Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
Energy Efficiency Program Delivery
CenterPoint Energy is an electric transmission and distribution utility serving the greater Houston area. A partner since 2001, CenterPoint Energy is receiving ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence recognition for its longstanding and comprehensive support of the ENERGY STAR Certified Homes program. Key 2014 accomplishments include:
- Supporting the construction of almost 4,000 ENERGY STAR certified homes, saving more than 23,800 megawatt hours and contributing to a total of more than 130,000 certified homes built since 2001.
- Increasing radio spots by 133 percent since 2013, print ads by 71 percent with circulation to 79,000 consumers, and securing 30 radio spots on Pandora with over 700,000 impressions.
- Holding a variety of training classes focusing on HVAC quality installation and facilitating six sessions for builder sales staff, attended by more than 75 professionals, on using ENERGY STAR in sales and marketing.
- Encouraging builder partners to leverage the ENERGY STAR brand by providing free marketing collateral such as yard signs, door mats, and brochures, along with increased outdoor advertising.