American University (@GreenAU) is hosting a meet-up on the quad between 11 and 1:30pm to learn about #ledlighting projects, #HVAC upgrades, and other innovative projects AU has undertaken to reduce enegry use.
BlueGreen Alliance is hosting a table at the Columbia Heights Farmers Market in Washington, D.C. and will be handing out materials and information to the public on the benefits and importance of energy efficiency. They also will be releasing a 2019 Energy Efficiency Day Playlist, featuring a collection of energy inspired music.
Cape Light Compact is partnering with the Towns of Chatham and Oak Bluffs to hold a “Main Streets Event” to small businesses in each of those towns to help them save energy and money. Our energy specialists will be providing no-cost energy assessments to targeted small businesses and offer immediate installations of screw-in LEDs, faucet aerators, thermostats and more. Customers will also be provided with a customized report on other energy-saving opportunities that they may pursue, which include limited time enhanced incentives to encourage customers to move forward with the recommendations.
Columbia Gas and Eversource are partnering to conduct coordinated on-site visits to small business customers in Springfield, delivering no-cost energy assessments performed by skilled professionals from contracted local vendors Advanced Energy Group and Center for EcoTechnology.
The District of Columbia’s Department of Energy and Environment is hosting a tour of the Ionia R Whipper Home and will have free give-aways and helpful tips on how to save money and energy! Representatives from the Public Service Commission, Office of the People’s Council, DC Sustainable Energy Utility, Total Razzaq, and more vendors will also be present.
Kansas Energy Program hosts an energy efficiency expo where anyone can learn about energy efficiency and what to do to have an impact on energy consumption and costs.
Liberty Utilities of Massachusetts is proud to sponsor a “Main Street Effort” for small businesses in Fall River. During this event trusted energy specialists will target small businesses and offer immediate installs of LED’s, smart thermostats, power strips, and future energy-savings recommendations for small business owners.
National Grid is hosting a day-long ‘Main Streets Effort’ in Newburyport, MA for small business customers in which on-site, no-cost energy assessments will be performed and offered by our trusted and contracted direct install vendor, Energy Source.
Repowering Illinois for All is hosting a deep-dive into the energy efficiency components of The Clean Energy Jobs Act which is currently under consideration by the Illinois state legislature. The webinar will range from expanding electric efficiency requirements to creating new gas efficiency programs.
Team Green Zone and the University of Memphis College of Business & Economics are hosting a half-day event, Efficiently Improving Your Bottom Line, to bring together thought leaders and practical applications that will enable businesses to reduce their operating costs by improving energy efficiency.
In 2018, Energy Efficiency Day supporters hosted and participated in events nationwide. See the list of events from 2018:
Arkansas Interfaith Power and Light held two volunteer opportunities during which participants assembled treat bags with energy efficiency items (LED bulbs, power strips, socket sealers and faucet aerators) to help ther Little Rock neighbors reduce their energy consumption and their utility bills.
The County of San Luis Obispo Public Works Department held an “Energy Efficiency Day Challenge” for the department’s 300 employees. The challenge required some light research about both County and home energy efficiency related topics and best of all, staff could have their family participate.
The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) offered state residents a myth-busting “Energy Quiz” for the chance to win $100 toward their October utility bills, in celebration of Energy Efficiency Day.
The Vectren Corporation in Evansville, Indiana celebrated Energy Efficiency Day by encouraging the benefits of energy efficiency as well as providing some fun giveaways for their employees.
The Kansas Energy Program at Kansas State University Engineering Extension hosted the inaugural Kansas Energy Efficiency Expo at the Kansas Statehouse and Capitol Complex.
Xavier University held a “Switch Off” challenge encouraging people to turn off the light and electronics for five minutes.
National Grid offered its Massachusetts customers a discount on LED lightbulbs.
Kinetic Communities Consulting facilitated an interactive workshop on energy efficiency and how to expand awareness for an energy-equitable New York. The workshop was at National Grid in Brooklyn.
Conservation Consultants, Inc., hosted a certified passive house tour and happy hour in Pittsburgh. A passive building involves extreme energy efficiency (targeting 60-70% energy use reduction) and performance verification that is proven through an air tightness test with rigorous passing standards.
National Grid Rhode Island celebrated #EEDay2018 with a one-day sale on Nest thermostats.
Henrico County, Virginia held an Energy Fair that was free and open to the public, at the Henrico County Western Government Center.
Canada: Energy Efficiency Alberta celebrated Energy Efficiency Day in its lobby in Calgary where visitors could try out an energy-generating bike!
Puerto Rico: The ASHRAE Puerto Rico Chapter, USGBC Puerto Rico Chapter, and the Puerto Rico Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Alliance (PR-EESA), hosted a government outreach day and an Energy Efficiency Day Celebration event at El Capitolio de Puerto Rico.
Environment America hosted a Twitter chat, and @MEEAee released fun, creative energy efficiency content on Twitter.