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 long-standing and comprehensive support of the ENERGY STAR Certified Homes program. Key 2015 accomplishments include:
- Supporting the construction of almost 3,500 ENERGY STAR certified homes, saving more than 26,400 megawatt hours (MWh), and contributing to a total of over 140,000 certified homes.
- Conducting a large regional ENERGY STAR advertising campaign that promoted the benefits of choosing an ENERGY STAR home, which included securing 30 radio spots on Pandora with more than 710,000 impressions and generating more than 10,000 page views on the company’s consumer-facing web site.
- Holding training classes specializing in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) quality installation for 39 participants, and presenting the ENERGY STAR Sales Training to local builders and more than 75 of their sales staff.
- Encouraging builder partners to leverage the ENERGY STAR brand by providing free marketing collateral such as yard signs, door mats, and brochures, along with sponsoring local Home Builders Association events.