Oncor

Dallas, Texas

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence

As a regulated electric utility, Oncor operates the largest distribution and transmission system in Texas, delivering power to approximately 3 million homes and businesses in urban, rural, and suburban areas of the state. Oncor is receiving ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence recognition for its continuous commitment to the ENERGY STAR New Homes program and the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR (HPwES) program. Key 2011 accomplishments include:

 

·         Sponsoring the construction of approximately 1,500 ENERGY STAR certified single-family homes, which will yield an estimated 3.6 MW and more than 4 million kWh of annual energy savings.

·         Launching an aggressive ENERGY STAR Version 2.5 pilot program to prepare the market for transitioning to ENERGY STAR Version 3 in 2012, and revising all training courses and online resource kits to include updated Version 3 information, cost savings, and benefits messaging.

·         Training more than 160 realtors on the benefits of ENERGY STAR certified homes, for a total of more than 1,000 real estate agents and realtors educated to become champions for ENERGY STAR.

·         Sponsoring the improvement of approximately 1,000 homes through HPwES, thereby realizing more than 1,000 kW and 1.02 MW in energy savings.

·         Recruiting and training nearly 20 new HPwES contractors in 2011.

·         Achieving a high satisfaction rate with customers; upon surveying customers that participated in Oncor's HPwES program, 98 percent of respondents would recommend the program to a friend and would recommend their contractor to a friend.