Innovations in Processes to Accelerate Home Upgrade Programs

Achieving energy savings goals and improving customer and contractor satisfaction while staying cost-effective makes managing home energy upgrade programs challenging. DOE’s Home Upgrade Program Accelerator is working with program administrators to identify strategies that overcome challenges and achieve better results. The Arizona Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program completed process improvements that improved contractor satisfaction and deceased quality assurance labor while achieving program goals and cost-effectiveness.  Build It Green is implementing software improvements to their utility program's online rebate applications portal to accelerate data processing.