Awards for Energy Efficiency

Awards CSG is proud to be recognized for our work promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy on behalf of our clients.

From the first year the U.S. EPA and Department of Energy began honoring organizations and individuals for their outstanding ENERGY STAR contributions, CSG has assisted our clients in achieving recognition. ACEEE also honors our clients who successfully deliver energy savings.

Here is just a sampling of the energy efficiency awards CSG has received or contributed to:

2015

CSG won 8 Hermes Creative awards, an international Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals competition:

Platinum: Green Business Network “Energy Blitz” Poster (SDG&E)

Gold:

  • SDG&E Green Business Network email blast
  • CSG introductory brochure
  • SDG&E Green Business Network mailer
  • SDG&E Green Business Network event banner

Honorable Mentions: SDG&E Green Business Network integrated campaign, Smart House Call Bill Insert (PECO), Home Energy Starter Kit Label (Ameren Illinois)

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

Hermes Creative Awards - CSG

2015

CSG’s Building Performance Consulting group part of project team achieving an AIA Top Ten.

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LEADERSHIP/
HIGH PERFORMANCE BUILDINGS

2015

CSG’s marketing and design team won six Silver Awards of Distinction from the Communicator Awards:

  • Ameren Illinois Home Energy Starter Kit Insert
  • PECO Smart House Call Bill Insert
  • SDG&E / SoBEAC Green Business Network Energy Blitz
  • SDG&E / Port of San Diego Green Business Network Campaign
  • SDG&E / Port of San Diego Green Business Network Mailer
  • SDG&E / Port of San Diego Green Business Network Banner

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

CSG won five 2014 communicator awards for energy efficiency marketing

CSG’s in-house marketing and design teams have won four MarCom Gold Awards for corporate and client marketing creatives:

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

Conservation Services Group wins four 2014 MarCom Gold Awards

SDG&E - Chula Vista promotional poster wins marketing awardCSG has received two 2014 Davey Awards from the International Academy of the Visual Arts.

  • The Chula Vista Green Biz Network banner (created on behalf of our client SDG&E) received a Davey Silver award in the “Promotional Posters” category.
  • energyMeasure logo - Marketing AwardCSG’s energyMeasure logo design received a Davey Silver award in the “Brand Identity” category.

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

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LEADERSHIP AWARDS

 

CSG website wins 2014 Gold Stevie Award

2014

CSG is proud to receive a 2014 Gold Stevie® from the American Business Awards for our website, csgrp.com!

The American Business Awards are the premier business awards program in the U.S.

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

 

2014

CSG has been awarded four VEMA Awards for marketing creative on behalf of our clients SDG&E and PECO, and for a corporate logo. View samples below:

• SDG&E Green Business Network Event Banner (Chula Vista)
• SDG&E Green Business Network “Energy Blitz” Poster
• PECO “Smart House Call” Bill Insert
• energyMeasure Logo Design

Green-Business-Network-Event-Chula-Vista-thumb  VEMA Award for SDG&E
PECO Smart House Call bill insert - VEMA AwardenergyMeasure logo - VEMA Award

 

 

 

 

 

 

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

VEMA Marketing Awards

2014

CSG has won an APEX Award for Publication Excellence for our RePower Now newsletter on behalf of our client RePower!

APEX Awards are based on excellence in both graphic design and editorial content.

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

Apex Awards for publication excellence

2014

CSG has won Three Summit International Creative Awards for the following creative:

  • GOLD AWARD: energyMeasure Logo Design (CSG)
  • BRONZE AWARD: 2013 Holiday eCard Animation (CSG) | View eCard
  • BRONZE AWARD: Energy Hog Appliance Recycling Vehicle Graphics (Ameren Illinois)

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

Summit International Awards

2014

CSG has won four Hermes Creative awards, an international competition judged by the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals, for the following creative:

Hermes Platinum Awards:

  • CSG 2013 Animated Holiday eCard | View eCard
  • MassSave/CoolSmart Program Brochure

Hermes Gold Awards:

  • SDG&E Green Business Network Flyer
  • Ameren Illinois “Energy Hog” Vehicle Graphics

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

Hermes Creative Awards - CSG

2014

Ameren Illinois wins a Residential Energy Efficiency Award from State and Local Energy Report for the Illinois Tornado Assistance Program designed and managed by CSG.

As a team, Ameren and CSG distributed $1.6 million for rebuilding and replacing homes damaged by the February 2012 tornadoes that ripped through southern Illinois.

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PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

residential energy efficiency awards

2014

CSG’s strategic marketing and design team has won five Communicator Awards for the following work:

  • Ameren Illinois Energy Hog Appliance Recycling Truck Graphics – Gold Award 
  • Ameren Illinois Energy Hog Bill Insert – Silver Award
  • RePower “Motivation” Integrated Campaign – Silver Award
  • eMeasure Logo Design – Silver Award
  • 2013 Animated Holiday eCard – Silver Award

Click to view samples of the winning creatives:

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

CSG won five 2014 communicator awards for energy efficiency marketing

2014

CSG’s Steve Cowell receives BPI’s 2014 Tony Woods Award for Excellence in Advancing the Home Performance Industry. View BPI press release

Steve Cowell wins BPI's Tony Woods Award for Excellence in Advancing the Home Performance Industry

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LEADERSHIP AWARDS

 

BPI logo

2014

Conservation Services Group congratulates 10 clients for earning ENERGY STAR Awards for their work in 2013:

  • Arizona Public Service
  • ComEd (Chicago)
  • Focus on Energy
  • Long Island Power Authority (LIPA)
  • New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU)
  • New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)
  • Southern California Edison (SCE)
  • Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District
  • Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

View press release

 

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ENERGY STAR


2014 ENERGY STAR awards

2014

Pat StantonNew England Women in Energy and Environment (NEWIEE) presents a Leadership Award to Pat Stanton, CSG’s Senior Vice President of Policy & Advocacy.

View press release

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LEADERSHIP AWARDS

NEWIEE Leadership Award

 

2013

CSG has received 4 awards from AVA Digital Awards Competition, an international competition judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP):

  • AVA Platinum Award: CSG Website (Nonprofit Website Category)
  • AVA Gold Award: CSG 2012 Holiday eCard (Interactive Communication/eCard)
  • Honorable Mention: CSG Website Homepage (Web Elements Category)
  • Honorable Mention: CSG 2013 Holiday eCard (Interactive Communication/eCard)

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

CSG wins four AVA Marketing Awards

2013

CSG has won four 2013 MarCom Awards!

  • MarCom Platinum Award: CSG Website Redesign (Nonprofit Website Category) 
  • MarCom Gold Award: Ameren Illinois “Energy Hog” Bill Insert (Direct Mail Category)
  • MarCom Gold Award: Ameren Illinois “Energy Hog” Truck Ad Graphics (Vehicle Graphics Category)
  • MarCom Gold Award: RePower Final Boarding Call Event Campaign (Special Event Campaign Category)

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

 

CSG wins Marcom Awards for Marketing Energy Efficiency Programs

2013

CSG received two Davey Awards, judged by the International Academy of the Visual Arts, for these marketing materials:

  • The csgrp.com website (web: energy category)
  • The Ameren Illinois “Energy Hog” bill insert campaign (print: green campaign category)

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

Davey Awards for Energy Efficiency Marketing Campaigns

2013

CSG’s redesigned website received two W3 Silver Awards for the Energy Website category and the Visual Appeal category.

The W³ Awards honors creative excellence on the web, and recognizes the creative and marketing professionals behind award winning sites, marketing programs, and video work created for the web.

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

W3 Awards Silver Winner for energy website and visual appeal

2013

CSG has received five Visual Excellence in Multimedia Arts (VEMA) Awards for advertising design for client and corporate creative. The VEMA Awards is an annual international competition honoring excellence in the multimedia arts and visual creativity.

The following marketing collateral won VEMA awards:

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

 

CSG wins 5 VEMA Awards

2013

CSG’s RePower Kitsap Program helps Kitsap County, WA receive a national award for innovative energy efficiency program design from the National Association of Counties (NACo).

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INNOVATIVE PROGRAM DESIGN

2013

CSG was awarded a 2013 ENERGY STAR® Leadership in Housing Award recognizing our work in promoting energy efficient new construction projects by our New England Consulting and Construction team, who verified 562 ENERGY STAR homes in the past year. View award

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ENERGY STAR

2013

CSG’s in-house design team achieved international recognition for our new www.csgrp.com website:

  • Hermes 2013 Creative Gold Award for the overall design
  • Communicator Silver Award for the home page design
  • Communicator Silver Award for website design in the “energy” category.

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

2013

CSG’s in-house marketing team won five awards for RePower ad creative, including the RePower “Energy Champion” Campaign:

  • 2013 Communicator Gold Award of Excellence in the Print Advertising/Newspaper category (international)
  • 2013 Hermes Creative Gold Award (international)
  • 2013 Communicator Silver Award of Distinction in the Marketing/Promotional Campaign category
  • 2013 Summit Creative Bronze Award in the Green Marketing Campaign category (international)
  • 2013 APEX Award for Publication Excellence

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

Repower energy efficiency program wins several international marketing awards

2013

CSG won a national Certificate of Recognition at ACI-Denver from the U.S. Department of Energy, for our efforts on behalf of the RePower Program and “dedication to energy efficiency in our community, improving the market for energy efficiency upgrades, and achieving long lasting impact.”

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LEADERSHIP

2013

EPA ENERGY STAR Awards for Sustained Excellence:

  • New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program (NJBPU)
  • NYSERDA
  • LIPA
  • Wisconsin Focus on Energy
  • Arizona Public Service

ENERGY STAR New Homes award: AEP Ohio/Columbia Gas of Ohio

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ENERGY STAR

2013

ACEEE Honorable Mention, Cooperatives and Public Power: Tennessee Valley Authority—EnergyRight® In-Home Energy Evaluation (IHEE) Pilot Program

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ACEEE

2013

ACEEE (American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy) Awards:

  • Exemplary Program Award, Residential Audit and Weatherization: Nisource/Columbia Gas of Ohio—Home Performance Solutions
  • Exemplary Program Award, Residential Whole Home: Mass Save® Home Energy Services (includes sponsors Berkshire Gas, Cape Light Compact, Columbia Gas, National Grid, New England Gas, NSTAR, Unitil, Western Massachusetts Electric), UniSource Energy Services—Home Energy Assessment Program
  • Exemplary Program Award, Residential Low Income: Action for Boston Community Development, Action, Inc.– Gloucester, NSTAR, National Grid, Western Massachusetts Electric, Unitil, Columbia Gas, Berkshire Gas, New England Gas, Blackstone Gas and Cape Light Compact—Low-Income Multi Family Energy Retrofits/LEAN Multifamily Program
  • Exemplary Program Award, On-Bill Financing: NYSERDA

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ACEEE

2012

EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Awards:

  • AEP Ohio/Columbia Gas of Ohio
  • LIPA
  • Kentucky Housing Corporation

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ENERGY STAR

2012

EPA ENERGY STAR Award for Sustained Excellence Awards:

  • Energy Trust of Oregon
  • New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program (NJBPU)
  • NYSERDA
  • Arizona Public Service

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ENERGY STAR

2012

CSG wins 2012 Summit Marketing Effectiveness Silver Award for our RePower “Energy Champion” marketing campaign in Washington

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

2012

CSG wins 2012 Gold MarCom Award for our RePower Energy Champion marketing campaign in Washington

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

2012

CSG one of twenty U.S. firms honored with inaugural Climate Leadership Award

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LEADERSHIP

2012

CSG logo design wins several marketing awards:

  • Communicator Award of Distinction, International Academy of Visual Arts
  • Summit Creative Award (Gold)
  • Award of Excellence, APEX
  • Hermes Creative Award (Gold), from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

2012

CSG client Columbia Gas of Ohio wins two Central Ohio BIA Marketing and Merchandising Excellence awards

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

2012

CSG wins 2012 Apex Publication Excellence Award for our RePower marketing campaign in Washington

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

2011

EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year: New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program (NJBPU)

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ENERGY STAR

2011

EPA ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence: Long Island Power Authority (LIPA)

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ENERGY STAR

2011

Steve Cowell honored at ACI’s national conference with induction into the Building Performance Institute’s Hall of Fame

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LEADERSHIP

2011

CSG wins 2011 PRSA Totem Award for our RePower marketing campaign in Washington

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

2011

Massachusetts Energy Consumers Alliance honors CSG with advocacy award

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LEADERSHIP

2011

EPA ENERGY STAR Award for Sustained Excellence

  • Energy Trust of Oregon
  • NYSERDA
  • Arizona Public Service

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ENERGY STAR

2011

CSG logo design wins MarCom Award

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

2011

Bruce Harley received a RESNET Executive Director’s Award

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LEADERSHIP

2010

Wade Morehead received an individual achievement award from the Central Illinois Workforce Development Board

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LEADERSHIP

2010

Steve Cowell honored by Home Star Coalition for advancing federal energy efficiency legislation

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LEADERSHIP

2010

EPA ENERGY STAR Award for Sustained Excellence Awards:

  • Energy Trust of Oregon
  • National Grid
  • NYSERDA
  • Southern California Edison

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award:

  • Long Island Power Authority (LIPA)

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ENERGY STAR

2010

CSG wins five awards from the New England Direct Marketing Association, and a gold-level award from the In-House Agency Forum

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

2009

Steve Cowell inducted into the New England Clean Energy Council’s Clean Energy Hall of Fame

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LEADERSHIP

2009

EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Awards:

  • Energy Trust of Oregon, Inc.
  • New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program (NJBPU)

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ENERGY STAR

2009

EPA ENERGY STAR for Homes Leadership in Housing Award: Ameren Illinois Utilities

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ENERGY STAR

2009

EPA ENERGY STAR Award for Sustained Excellence Awards:

  • National Grid
  • NYSERDA
  • Southern California Edison

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ENERGY STAR

2008

CSG’s in-house marketing team captured two “In-House Agency Forum” design awards

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

2008

CSG Technical Director Bruce Harley receives RESNET President’s award

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LEADERSHIP

2008

ACEEE (American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy) — Exemplary Program Award for Home Performance with ENERGY STAR MassSave Program (sponsors: National Grid, NSTAR Electric, Berkshire Gas)

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ACEEE

2008

ACEEE — NYSERDA’s (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Program wins a “Residential Retrofit Exemplary Program” designation

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ACEEE

2008

ACEEE — National Grid’s EnergyWise Program in Massachusetts and Rhode Island wins a “Residential Multifamily Exemplary Program” designation

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ACEEE

2007

EPA ENERGY STAR Award, Partner of the Year for Energy Efficiency Program Delivery, National Grid’s Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program in Massachusetts

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ENERGY STAR

2007

Bruce Harley and Jim Fitzgerald (Director of Building Diagnostics) receive Legacy Awards from EEBA, the Energy & Environmental Building Association

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LEADERSHIP

2006

EPA ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence in Home Improvement, National Grid’s Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program

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ENERGY STAR

2006

EPA Award for Sustained Excellence, NYSERDA

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ENERGY STAR AND ACEEE

2006

EPA Award for Excellence in ENERGY STAR Promotion, LIPA (Long Island Power Authority)

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ENERGY STAR

2006

CSG wins award for MassSave campaign (implemented by CSG for National Grid and NSTAR) from the New England Direct Marketing Association

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

2006

CSG CEO Stephen Cowell wins “Leadership in Energy Efficiency Award” from Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships

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LEADERSHIP

2004

Steve Cowell honored as a “Champion of Energy Efficiency” by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

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LEADERSHIP

2004

EPA ENERGY STAR Award, Outstanding Achievement, NYSERDA’s New York ENERGY STAR Labeled Homes

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ENERGY STAR

2004

EPA “Leadership in Energy Efficiency Award” for ENERGY STAR Homes

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ENERGY STAR

2003

EPA, Outstanding Achievement, New York ENERGY STAR Labeled Homes

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ENERGY STAR

2003

EPA, Excellence in Home Improvement, Home Performance with ENERGY STAR

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ENERGY STAR

2002

U.S. EPA recognizes CSG for verifying more than 500 ENERGY STAR Homes

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ENERGY STAR

2002

NYSERDA receives “Honorable Mention” from ACEEE for Home Performance with ENERGY STAR

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ENERGY STAR

2002

EPA “Home Improvement Award” for NYSERDA’s Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Initiative

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ENERGY STAR

2002

CSG recognized with “Innovation Award” for “Renewable Energy — The Infinite Power of Texas” education campaign

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RENEWABLE POWER INNOVATION ACHIEVEMENTS

2002

AESP, “Home Performance with ENERGY STAR, Innovation in Marketing”

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ENERGY STAR

2002

Achievement in Energy Service Programs (AESP) award for “Innovative Marketing Approaches” — Home Performance with ENERGY STAR

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

2002

ACEEE — Honorable Mention, NYSERDA’s Home Performance with ENERGY STAR

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

2002

“Texas Alliance Exemplary Partnership Award” from the Texas Alliance for Science, Technology & Mathematics Education in recognition of The Texas Solar for Schools program, a solar energy education effort headed by CSG

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RENEWABLE POWER INNOVATION ACHIEVEMENTS

2001

Interstate Renewable Energy Council Renewable Energy Recognition Award for CSG’s “Watts on Schools”

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RENEWABLE POWER INNOVATION ACHIEVEMENTS

2000

EPA “Excellence in Consumer Education Award” — ENERGY STAR Appliances and Lighting Program for New England

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

1999

EPA “Trade Ally of the Year Award” ENERGY STAR Homes

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ENERGY STAR

1999

EPA “Excellence in Consumer Education Award” — ENERGY STAR Appliances and Lighting Program for New England

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STRATEGIC MARKETING

1999

“Solar Program Achievement Award” from the Department of Energy’s Utility Photovoltaic Group for innovative solar venture

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RENEWABLE POWER INNOVATION ACHIEVEMENTS

1999

“Energy Management Award” from the Edison Electric Institute in recognition of CSG’s Sun Power Electric’s unique partnership with BJ’s Wholesale Club

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RENEWABLE POWER INNOVATION ACHIEVEMENTS

1998

EPA “Best Promotions Award” — Vermont Residential New Construction Program

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STRATEGIC MARKETING