2.2.4 Employer EE and Commuting Subsidies

Clif Bar Energy Subsidies

Clif Bar’s Cool Commute program (2006) provided employees with a $6,500 taxable cash incentive. The Cool Home program (2008) provided $1,000 annually to make changes to employees’ homes to reduce energy.

Duke’s employee EE pilot incentive

Duke University conducted an energy efficiency pilot program aimed to help Duke employees complete energy efficiency home retrofits and track reductions in energy use and carbon emissions.

Best Workplaces for Commuters

A membership program that provides qualified employers with national recognition and an elite designation for offering outstanding commuter benefits.

Home energy use software

Some employers have reported granting employees access to software that tracks their home energy use, including WSP, WeSpire, and Green Impact.