Chicago, Illinois

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


ComEd is an electric utility. ComEd offered a broad range of ENERGY STAR® programs to encourage energy efficiency across all customer segments, while expanding access to ENERGY STAR products for low-income, distressed community, and small business customers. Key 2021 accomplishments include:

  • Upgrading an estimated 1,900 income-eligible single-family homes and 8,500 multifamily units with more than $8 million in incentives for ENERGY STAR certified products including LEDs, smart thermostats, water heaters, refrigerators, freezers, and central and room air conditioners.
  • Engaging nearly 700 contractors and 27 distributors in the promotion of ENERGY STAR certified central air conditioners and air source heat pumps, resulting in the installation of nearly 4,200 units—more than a quarter of units designated ENERGY STAR Most Efficient.
  • Constructing and renovating nearly 600 housing units through its Affordable Housing New Construction Program, generating 1,777,000 kilowatt hours of energy savings for income-eligible customers.
  • Conducting 66 ENERGY STAR Treasure Hunts through its Strategic Energy Management program, enrolling industrial customers in the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry, and encouraging participation in the ENERGY STAR Higher Education Benchmarking Initiative.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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