Residential Retrofit Working Group

SEE Action’s Residential Retrofit Working Group aims to accelerate the establishment of a self-sustaining home energy upgrade industry by providing key information on successful practices in residential energy efficiency policy and program design to state and local policymakers, building owners and contractors. Learn more about Residential Energy Efficiency


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Work Products

Outlines existing barriers that challenge progress toward achieving all cost-effective residential energy efficiency retrofits.
Provides state and local policymakers with information on successful approaches to the design and implementation of residential efficiency programs for households ineligible for low-income programs.
Provides detailed program design and implementation guides to help entities choose successful efficiency programs with funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
Summarizes discussions and recommendations from a forum for practitioners and policymakers aiming to strengthen residential energy efficiency program design and delivery for middle income households.
Provides a comprehensive review of a wide range of problems and inconsistencies in current cost-effectiveness test practices, and recommends a range of best practices to address them
This Guide is designed to help state and local policymakers to take full advantage of new policy developments by providing them with a comprehensive set of tools to support launching or accelerating residential energy efficiency programs.
Highlights road-tested strategies, resources, and tools states can use to adopt cost-effective energy efficiency and clean energy programs for their buildings, facilities, and operations.
Provides information about energy efficiency, explains how utility and state investment in energy efficiency helps consumers, and describes what to expect from utility or state efficiency programs.