Michigan Saves' New Marketing PSAs Use Boxing to Solve “Energy Drama”

Read how the Michigan Saves Avoid Energy Drama marketing campaign is using boxing parody videos to help residents in the Great Lakes State become more energy efficient.
April 2014

Homeowners Go Deeper in the Heart of Texas and Save With Austin Energy

Learn how Austin Energy's Advanced Tier program has brought homeowners comfort and savings through a multistage process that involves home energy advocates and emphasized homeowner engagement.
January 2014

RePower Kitsap Helps S.T.A.R. Program Gain Momentum in Washington

Read how RePower Kitsap and other organizations are partnering to help Washington real estate professionals realize the benefits of selling energy efficiency to homeowners.
December 2013

Clean Energy Works Oregon Coordinates Energy Efficiency Efforts

Learn how Clean Energy Works Oregon is a one-stop shop for home energy upgrades and services by connecting residents to Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® qualified contractors.
October 2013

Community Power Works Is Building a More Efficient Seattle

Read about Community Power Works' efforts to provide Seattle a comprehensive energy efficiency upgrade program that combines outreach, financing, and incentives.
October 2013

RePower's Energy Dashboard Spurs Change on Bainbridge Island

Read how RePower Bainbridge and Positive Energy collaborated to develop dashboards that display real-time island electricity usage throughout the community of Bainbridge.
October 2013

Kansas City Completes Innovative Business Incubator

Read how EnergyWorks KC helped transform a once abandoned building in the city's urban core into a LEED® Gold certified and ENERGY STAR® qualified structure.

Los Angeles County's Green Idea House Achieves Efficient Goals

Read about Energy Upgrade California's role in the launch of the Green Idea House, an innovative whole-home upgrade project in Los Angeles County, California.
August 2013

Community Power Works' Success Opens Doors to its Future

Learn how Community Power Works is preparing for the next phase of the program with support from the City of Seattle's Office of Sustainability and Environment and Clean Energy Works.
August 2013

EI2 Insulation Helps Anxious Pooch Find Calm in the Storm

Meet Marshall, the wind-phobic dog that went from sleepless to snoring thanks to the basement insulation work of Energy Impact Illinois contractor, Anthony Stonis, and his crew.
July 2013

NOLA Wise Helps Spur Statewide Energy Efficiency Program

Learn how a recent policy decision by the Louisiana Public Service Commission is putting NOLA Wise back on track to help New Orleans homeowners save energy.
July 2013

RePower Bainbridge's "Final Boarding Call" Sets Sail for Success

Read about the success of RePower Bainbridge's creative approach to driving demand for home energy upgrades by offering a special, limited-time rebate to event participants.
July 2013

EnergyWorks KC's Training Programs Employ Local Workers

Learn how EnergyWorks KC's workforce training program successes are helping to place Kansas City, Missouri, contractors in "greener" jobs.
July 2013

Employee-Focused Structure Helps Produce Upgrades for Contractor

Read how Community Power Works' participating contractor, Progressive Building Solutions, is implementing model to help its employees feel connected to the company's success.
June 2013

Energy Upgrade California Drives Demand From Behind the Wheel

Read how the California Center for Sustainable Energy's Energy Upgrade California Roadshow took homeowner education on the road across the Golden State.
April 2013

Going Deeper in the Heart of Texas Helps Retired Officers Save

Learn how CPS Energy Savers in San Antonio, Texas, helped the local Army Residence Community achieve 15% energy savings in 200 single-family homes.
April 2013

Northern Virginia Residents Improve Their Homes' Energy With A Funding Boost

Read about the Local Energy Alliance's Northern Virginia Home Energy Makeover Contest that provided funding to homeowners ready to move forward with energy upgrades.
February 2013

Lowell, Massachusetts, Preserves Historic Home Through Energy Upgrades

Find out how installing energy upgrades to the historic home of artist James MacNeil Whistler will save energy and preserve art.
January 2013

Community Power Works Uses Housing Data to Make the Emerald City Even "Greener"

Read how Community Power Works in Seattle, Washington, used housing data to break through to a local untapped market—owners of oil-heated homes.
January 2013

New Bond Helps Toledo, Ohio, Expand Financing Pool

Learn about BetterBuildings Northwest Ohio Program's second bond that will help commercial building owners fund energy upgrades.
January 2013

Lowell, Massachusetts, Restaurant Exceeds Energy Savings Expectations

Read how BetterBuildings Lowell helped a family-owned restaurant in the city's historic district reduce its energy use by 41%.
December 2012

EnergyWorks Grabs Attention in Calm and Stormy Weather with Intuitive Ads

Read about EnergyWorks' phased marketing campaign that appeals to Philadelphia homeowners based on the current weather conditions.
October 2012

Strategic Financing Partnerships Help Jacksonville Program Take Loans From Buydown to Uptake

Find out how JEA successfully increased interest in its low-interest loan program beyond a short-term incentive.
September 2012

Energy Efficiency Upgrades Make a Big Difference to a Small Organization

Learn how Pemi Youth Center funded vital energy efficiency upgrades through the Plymouth BetterBuildings program.
September 2012

San Jose Partners With Established Community Groups to Win Over Homeowners

Read how Better Buildings Program San Jose engages homeowners by working with local groups already serving the community.
August 2012

California Homebuyers Find More Value in Energy-Efficient Labeled Homes

Read how Energy Upgrade California case studies have found that home buyers value houses with energy-efficient upgrades already installed. August 2012

Keep Customers—and Energy—From Slipping Through the Cracks

Learn how the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance's follow-up with interested customers leads to more completed upgrades.
July 2012

University Park, Maryland, Plans to STEP Into New Communities

Read how University Park is expanding into surrounding communities with its rebranded "STEP" program.
July 2012

Phoenix Overcomes Barriers and Energizes Homeowners to Make Upgrades

Learn how grants from Energize Phoenix encourage low-to-moderate income homeowners to complete energy upgrades.
June 2012

Energize New York Harnesses the Power of Community

Read about the keys to Energize New York's energy upgrade success.
May 2012

Innovative Home Tours Help Homeowners Understand Energy Savings

Read how California homeowners are learning about energy efficiency by touring demonstration homes.
May 2012

Indianapolis Offers a Lesson on Driving Demand

Learn how the Indianapolis EcoHouse Project refined its marketing approach to better motivate homeowners to implement energy efficiency upgrades.
April 2012

Honeymoons Lead to Upgrades in Western Vermont

Read how NeighborWorks of Western Vermont used a payment holiday to spur energy upgrades.
April 2012

Fayette County Training Makes All the Difference for Business Owner

Learn how the Fayette County Better Buildings Initiative helps business owners and contractors develop building science skills to improve homes through energy efficiency upgrades.
March 2012

Residents Learn to Open Their Doors to Energy Efficiency

Read about BetterBuildings for Michigan's efforts to increase homeowner awareness through neighborhood sweeps.
February 2012

Making an Impact on Energy Use in Illinois

Read how Energy Impact Illinois is helping multifamily building owners increase energy efficiency.
January 2012

Better Buildings Partners Gather to Plan for the Future

Read about the October 2011 Business of Energy Efficiency Workshop.
November 2011

Local Contractors Face an Enviable Challenge

Learn more about how Clean Energy Works and EnergySmart are meeting the high demand for energy efficiency upgrades in their communities.
November 2011

Low-Interest Rates Entice Philadelphians to Reach for the Stars

Learn how EnergyWorks in Philadelphia is using low-interest loan rates to incentivize homeowners to upgrade their homes.
November 2011

Program Offers New Spin on Traditional Marketing

Read about Community Power Works' unique approaches to marketing energy efficiency upgrades.
November 2011

Public Displays of Efficiency

Learn how our partners are publicly displaying energy efficiency savings.
November 2011

Omaha/Lincoln reEnergize Program

Learn how the reEnergize Program, with the help of community partners, designed an innovative energy efficiency upgrade program that benefits homes and businesses.
September 2011

Small Town Energy for University Park (STEP-UP)

Read how STEP-UP helped a family not only save money but also feel comfortable in their home again.
September 2011

Financing Tool Fits the Bill

Learn how our partners are using on-bill financing to help homeowners pay for energy efficiency upgrades.
July 2011

LA County Makeover Contest Attracts More Than Just Winners

Read about the results of the LA County's energy makeover contest.
July 2011

Massachusetts Captures Home Energy Waste

Read how the Massachusetts DOER used thermal imaging to show homeowners opportunities to improve energy efficiency in their homes.
July 2011

Missouri Entices With Rebates, Lends for the Long-Term

Learn how Missouri found the most successful way to reach farmers, its target audience for energy efficiency upgrades.
July 2011