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									NEIGHBORHOOD ENERGY SAVER


 Vernon McQueen, Sr. DSM Specialist



 Edison Electric Institute Low-Income
               Workshop
NEIGHBORHOOD ENERGY SAVER

   Progress Energy Florida, a subsidiary of
    Progress Energy (NYSE:PGN) provides
    electricity to more than 1.5 million
    customers in Florida and serve a territory
    of over 20,000 square miles. Progress
    Energy is the 2006 recipient of the Edison
    Electric Institute’s Edison Award and the
    2005 recipient of the prestigious J.D.
    Power and Associates Founder’s Award
    for dedication, commitment and sustained
    improvement in customer service.
OBJECTIVES

   The Neighborhood Energy Saver was
    introduced in 2006 by Progress Energy
    Florida.
   The Goal of the Neighborhood Energy
    Saver is to assist families in low-income
    neighborhoods with escalating energy cost
    by implementing a comprehensive
    package of electric conservation measures
    at no cost to the customer.
OBJECTIVES CONT.

   In addition to the installation of
    conservation measures, an important
    component of this program is educating
    families on energy efficiency techniques
    and promotion of behavioral changes to
    help customers control their energy usage.
STRATEGIES

   The NES program uses a unique
    canvassing technique that employs a door
    to door implementation strategy with a
    coinciding informational and education
    communications campaign.
   Develop Partnerships
   Select Targeted Neighborhood
   Mass Market Approach
   Door to Door Canvass
   Installation of Measures and Education
POTENTIAL MEASURES INSTALLED

   Compact Fluorescent Lighting
   Water Heater Wrap and Pipe Installation
   HVAC Air Filters and Change Indicator
   Refrigerator Coil Brush
   Refrigerator Thermometers
   Water Heater Check/Adjustment
   HVAC Winterization Kit
   Infiltration-Weather Stripping, Door Sweep,
    Caulking, Foam Sealant, and Clear Patch
    Tape
ELGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

   PEF’s NES program participation is based on the
    median income guidelines and minimum
    percentage of households within the Census
    Block Group.
   The residence must be in PEF’s service area and
    a residential metered customer
   The customer resides in the selected qualifying
    Block Group that meets the definition of low-
    income from census data.
   A state of Florida Licensed General Contractor
    approved and selected by PEF must be used to
    implement all measures.
   All installation must be accessible for verification
    by a PEF representative.
PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE

   History of PEF’s LIWAP
   Recent PSC Approval Of NES
   NES IMPLEMENTATION AND
    STRATEGIES
   Savings
   Other PEF’s DSM Programs
PEF’s SERVICE TERRITORY

								
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