A Strategic Simulation Briefing Book - HDF: Housing Development ...
34 MANY NEW ENGLAND HOUSEHOLDS HAVE NOT taken even basic efficiency measures • 48% of households say their home is “too drafty” at least some of the time in winter • 54% of households have not installed weatherstripping • 21% of households report that their home is poorly insulated • Only 37% of households have a programmable thermostat • Only 5% of households have had an energy audit • 26% of households rely on heating equipment that is 10 or more years old Appliance Households with Energy Star Refrigerator 41% Dishwasher 57% Clothes washer 41% Source: Analysis of 2009 Residential Energy Consumption data for CT, RI, NH, VT and ME
35 EFFICIENCY GOALS FOR CONNECTICUT • Proposed 2012 residential efficiency programs base budget of $30.6 million • “Increased savings scenario” would roughly double budgets and pursue goal of weatherizing 80% of CT homes by 2030 (roughly 58,000 homes per year) • Connecticut has been trending in a positive direction, but still must almost double its highest annual number of participants to achieve its stated goals. Source: 2012 Electric and Natural Gas Conservation and Load Management Plan
85 PARTNER WITH TRUSTED MESSENGERS
87 incentives • Multiple programs
89 Setting up “multiple touches