Illinois Home Performance receives the EPA’s 2015 Partner of the Year Award

Congratulations to our Illinois Home Performance team and our partners!

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized the Illinois Energy & Recycling Office at the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) with a 2015 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award for its work on the Illinois Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program. DCEO’s accomplishments will be recognized in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2014.

DCEO sponsors Illinois Home Performance, a statewide program coordinated by MEEA that helps Illinois homeowners improve the comfort, safety, value, and efficiency of their homes. To date, Illinois Home Performance has awarded Silver and Gold Certificates of Completion to over 5,100 Illinois homeowners. The program has also trained hundreds of home performance contractors in advanced building science and has educated hundreds of real estate professionals about the value of energy efficiency in Illinois homes.

MEEA's staff accept the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award in Washington, DC.

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