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.

AEA Newswire

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 gas emissions reductions needed to meet New York’s climate goal of 40 percent reduction by 2030. The Governor also said there would be an additional $36.5 Million in money for worker training to prepare up to 19,500 New Yorkers for new jobs.

In his announcement, the Governor reinforced the value of energy efficiency as “the most cost-effective way for New Yorkers to lower utility bills, curb harmful emissions and battle climate change.”

Strategies to meet this target should enable building developers, owners of commercial and institutional buildings, and homeowners to make building improvements to reduce building energy use. These strategies in themselves are not new. We’ll be looking closely to see what types of changes are proposed to meet the new targets.

New Yorkers pay about $35 billion each year for electricity and heating fuel, and buildings are by far the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions (approximately 59% statewide). Cuomo predicted a reduction of 185 trillion BTUs below the currently forecasted energy use in 2025. His office projected that achieving this reduction would “accelerate achievement of energy efficiency in the next 7 years by more than 40 percent over the current path.” (more…)

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  • 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

    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

    AEA is a not-for-profit organization with offices in New York, California, and Illinois.  We are engineers, architects, energy auditors, construction project managers, field technicians, and quality control inspectors. We are energy efficiency program managers, marketers, account managers, and outreach workers. We are planners and consultants working with building design teams to create high performance buildings […]

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