Chicago, Illinois

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


ComEd is an electric utility in Northern Illinois. ComEd maintains robust programs for all customers while expanding its focus to ensure that more lower income residential customers and hard-to-reach business customers benefit from ENERGY STAR certified products. Key 2019 accomplishments include:

  • Facilitating the installation of nearly 9,400 ENERGY STAR certified central air conditioners and heat pumps, including 400 units designated as ENERGY STAR Most Efficient, through a network of 700 contractors, each trained and educated on the benefits of ENERGY STAR.
  • Working with an expanded network of retailers to sell more than 4.7 million ENERGY STAR certified lighting products and 19,700 certified appliances, with enhanced incentives offered in stores designated income eligible.
  • Incorporating ENERGY STAR certified appliances, fixtures and windows into the construction of 620 affordable housing units across ten projects that yielded more than two million kilowatt hours (kWh) in energy savings for income-eligible customers.
  • Continuing to increase customer benchmarking of commercial and multi-family buildings through its Energy Usage Data System software that provides required energy information to nearly 8,800 buildings.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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