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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Need for Real Estate Professionals to Understand Energy Efficient Buildings is Greater than Ever

Whether a real estate professional is working with a seller to prepare a home for market or helping a buyer see the benefits of an energy- or resource-efficient home, the agent needs to know the science.

A Real Estate Professional who understands energy efficiency can help explain what is meant by various green labels and certifications (Energy Star®, High Performance, “smart,” etc.), including what the point-of-sale regulations are, or what building standards and incentives to consider in making energy upgrades. This can better serve the client and add extra value to the sale. According to a McGraw Hill study, 73 percent of new-home shoppers would pay more for a resource-efficient home.

Such efficiency will, in turn, become a factor in purchasing decisions and the labeling will drive improvements by owners who want their buildings to be competitive with similar but more energy-efficient buildings. According to the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (“DSIRE”) website, a resource-efficient building also maintains its value during a down-market. (more…)

About Us

  • 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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