New Jersey Board of Public Utilities

Trenton, New Jersey

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


The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) is an agency overseeing the state’s Clean Energy Program. In 2021, the NJBPU incentivized more than 3,200 ENERGY STAR® certified homes and apartments, for a cumulative total exceeding 84,000 residential units since joining the program in 2001. Key 2021 accomplishments include:

  • Recruiting 25 new participating ENERGY STAR builders, an increase of 12% over 2020.
  • Holding more than 80 Clean Energy Program webinars that covered a variety residential construction and building science topics, including ENERGY STAR content, reaching more than 3,300 consumers.
  • Promoting ENERGY STAR to help New Jersey reach its 2050 zero carbon emissions goal and retooling its web content to better inform prospective buyers about energy-efficient homes.
  • Saving nearly 53,000 million BTU annually by supporting the construction of high-performance ENERGY STAR certified homes instead of code-built homes.
  • Achieving lifetime greenhouse gas emissions savings equal to removing more than 646,000 passenger vehicles from the road for one year, cumulatively since 2001.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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