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Agencies & Organizations

ACEEE: American Council For Energy Efficient Economy
American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy is a nonprofit organization advancing energy efficiency as a means of promoting economic prosperity, energy security, and environmental protection. It conducts technical & policy assessments, advises policymakers & program managers, organizes conferences & workshops, publishes books & reports, and educates consumers & businesses.

ASE: Alliance to Save Energy
Alliance to Save Energy promotes energy efficiency worldwide to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment, and greater energy security.

CEE: Consortium For Energy Efficiency
Consortium for Energy Efficiency is a nonprofit organization that works with its members in the U.S. and Canada to promote energy efficient products, technologies, and services.

PEIA: Pacific Energy Innovation Association
Pacific Energy Innovation Association is an independent, non-profit association of energy professionals incorporated under the Societies Act of British Columbia. Its mission is to initiate and promote discussion and action for energy innovation, efficiency and sustainability. PEIA offers objective, thought-provoking dialogue on energy supply, demand and the associated technologies and policies required by sustainable economies in the near- and long-term.
Associations

AECP: Association of Energy Conservation Professionals
The Association of Energy Conservation Professionals is a non-profit energy education and advocacy organization.

AESP: Association Of Energy Service Professionals
Association Of Energy Service Professionals strives to improve delivery and implementation of energy efficiency, energy management and distributed renewable resources. AESP provides professional development programs, a network of energy practitioners, and promotes the transfer of knowledge and experience for its members in electric and natural gas utilities, public benefits associations, regulatory and non-profit entities, vendors, manufacturers and consulting firms.

BCACEA: BC Advanced Conservation & Efficiency Association
BC Advanced Conservation & Efficiency Association is a non-profit association created for the purpose of advocating for conservation and efficiency in our use of resources, and of promoting the industries that deliver this vital element of our economy, society and the environment.
Clubs & Networks

EECN: Canadian Energy Efficient Contractors Network
Energy Efficiency Contractors Network is an organization consisting of contractor associations and partners with an interest in delivering energy efficiency through contractors in Canada. EECN association members include Canadian Hydronics Council, Canadian Urethane Foam Contractors Association, Electrical Contractors Association of Ontario, Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada, National Air Barrier Association, and Ontario Electrical League.
Educators

Home Energy Magazine: Training Providers For Home Performance
Home Energy Magazine lists North American training programs available for home performance professionals, with an outline of offerings and contact information for each training provider.

NRCan: Training & Awareness For Commercial & Institutional Organizations
Natural Resources Canada lists various training and information resources for energy efficiency in commercial and institutional organizations.
Researchers

Building America: US Researchers On Energy Efficient Housing
Building America is a private/public partnership sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy that conducts research to find energy efficient solutions for new and existing housing that can be implemented on a production basis.

CanmetENERGY: Canadian Leader In Clean Energy Research
Natural Resources Canada's CanmetENERGY is the Canadian leader in clean energy research and technology development. With over 450 scientists, engineers and technicians and more than 100 years of experience, they are Canada's knowledge centre for scientific expertise on clean energy technologies. CanmetENERGY supports Natural Resources Canada's priorities to promote the sustainable and economic development of our natural resources, while improving the quality of life of Canadians.

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory: US Research On Energy Efficient Buildings
US Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory researches applications of new energy efficient building technologies including cool roofs & heat islands, commercial buildings, demand response, lighting systems, simulation tools, and windows & daylighting.

NREL: National Renewable Energy Research Laboratory
US National Renewable Energy Laboratory is a primary laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development.

ORNL: US Research In Energy Efficiency & Renewable Resources
US Oak Ridge National Laboratory conducts basic and applied research and development to increase the availability of clean, abundant energy; restore and protect the environment; and contribute to national security.

Seventhwave: US Energy Efficiency Research & Education
Seventhwave is a private, non-profit research and education organization dedicated to improving energy sustainability including support of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and environmental protection.

US DOE: Energy Efficient Buildings Innovation Hub
US Department of Energy new Energy-Efficient Building Systems Design Energy Innovation Hub will develop technologies that make buildings more energy efficient, applicable to both retrofits and new construction. The hub will bring together leading researchers from academia, two national laboratories, and the private sector to formulate building designs that will save energy, cut pollution, create jobs, and position the United States as a worldwide industry leader.

US Gov: R&D Agenda For Net Zero Energy High Performance Green Buildings
This Federal R&D agenda contains six major building technology goals that define the major transformational advances needed for energy, water, and material use for Net Zero Energy, high-performance green buildings. Inspired by the building research and owner communities, the goals address R&D needs as well as implementation barriers associated with technologies that could significantly improve building performance and occupant health and productivity. (PDF)
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