Initiatives and Results
AMI Data Analytics for Program Administration Enhancement
Through analysis of customer usage and energy efficiency program participation data, EnergySavvy will detect program trends with potential to benefit the Residential HVAC and Small Business offerings.
Income Eligible Paging Display
Internal ComEd project
This project tests the use of the 152 MHz paging network to provide information to customers without requiring internet access.
All-Electric Residential New Construction
Slipstream is analyzing Illinois’ all-electric homes market to determine the viability of a program offering.
Green Stormwater Infrastructure
Partners: Greenprint Partners, MIST Environment
Greenprint and MIST Environment researched the potential for water savings in ComEd territory by identifying municipalities with the greatest potential for adoption of green stormwater infrastructure, then quantifying the energy and non-energy impacts of that adoption.
Home Energy Reports Paperless Experience
Oracle is field testing monthly electronic Home Energy Reports and High Bill Alerts for residential customers in order to determine whether savings can be generated in a more cost-effective manner.
Home Energy Reports Target Rank
Oracle is field testing a Target Rank module in their Home Energy Reports for residential customers that aims to provide greater savings motivation than their Neighbor Comparison module.
Smart Pressure Independent Control Valves
Partners: Slipstream, FlowEnergy
Slipstream is testing the potential energy savings for commercial chilled water systems with FlowEnergy’s smart valve technology.
Multi-Family Benchmark Outreach
Partners: Elevate Energy, City of Chicago, Institute for Market Transformation
This pilot provides a novel targeting and outreach strategy to the income eligible multi-family sector by analyzing energy benchmarking results.
Energy Incentive Acceleration
When commercial real estate changes hands, the new owners typically make significant investments in upgrades and repairs. AECOM is helping builders take advantage of ComEd energy efficiency offerings to attract and retain tenants.
Street Operating System
Partner: Blacks in Green
This outreach pilot is studying ways to increase awareness of the ComEd Energy Efficiency Program through community-based infrastructure and communication in the West Woodlawn neighborhood.
Smart Home Interaction Study
Partners: Slipstream, Green Marbles
Slipstream and Green Marbles analyzed connected device bundles to examine how residential customers view and interact with smart home technology.
Upstream Small Embedded Data Center
This research project evaluated the market potential for an upstream program targeting small, embedded data centers for commercial customers.