Building Science for Real Estate Professionals at AEA

AEA’s new one-day course Building Science for Real Estate Professionals teaches real estate agents, appraisers and assessors the fundamentals of how buildings use (and waste) energy. Real estate professionals often earn repeat business and referrals by continuing to serve as a resource for clients after they purchase. Some offer ideas to make a new or […]

2018 WAP State Plan Hearings

On January 31, New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) held a public hearing on its 2018 State Plan for the Weatherization Assistance Program. Representatives from AEA and its member agencies Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation, Sunset Park Redevelopment Committee, and Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation attended, with formal comments submitted by AEA and NMIC. In […]

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1/25 session on Ventilation Systems at AEA Chicago office

If you are interested in passive house, and other high performance building standards and technology and in Chicago this Thursday, January 25th, you may want to attend a talk at AEA’s office at 3025 N. Western Ave. on Chicago’s North Side. “Whole House Ventilation Systems: Providing Healthy, Comfortable and Energy-Efficient Indoor Solutions” will be held […]

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Jan 11 Open House at AEA Chicago Hands-On Training Lab

AEA will hold an Open House at its Chicago Hands-On Lab this Thursday January 11th, to welcome energy professionals and contractors to the facility and showcase upcoming courses. This will be the second in a series of AEA courses, demonstrations, and events for Chicago area contractors and builders who want to strengthen the abilities of their […]

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A Tribute to John Eberhard

I am greatly saddened to share with our friends the news of the death of John Eberhard, executive director of Delaware Opportunities in Hamden, New York, in a car accident on Saturday, January 6th. Delaware Opportunities is a community action agency providing a wide range of housing, nutrition, employment and social services for residents of […]

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1/4/18 Weather Update – New York office closed

Due to high winds and snow from today’s Nor’easter affecting the Great New York area, AEA’s New York offices are officially closed.  Some AEA staff will be working from home and may be able to keep appointments for telephone meetings. Contact the party involved should you need to confirm an appointment. Building management is being […]

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AEA Statement on 2018 Clean Energy Jobs & Climate Agenda

On Jan 3, New York Governor Cuomo released his 2018 State of the State message.  At the Association for Energy Affordability, we are proud of the State’s energy leadership. New York is maximizing the economic, health, and safety benefits to residents and businesses by working to reduce overall energy usage through energy efficiency while supporting […]

2017 AEA Leadership Awards

We are proud to announce the winners of AEA’s 2017 Leadership Awards, presented in December to members of the downstate New York Weatherization community for their extraordinary service. Weatherization Director of the Year:  Dan Rieber Innovator of the Year:  Adam Romano Agency of the Year:  HANAC, Inc. Dan Rieber has a long history of service […]

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Chicago Passive House Window Installation Demonstration

On Tuesday afternoon, December 12, AEA’s Steve Marchese will provide a free demonstration of the techniques and materials used to install Passive House windows at AEA’s Chicago Hands-On Training Lab. The event will take place from 2:30 – 6:30 pm, with demonstrations at 3:00, 4:00 and 5:00. This is the first in a series of […]

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HANAC Corona Passive House ProTour Recap

Over sixty energy efficiency enthusiasts, real estate developers, design professionals and contractors gathered on October 20th for a tour of the HANAC Corona Senior Residence, a 68-unit affordable Passive House under construction in Queens, NYC. The tour was hosted by AEA and organized in collaboration with the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA), with the invaluable […]


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