Chicago, Illinois

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


ComEd is an electric utility. ComEd maintained a diverse portfolio of ENERGY STAR programs for all customers while striving to support development of affordable housing, and to ensure efficient products reach low- and moderate-income households and small businesses and organizations in underserved communities. Key 2020 accomplishments include:

  • Expanding its income-eligible retail products program beyond the big box retail stores by adding over 100 new small, local retailers. More than 100,000 ENERGY STAR certified air purifiers, dehumidifiers, and other products and 1.2 million certified LEDs and fixtures are estimated to be sold through stores serving lower income customers.
  • Constructing and renovating more than 800 housing units through their Affordable Housing New Construction Program, generating 1,777,000 kilowatt hours of energy savings for income-eligible customers.
  • Incentivizing use of ENERGY STAR commercial products in small businesses, nonprofit organizations, and public buildings in distressed communities.
  • Increasing customer benchmarking of commercial and multi-family buildings through its Energy Usage Data System software that provides required energy information to over 9,200 buildings.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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