The Next Nexus: Exemplary Programs That Save Energy and Improve Health

Research Report H1802


Ronald Denson, Jr. and Sara Hayes


ACEEE’s Health and Energy Linked (HELP) Awards recognize programs that simultaneously improve human health and save energy. This report highlights the six exemplary programs chosen by a panel of expert advisors to receive the first awards. Case studies describe funding, communities served, and the energy efficiency measures used to improve the health and safety of building occupants. The report then widens out to analyze common practices and trends in a range of exemplary programs across the country. For a summary of findings, watch the webinar: