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