NH CORE Energy Efficiency Team
Manchester, New Hampshire
ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year
NH CORE Energy Efficiency Team is a multi-utility energy efficiency service provider that includes Liberty Utilities; New Hampshire Electric Cooperative, Inc.; Public Service Company of New Hampshire; and Unitil Energy Systems, Inc. It is implementing the New Hampshire ENERGY STAR Homes program in conjunction with GDS Associates, Horizon Residential Energy Services, the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission, and the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of New Hampshire. NH CORE Energy Efficiency Team is receiving ENERGY STAR recognition for its successful implementation of the ENERGY STAR Certified Homes program. Key 2013 accomplishments include:
- Certifying more than 6,000 ENERGY STAR homes over the last decade, and providing incentives to more than 550 homes in 2013, while growing from an initial two percent of market share to 20 percent in 2012.
- Sending more than 300,000 NHSaves catalogs to residential customers featuring the New Hampshire ENERGY STAR Certified Homes program and ENERGY STAR certified products.
- Holding 10 energy code training sessions that included a module on building to ENERGY STAR guidelines. More than 400 builders, homeowners, real estate agents, HVAC contractors, and other industry professionals attended.