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Author: U.S. Department of Energy
Publication Date: 2017

This presentation includes examples of 16 programs' creative marketing materials.  The Better Buildings Residential Network held a March Madness tournament to find the most creative residential energy efficiency messages during March Peer Exchange Calls. Sixteen marketing campaigns were featured in a bracket challenge on the calls, and participants made their picks. Residential Network member the Fuel Fund of Maryland was chosen as the winning message for its Watt Watchers campaign.

Author: U.S. Department of Energy
Publication Date: 2016

This peer exchange call summary focused on best practices for building and maintaining a robust contractor network.

Author: U.S. Department of Energy
Publication Date: 2014

This case study discusses Denver Energy Challenge's adjustment from focusing on door-to-door outreach to an energy advisor model that allowed customers to receive one on one support throughout the home energy upgrade process.

Author: U.S. Department of Energy
Publication Date: 2014

This summary from a Better Buildings Residential Network peer exchange call focused on using social media for long-term branding and marketing.

Author: Xcel Energy
Publication Date: 2013

Flier that summarizes energy efficiency financing offered by Xcel Energy's financing partners.

Author: U.S. Department of Energy
Publication Date: 2013

This peer exchange call summary focused on tracking and using data to support revenue streams.

Author: Elizabeth Babcock, City and County of Denver, Colorado
Publication Date: 2012

This presentation highlights key plan elements that helped a Denver energy efficiency program reorient toward success.

Partnering with Utilities Part 1 -- Successful Partnerships and Lessons from the Field
Author: Jennifer Clymer, ICF International; Philip LaMay, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; Christian Williss, Denver, Colorado; Sharon Procopio, Denver, Colorado
Publication Date: 2011
Presentation, Media, Transcript

This webcast served as a roundtable for communities to describe successful partnerships between local governments and utilities that enabled the local governments to implement new clean energy programs or enhance existing ones.