The National Electrical Contractors Association is committed to ensuring its member contractors are prepared in serving building owners and users with energy-efficient, innovative alternatives to traditional building methods. To support this initiative, NECA’s national office is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council. The USGBC is a non-profit organization committed to expanding sustainable building practices.

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Building Energy Audits. As leaders in all aspects of electrical construction, NECA Boston contractors are skilled in conducting building energy audits that detail a building energy’s usage. Our member contractors can provide a Total Energy Management checklist to help owners analyze the best energy options, materials fixtures and controls to minimize waste and maximize efficiency.

The Installation of Energy Efficient Systems. Over 40 percent of what LEED® certification covers is the work that electrical contractors perform, including atmosphere and lighting control, on-site renewable energy generation and management, construction materials and lighting component selection, and light-pollution reduction. This means that when an owner decides to meet LEED® certification requirements, the electrical contractor will likely have the most influence on the project’s success.

NECA Boston member contractors to become adept in meeting LEED® certification for new construction, auditing and retrofitting existing buildings to improve efficiency and installing renewable energy technologies safely and efficiently.