Entries by Nicole Klosterman

GC-PACE Launched

Energy Alliance and Port Authority launch GC-PACE As part of its partnership with the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority (Port Authority) to develop a suite of energy-related economic development programs, the Energy Alliance announced the launch of the new GC-PACE Program. GC-PACE is an exciting new tool that can be used to finance energy […]

Forest Park Surpasses Milestone

Brings savings to over one hundred homeowners with Residential Energy Efficiency Program Forest Park’s Residential Energy Efficiency Program surpassed its community goal of completing over 100 Home Energy Upgrades through the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance’s (Energy Alliance’s) Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® Program. The City of Forest Park has partnered with the Energy Alliance since […]

Energy Tip: Fall DIY Check List

1. Replace Furnace Air Filter Make sure your furnace is ready to work! Start the cold season with a clean air filter and do the research about your system to find out how often your filters should be changed or cleaned to keep your furnace working efficiently and to maintain healthy indoor air quality. Now […]

5 Ways to Beat the Heat

Summer is here and it’s shaping up to be hot. It’s tempting to crank up the AC, but getting a higher energy bill can be a real strain on the wallet. Resist the urge to blast the cold air, and try some cost effective cool down tricks. You can easily cut your energy bills without […]

Energy Alliance Named Nonprofit of the Year!

We are very excited to share some very big news. The Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce has named the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance the Nonprofit Organization of the Year (1-40 employees) for 2013 through the Small Business Excellence Awards. Three years from our founding, we consider this award a great honor, and look forward to continuing […]

Building Cincinnati’s Art Community with Manifest Gallery

Energy efficiency might not always be visible, but it can be tangible. When building performance improvement measures (like the installation of central air conditioning) help to transform a space, energy efficiency becomes visible. In the case of the Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center (Manifest), the results of their building performance improvements are certainly felt. […]

Energy Tip: Windows Dressed for Success

You have probably already switched over your wardrobe to the lighter, sheerer threads of summer. It’s time to think about how to best dress your windows. When planning a summer wardrobe for your windows, sheers might look appealing, but they are not a practical choice. It’s hard to generalize about the energy performance of draperies, […]