A Strategic Simulation Briefing Book - HDF: Housing Development ...
30 CONNECTICUT IS SEEN AS A STRONG PERFORMER in energy efficiency • ACEEE scorecard ranks Connecticut 8 th in the nation on overall energy efficiency performance • SOME ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT, PER ACEEE: • CT scored 12 out of a possible 20 points for “Utility and Public Benefits Fund Efficiency Programs and Policies” • Scored 5.5 out of a possible 7 points for “Building Energy Code”
31 Residential efficiency programming in ct - Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund • HOME ENERGY SOLUTIONS PROGRAM AND LOW-INTEREST FINANCING • “Core Services” – contractor performs energy assessment and direct installation of basic efficiency measures in residences (air sealing, CFL install, low-flow showerheads and aerators); incentives offered for further upgrades. Fee is charged; waived for income-qualifying customers. • “Home Performance” – assistance with and rebates for deeper wholehouse retrofits or major upgrades. Low-cost financing available through Connecticut Housing Investment Fund (CHIF); rates of 2.99% – 4.99% (0% for insulation measures) • RETAIL DISCOUNTS ON EFFICIENT PRODUCTS • MULTI FAMILY HOUSING INITIATIVE • RESIDENTIAL NEW CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM • CONNECTICUT EFFICIENT HEALTHY HOMES INITIATIVE FOR LOWER-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS
81 Other messaging strategies • G
83 Targeted marketing and outreach
85 PARTNER WITH TRUSTED MESSENGERS
87 incentives • Multiple programs
89 Setting up “multiple touches