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News Journal: Sustainable Energy Utility may restart Energy Star program

A popular program aimed at helping residents make their homes more energy efficient would restart under a plan Sustainable Energy Utility is considering. But the Home Performance with Energy Star program would restart with substantially less funding than it did two summers ago, and with likely smaller incentives. The SEU, the state-created, not-for-profit organization tasked with energy efficiency, recently issued a request for qualifications for contractors to run the program, and received five answers, said Tony DePrima, the SEU’s executive director.