Conservation Consultants, Inc.

We are looking for nominations for our Conservation Luminary Award.

CCI created the Conservation Luminary Award to recognize an individual who, through professional or volunteer work, has made a significant impact on residential energy efficiency, home performance and/or home health, especially in low income communities of western Pennsylvania.


"Solving the Regional Home Energy Efficiency Challenge – A RoadMap for the Southwestern Pennsylvania Region" -- Read about the significant opportunity to improve the state of housing stock in Southwestern PA. In this ReEnergize Pittsburgh Coalition white paper.

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We are proud to announce the launch of our new program designed to address health, comfort and safety in the home.

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85% of families across the country struggle with reduced quality of life due to poor home performance.


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Energy Auditor using a Blower Door to Measure Building TightnessFind out how CCI can help you improve your comfort and beat high utility bills with an energy audit performed by one of our highly experienced BPI-certified auditors. We'll show you precisely where your home is costing you money and how you can make it more comfortable.

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Utilities offer a variety of programs and services designed to assist low-income customers to better afford their bills. CCI provides an assortment of services designed to meet the needs of public utilities ranging from program administration and marketing to home energy audits and the distribution of conservation kits.


Building as a Teaching Tool is CCI's nationally recognized program that uses the CCI Center as an education instrument. Touring the CCI Center and participating in hands-on demonstrations, students and adults alike learn how we can use energy and resources more efficiently.
The CCI Center

Learn Ways to Save Energy, Reduce Costs and Improve Your Comfort with Conservation Consultants of Pittsburgh

We're Conservation Consultants, leading the way to an energy efficient future since 1978.

Based in Pittsburgh's historic South Side, Conservation Consultants, Inc. (CCI) is a non-profit organization that helps western PA families and businesses to GetEnergySmarter. Our utility and energy audit services show homeowners and businesses how to save money and energy all while improving comfort and safety. Our home, the CCI Center is a living laboratory that explores an energy future where people and buildings work in harmony to use energy wisely and even produce energy from renewable sources. CCI's education programs enlighten students and adults in everything from the simple ways we can all save energy, through renewable energy.

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PUC Holds Hearings on Revenue Decoupling
As Pennsylvania moves toward a third phase of its Act 129 Energy Efficiency programs, utilities have been examining their rate structures.  In a world where utilities need to help their customers use less energy, the traditional fee-for-use model no longer makes financial sense – for utilities, that is.  The PA Public Utilities Commission heard testimony this month from utilities, energy efficiency advocacy groups, and other stakeholders in their goal to create a fair, effective, and viable utility rate structure for Pennsylvanians.
Now that spring is upon us, so is the return of the dampness in your basement that may have let up over the relatively drier winter months. If you run a dehumidifier to keep your basement dry, then it is good to know that it can add significantly to your electric bill, easily $25-50 per month if run daily. Using it in the
best ways possible can yield significant savings, while still keeping your basement dry:
Supreme Court Hits Pause on the Clean Power Plan
Since the release of the Clean Power Plan (CPP) last year, there has been a heated debate over the EPA's authority to enforce emissions reduction
plans on the state level. These unresolved disputes have led the Supreme Court to issue an unexpected stay on the Plan. CPP implementation has
been paused, not overturned, but this decision gives the Plan's opponents a chance to gain some ground in their fight. 
House Bill 965 Could Undo the DEP’s Clean Power Plan Progress
Pennsylvania is one of the few states making significant progress toward developing a State Implementation Plan as part of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan.  Governor Wolf and the DEP hope to have a final plan submitted to the EPA by the September deadline.  However, there is a bill in the works right now that could bring all of the DEP’s progress to a halt and put Pennsylvania at risk for being assigned a Federal plan by the EPA.