Brian McKee

Brian identifies opportunities and manages programs with utility and implementation contractor clients throughout North America. He serves as a program manager, with a focus on ensuring our program team provides exceptional customer service and delivers savings. Brian has worked with AM Conservation Group clients such as Ameren Illinois, Georgia Power, ICF and many more, managing product, kit and online store programs.
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Recent Posts

Anatomy of a High-Performing Online Utility Marketplace

Posted by Brian McKee | 5/6/19 9:07 AM | 0 Comments

We’ve all been there before. We’ve found ourselves browsing the internet and come across a great-looking online store we simply couldn’t resist. We clicked around, browsed products, read descriptions and reviews, confidently added items to our cart and checked out. We smiled in satisfaction upon receiving an instant confirmation that our new purchase was being prepped for shipment right to our door. Throughout this whole process, we never stopped to take note of the intuitive and intelligent design that made our shopping experience so easy and delightful.


State-Led Appliance and Equipment Efficiency Standards

Posted by Brian McKee | 2/5/19 9:19 AM | 0 Comments

Appliance standards are a hot issue in our current energy efficiency landscape. According to the 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), states have historically led the way in establishing standards for appliances and other equipment. 


Creating a Thriving E-Commerce Business

Posted by Brian McKee | 1/17/18 11:00 AM | 0 Comments

Despite the solitary nature of online shopping, the steady rise of e-commerce is the click heard round the world. As the pace of shutting retail locations intensifies—the number of American retailers alone closing up shop has doubled this year—online shopping is picking up the slack.

While brick and mortar shops try to reinvent themselves, e-commerce business booms: Online shopping is predicted to grow 8 to 12 percent in 2017, up to three times higher than the growth rate of more traditional retail.


Landmark Energy Efficiency Initiative: How State Regulators Can Follow in the Footsteps of Maryland

Posted by Brian McKee | 10/18/17 11:33 AM | 0 Comments

The initial report on Maryland’s ambitious, seven-year, statewide energy-efficiency initiative is in. And the results are so glowing that the state legislature recently voted to extend the program until 2023. 

The EmPOWER Maryland Energy Efficiency Act, established in 2008, required that the state’s five largest electric utilities reduce electricity use per customer by 10 percent over seven years and slash per capita demand by 15 percent.