About EEFA
Energy Efficiency for All is dedicated to linking the energy and housing sectors together in order to tap the benefits of energy efficiency for millions of low-income families. We work with electric and gas utilities and their regulators interested in innovative energy efficiency program designs. We advise housing finance agencies on best practices in building owner engagement and finance products. We collaborate with owners, managers, businesses and advocates in order to achieve energy savings in multifamily properties.
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Program Design Guide
Affordable housing is often viewed by efficiency professionals as “hard to reach” sector. But studies have shown that existing multifamily affordable buildings are a vast source of energy efficiency potential for utilities, and can help maintain housing affordability, reduce pollution, and create healthier more comfortable living environments for residents. EEFA’s new “Program Design Guide: Energy Efficiency Programs in Multifamily Affordable Housing” identifies 12 best practices for policymakers, regulators, and program administrators to effectively increase the energy efficiency of multifamily affordable housing.
Potential for Energy Savings
EEFA’s new “Potential for Energy Savings” study shows that making affordable housing more energy efficient is cost-effective and achievable. Energy efficiency programs in multifamily affordable housing could cut electricity usage by as much as 32 percent and natural gas by 24 percent in the studied states. Making affordable rental housing more energy efficient reduces energy consumption, maintains housing affordability, reduces pollution, and creates healthier and more comfortable living environments for families.

Issues

Energy efficiency can make housing affordable and healthy for low-income families. Learn why it's important that all of us, regardless of income-level, have access to energy efficient homes ...
Building owners need access to the right information and tools. Learn about policies and programs that help owners save energy and money ...
Leading states and utilities are demonstrating best practices across the nation. See how apartment buildings can maximize their tremendous energy savings potential through successful program design ...
Scaling up energy efficiency in multifamily housing requires incorporating financing strategies. Learn about successful financing models for this sector ...
Rules matter. Some states lead the way with smart regulations and policy, boosting the energy efficiency of multifamily housing. Understand how more states are signing on ...
The CPP provides an opportunity to secure new funding sources for energy efficiency investments in affordable housing, which will benefit residents, building owners, and low-income communities....

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