Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
Energy Efficiency Program Delivery
Efficiency Vermont is an advisor to electric utility customers offering energy-efficiency technical services and financial support, receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence recognition. Efficiency Vermont leveraged the ENERGY STAR home performance, products, and benchmarking platforms throughout the year, which enabled them to double their Vermont State Energy Management Program goals. Key 2018 accomplishments include:
- Launching an online appliance marketplace to help consumers purchase the most efficient ENERGY STAR certified appliances for their homes.
- Incorporating ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager metrics to benchmark, set goals, and measure progress throughout its portfolio of commercial building programs, which have improved the energy performance of every hospital and nearly all K-12 schools in Vermont.
- Promoting a “Home Energy Makeover” contest for Vermonters to compete to win a $5,000 incentive towards a Home Performance with ENERGY STAR (HPwES) project. This contest resulted in 28 video submissions, 25,600 Facebook clicks; and 2,300 unique website visits, resulting in 1.2 million total impressions.
- Launching a marketing campaign that resulted in 1,700 responses from customers requesting additional information about the HPwES program. This campaign tested multiple messages to determine the most effective for future marketing efforts.