On-Bill Financing Brings Lenders and Homeowners on Board
Read how Clean Energy Works’ partnership with a nonprofit community development financial institution resulted in an unprecedented number of upgrades in a short period of time.
Program Finds Community “Readiness” is the Key to More Retrofits
Read how BetterBuildings for Michigan facilitated more than 11,000 home energy upgrades using a “readiness scale” to determine each community’s readiness to make energy upgrades.
Equipment Lease Program Breaks Down Barriers for Cincinnati Contractors
Read how the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance (GCEA) helped jump-start the region’s home performance contracting market by removing a common barrier to entry for contractors.
Energy Advisors Help Homeowners Go the Extra Mile
Read how Denver Energy Challenge significantly improved assessment-to-upgrade conversion rates by enlisting energy advisors focused on helping customers through each step of the home upgrade process.
Air-Sealing Program Drives Maine Home Energy Savings Through the Roof
Read how Efficiency Maine's statewide Residential Direct Install program not only helped homeowners undertake air sealing measures to improve their homes' efficiency, but opened the door to deeper upgrades.
Energy Impact Illinois Learns That Parties Sell Upgrades
Read how Energy Impact Illinois brought together Chicago homeowners, neighbors, and friends through a "house party" initiative to drive demand for energy efficiency upgrades.
In the City of Brotherly Love, Sharing Know-How Leads to Sustainability
Read how Philadelphia EnergyWorks helped sustain future programs by sharing marketing insights and program data with a local utility partner.
Data-Driven Mailing Helps Heat Up Untapped Seattle Market
Read how Community Power Works in Seattle, Washington, used a direct mail strategy to break through to the city's local untapped market—owners of oil-heated homes.
It's Academic: BetterBuildings for Michigan Partners With University to Reach Employees
Read how BetterBuildings for Michigan expanded its reach by initiating a semester-long, employer-assisted partnership with Grand Valley State University.
LaborWorks Provides Vermont Contractors With Help When They Need It
Read how this Vermont partner established a nonprofit temporary labor pool to assist professional contractors during busy periods when they couldn't keep up with demand.