Expert training by experienced practitioners Leading edge technology and delivery, on-site and via interactive distance learning Education at AEA encompasses a wide range of formal and informal training offerings, including certification training, multifamily Weatherization training and related courses delivered on-site and via its Distance Learning Network, EA-Quip energy modeling software webinars, guest speakers on technical […]

Our engineers work with building owners and developers to design high-efficiency HVAC systems in new construction projects, as well as to upgrade systems in existing buildings.

AEA specializes in making new and existing buildings more energy efficient, more livable and more sustainable. Our engineers work with building owners and developers to design high-efficiency HVAC systems in new construction projects, as well as to upgrade systems in existing buildings.

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Top Ten Air Sealing Opportunities

1I3A1824 web1. Chimney/gas vent chase

Chimneys and gas appliance vent pipes require large clearance to combustible materials like 2×4 framing. Often these chases are open to the attic and surrounding walls or floor joists. Seal them durably with approved materials like sheet metal and fire-rated caulks.

2. Plumbing chase

The plumbing chase is often double framed to accommodate large waste pipes and vent stacks as well as water supply piping. These walls can directly connect the attic to the basement and to sidewalls and tub surrounds. Seal the chase at the top with code approved, durable materials and caulks. (more…)

About Us

  • Our Mission

    Our Mission

    Energy efficient buildings are our specialty — Affordable housing is our priority. The Association for Energy Affordability, Inc. is dedicated to achieving energy efficiency in new and existing buildings in order to foster and maintain affordable and healthy housing and communities, especially those of low-income.  AEA representatives engage in a broad range […]

  • what we do

    What We Do

    A full range of services for building energy efficiency Backed by a mission-driven, nonprofit culture Energy Audits, Green Building Design for New Construction and Existing Buildings The Association for Energy Affordability is a leading provider of technical services for energy efficiency in buildings.  AEA’s services include energy audits, modeling, project work scope and specification development, […]

  • Who we are

    Who We Are

    AEA is a not-for-profit organization with offices in New York and California.  We are engineers, energy auditors, construction project managers, field technicians, and quality assurance. We are energy efficiency program managers, marketers, account managers, and outreach workers. We are planners and designers working with building design teams to create greener, healthier communities. We are managers […]

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