and transmission cooperative (co-op) based in Hattiesburg, MS. It has 11 member co-ops and supplies electricity to more than 419,000 homes and businesses in the state. Providing safe,[…]

Transitions at AE

By Kristi Brodd | April 6, 2016

It is a bittersweet day for Advanced Energy. Kristi Matthews has announced her departure. Although she will no longer be working within the Advanced Energy family, she is not leaving the energy market. She will be carrying her experiences as[…]

Success with Collaboration: Home Energy Magazine

By Advanced Energy | February 9, 2016

Article courtesy of Home Energy Magazine There’s a saying that goes “Teamwork makes the dream work.” Many companies put posters of this saying in their offices to encourage workers to collaborate to achieve a specific goal. It can, however, be[…]

Roanoke Electric Energy Efficiency Collaboration

By Kristi Brodd | January 25, 2016

On a humid day in late August, in Aulander, North Carolina, Roanoke Electric Cooperative members came together to talk about saving energy in their territory through energy efficiency improvements. Predominately populated by economically distressed households, 51 percent with electrical bills[…]

Building Research in the Digital Age

By Kristi Brodd | August 18, 2015

Our mission to ensure every building in which we live, learn, work, play, and worship is healthy, safe, comfortable, durable, energy efficient and environmentally responsible could not be achieved without the right research. While it’s not easy to assess the[…]

Success with Energy Code: Online Resources

By Kristi Brodd | July 26, 2015

Over the last few years, states have begun adopting higher, more stringent building energy codes.  Then and now, states have lacked a standardized way of providing guidance, training and quality control processes for implementing building energy code standards. Advanced Energy[…]