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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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%.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
University Park, Maryland, Plans to STEP Into New Communities
Read how University Park is expanding into surrounding communities with its rebranded "STEP" program.
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.
Energize New York Harnesses the Power of Community
Read about the keys to Energize New York's energy upgrade success.
Innovative Home Tours Help Homeowners Understand Energy Savings
Read how California homeowners are learning about energy efficiency by touring demonstration homes.
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.
Honeymoons Lead to Upgrades in Western Vermont
Read how NeighborWorks of Western Vermont used a payment holiday to spur energy upgrades.
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.
Residents Learn to Open Their Doors to Energy Efficiency
Read about BetterBuildings for Michigan's efforts to increase homeowner awareness through neighborhood sweeps.
Making an Impact on Energy Use in Illinois
Read how Energy Impact Illinois is helping multifamily building owners increase energy efficiency.
Better Buildings Partners Gather to Plan for the Future
Read about the October 2011 Business of Energy Efficiency Workshop.
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.
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.
Program Offers New Spin on Traditional Marketing
Read about Community Power Works' unique approaches to marketing energy efficiency upgrades.
Public Displays of Efficiency
Learn how our partners are publicly displaying energy efficiency savings.
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.
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.
Financing Tool Fits the Bill
Learn how our partners are using on-bill financing to help homeowners pay for energy efficiency upgrades.
LA County Makeover Contest Attracts More Than Just Winners
Read about the results of the LA County's energy makeover contest.
Massachusetts Captures Home Energy Waste
Read how the Massachusetts DOER used thermal imaging to show homeowners opportunities to improve energy efficiency in their homes.
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.
Read more stories from Better Buildings partners
Read the success stories coming out of the Beacon Communities Project in New Hampshire, where home and business owners are living and working more comfortably following energy efficiency upgrades.
Read success stories about San Diego homeowners who are lowering their energy use by working with the California Center for Sustainable Energy.
Read how energy efficiency upgrades made the Williams family's home more comfortable in both summer and winter thanks to Clean Energy Works Oregon.
From warmer winters to remedied mold problems read customer stories about homeowners who have benefitted from undertaking upgrades through Community Power Works.
Learn how Denver, Colorado, home and business owners are achieving energy savings using Denver Energy Challenge's interactive Denver Ripple Map.
Discover the stories and watch the videos of homeowners reaping the benefits of Energize Bedford in Bedford, New York.
Read several success stories detailing how energy efficiency upgrades have benefitted residential high-rises, a bed-and-breakfast, an automobile parts manufacturing facility, and more.
Explore the success stories of happy EnergySmart Colorado homeowners living in Eagle County, Colorado.
As part of Wisconsin Energy Efficiency, Green Madison in Madison, Wisconsin, shares client testimonials on everything from the assessment experience to the rebate offerings.
Check out the success stories offered online by the Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) in Charlottesville, Virginia. Homeowners who have completed upgrades through LEAP also provide recommendations and participate in video interviews.
Read about the many satisfied New Orleans locals who have achieved greater energy efficiency through the NOLA WISE program in Louisiana.
Learn how neighborhood "Residential Energy Champions" in Bainbridge Island, Washington, are taking steps to achieve increased comfort, health, and safety in their homes.
Like RePower Bainbridge, RePower Bremerton features its own "Residential Energy Champions," including a success story of a real family that reduced its home's heat loss by 50 percent.