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Benefits of Membership

Membership Benefits for Affiliates
Equipment Manufacturers and Vendors, Engineers, Architects, and Energy Consultants, and Non-profit organizations

The Energy Solutions Center (ESC) promotes the deployment of energy efficient natural gas solutions by developing innovative partnerships between energy utilities, equipment vendors and manufacturers, and energy customers.

The Center produces a wide range of educational, technical, and marketing materials and tools that enhance the efforts of energy utility reps to retain and grow gas load, or to promote conservation and efficiency. It is the only organization dedicated exclusively to the marketing, sales, and customer support needs of energy utilities that distribute natural gas.

The ESC programs and initiatives are directed and managed by member companies and focus on improving the competitiveness, productivity, reliability, efficiency, and comfort of residential, commercial, and industrial energy users.

Manufacturers and vendors of natural gas equipment and related systems to conserve energy, along with engineers, architects, energy consultants, and non-profit organizations have the opportunity to formally participate in the Center as affiliate members with annual dues set at $1500 per year. The annual membership fee includes:

*Registration at all 3 Technology and Market Assessment Forums for your entire staff. These forums are open to members only. You will interact with the Sales and Marketing Managers of dozens of energy utility companies and public gas systems. Affiliate members are encouraged to make presentations to the membership at 1 TMAF each year. Affiliate members can set up table top displays at TMAFs free of charge, and also receive the attendance list with full contact information.

  • Eligibility to join and participate in market-focused "consortia" which produce the bulk of the Center’s tools, resources, and products. Each Consortium focuses on a specific market niche.
  • Inexpensive ways to help you produce marketing materials;
  • Access to the Center’s electronic tools and websites; Formal recognition and identification in the ESC website’s Equipment Manufacturers Directory, the most comprehensive database of gas equipment manufacturers and vendors on the web!
  • Opportunity to have your successful case study or installation published in Gas Technology, Natural Living, or Energy Solutions for Commercial Buildings customer magazine;
  • Assistance in finding partners and co-funding to increase your customer success;
  • Access to the Center’s technical and marketing expertise and resources;
  • Opportunities to participate in ESC workshops, seminars, and webinars which help you promote your products directly to enduse customers.

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Membership Benefits for Energy Utilities

The Energy Solutions Center (ESC) leverages the limited amount of personnel, funding, and resources that utilities can dedicate to marketing, sales, conservation/efficiency, and customer support. The Center promotes innovative marketing partnerships between energy utilities, equipment vendors and manufacturers, and energy customers.

The Center produces a wide range of educational, technical, and marketing materials and tools that enhance the efforts of energy utility reps to retain and grow gas load, or to promote conservation and efficiency. It is the only organization dedicated exclusively to the marketing, sales, and customer support needs of energy utilities that distribute natural gas.

The ESC programs and initiatives are directed and managed by member companies and focus on improving the competitiveness, productivity, reliability, efficiency, and comfort of residential, commercial, and industrial energy users.

Energy utilities have the opportunity to formally participate in the Center as corporate members with annual dues calculated on gas sales volume. Annual can be as minimal as $1000 for very small systems, and ranges upwards of $30,000 for the largest utility members. The annual membership fee includes:

  • Registration at all 3 Technology and Market Assessment Forums for your entire staff. These forums are open to members only. You will interact with the Sales and Marketing Managers of dozens of energy utility companies and public gas systems as well as 20-30 equipment manufacturers and vendors. You will be introduced to new marketing ideas and energy strategies to the benefit of your sales staff and customer;
  • Eligibility to join and participate in market-focused "consortia" which produce the bulk of the Center’s tools, resources, and products. Each Consortium focuses on a specific market niche.
  • Inexpensive ways to help you produce marketing materials;
  • Access to the Center’s electronic tools and websites
  • Opportunity to have your successful case study published in Gas Technology, Natural Living, or Energy Solutions for Commercial Buildings customer magazine;
  • Assistance in finding partners and co-funding to increase your customer success;
  • Access to the Center’s technical and marketing expertise and resources;
  • Opportunities for ESC to conduct workshops, seminars, and webinars without charge in your service territory for your staff or customers.