Home Energy in NC: Here you will find helpful information on the impact of home energy efficiency in North Carolina.
- What’s the size of NC’s home and building energy efficiency industry?
- $3B+ in 2014 industry revenue = Largest sector of NC’s clean energy economy.
- 1,200 companies across the state serving NC residents, businesses and institutions.
- 15,000 full-time workers in our local communities.
- How NC measures up compared to other states:
2014 ENERGY STAR Certified New Homes Market Share
- NC had the third-most new ENERGY STAR new homes in 2014
- 6,337 total ENERGY STAR homes in NC
- 18.28 percent market penetration
Visit the ENERGY STAR website for a full interactive map.
- NC is one of the fastest growing markets for clean energy solutions (NCSEA).
- NC’s clean energy industry has grown by ~25 percent since 2012, reaching $4.8 billion in gross revenues in 2014, up $1.2 billion from 2013 (NCSEA).
- In 2011, energy efficient homes in NC sold for a $5,500 premium and 90 days sooner than standard homes (NCEEA).
- In 2013, 16,360 NC homes (32%) were certified for energy efficiency (NCEEA).
- The positive impact of energy efficient home certifications in NC.
- Why energy efficient homes in NC carry a higher appraised value than standard homes.
- Why your NC electric bill is increasing due to costly electricity generation from fossil fuels.
- How economics, the environment and employees play a role in clean energy in NC.
- Click here for publications written by the North Carolina Energy Efficiency Alliance.