New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
Trenton, New Jersey
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Efficiency Program Delivery
New Jersey Board of Public Utilities is a state agency with authority to oversee regulated utilities. NJBPU generated 1,591 single-family Home Performance with ENERGY STAR projects through low-interest financing and incentives, leading to an annual savings of more than 55,000 MMBtu. Key 2020 accomplishments include:
- Providing almost $11 million to contractors and customers through incentives and loan interest rate buydown amounts for Home Performance with ENERGY STAR projects.
- Boosting marketing efforts by reimbursing 50 percent of advertising costs paid by contractors in the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program, leading to more than $280,000 in reimbursements for 116 ads throughout the year.
- Performing 188 HPwES quality assurance inspections, using workplace health and safety guidelines and protocols established in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Rebating over 7 million ENERGY STAR lighting products and nearly 30,000 ENERGY STAR certified appliances.