Energize Connecticut in partnership with Eversource Energy and AVANGRID

Orange, Connecticut


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

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Energize Connecticut, in partnership with Eversource Energy and AVANGRID, is a statewide energy efficiency initiative administered by the electric and gas utilities Eversource Energy and AVANGRID Inc. and subsidiaries United Illuminating, Southern Connecticut Gas and Connecticut Natural Gas. Energize Connecticut delivered innovative ENERGY STAR solutions to all customers. Key 2019 accomplishments include:

  • Promoting ENERGY STAR certified heating, cooling and water heating equipment through independent and big box retailers, manufacturers, equipment distributors and contractors, reaching 95 percent of heating and water heating distributors in Connecticut and providing incentives for nearly 27,000 units.
  • Providing incentives for more than 220 ENERGY STAR certified homes and apartments, achieving energy savings of more than two million kilowatt hours (kWh).
  • Continuing to be a leader in the number of homes impacted through Home Performance with ENERGY STAR by improving approximately 6,600 single-family and 2,350 multifamily residences. Adopting the Home Energy Score so that improvements can better be recognized by the real estate market.
  • Providing funding, engineering evaluations, access to energy data and technical support to enable customers to track energy performance in Portfolio Manager® and obtain ENERGY STAR certification.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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