CenterPoint Energy

Houston, Texas


Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Efficiency Program Delivery

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CenterPoint Energy is a transmission and distribution utility serving 2.5 million customers. In 2019, CenterPoint Energy incentivized the construction of more than 3,100 ENERGY STAR certified homes, for a total of 109,000 since joining the program in 2001. Key 2019 accomplishments include:

  • Increasing incentives offered for ENERGY STAR certified homes by 75 percent over those offered in 2018.
  • Distributing more than 11,000 educational pamphlets to homebuyers to drive traffic to the ENERGY STAR website and implementing a cost-effective digital marketing strategy that increased social media impressions by 42 percent over 2018 levels.
  • Educating industry stakeholders through the Greater Houston Builders Association with seminars and forums on better building practices, International Energy Conservation Code changes and ENERGY STAR program updates.
  • Adding a new incentive for energy rating companies to increase engagement with the ENERGY STAR program.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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