Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
Energy Efficiency Program Delivery
CenterPoint Energy is an electric transmission and distribution utility serving the greater Houston area. An ENERGY STAR® 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 2016 accomplishments include:
- Supporting the construction of almost 4,000 ENERGY STAR certified homes, surpassing a total of more than 155,000 incentivized homes since 2001.
- Saving more than 40,000 megawatt hours (MWh), equivalent to the electricity use of more than 2,900 homes, and increasing demand savings of 18 percent compared to 2015 levels.
- Holding training classes focused on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) quality installation for more than 50 participants, and presenting the ENERGY STAR Sales Training to local builders and more than 45 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.