Conn. March 11, 2013) – Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and
Victory Energy Solutions, a Home Energy Solutions contractor for
Connecticut Light & Power and The United Illuminating Company, were joined today
by Daniel C. Esty, Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Environmental and
Environmental Protection, (DEEP) Jamie Howland, Vice Chair, Energy Efficiency
Board and other utility partners to launch a novel and timely
initiative that will provide healthy, efficient, and safe options at home by
promoting residential energy efficiency.
Commissioner Daniel C. Esty said, “Governor Malloy has now finalized a
comprehensive energy strategy for our state – which gives us a positive path
forward to cheaper, cleaner, more reliable energy for our residents and
businesses. Energy efficiency forms the foundation for that strategy and
it is gratifying to see a major community institution like Saint Francis
stepping up to the challenge by partnering with a certified Home Energy
Solutions contractor such as Victory Energy Solutions and encouraging its
employees to participate in efficiency programs.”
Home Energy Solutions Program (HES) is funded by the Energy Efficiency Fund and
available to the residential community throughout Connecticut.
There has been tremendous support for this program statewide because it helps
residential customers reduce energy costs and promote energy conservation in
their homes. In addition, these efforts promote Clean Energy Communities
and earn points and grants for their communities. .
Roche, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Saint Francis,
confirms that it is the first hospital in Connecticut to partner with a Home
Energy Solutions Contractor to promote residential energy efficiency and institute
a payroll deduction program to facilitate the employee co-pay. “This strategic
partnership was formed with Victory Energy Solutions because Saint Francis
Hospital and Medical Center believes that ensuring a healthy home is a
fundamental component of public health. Through this partnership, our goal
is to create healthier, efficient, and more comfortable homes year-round for
our employees. As valued healthcare
providers, their good health is critical to the good health of our communities.”
Keyes, a principal at Victory Energy Solutions stated, “Our trained
and certified technicians will not only make your home more energy efficient,
more comfortable and save you money, but will identify and help remediate
health and safety issues like mold, carbon monoxide, gas leaks and other
environmental issues that can have a negative impact on the occupants of the
receive a Home Energy Assessment and Weatherization service worth up to $750 or
more for $99 or less (subject to change).
Hospital employees will have the opportunity to reduce energy costs and
improve their indoor living environments. Some individuals may qualify by
virtue of their income for no cost assistance through the Home Energy Solutions
Income Eligible Program (HES-IE). The HES, HES-Income Eligible (HES-IE) and
Clean Energy Communities programs are three of many programs offered through
CL&P and UI as part of the Energize Connecticut initiative to help
Connecticut resident save money and use clean energy.
schedule a Victory Energy Solutions Home Energy Service, please log on to www.victoryenergysolutions.com or call toll
free 877 306-4483.
About Victory Energy Solutions
Energy Solutions is leading energy management and home performance company in
Connecticut and Massachusetts. Located in New Britain CT and Springfield MA,
the company services the residential, commercial and new construction industry,
providing clients, stakeholders and customers with quality energy efficiency
and renewable energy services and products, water saving measures, project
management and home performance upgrades.
Clients include Connecticut Light & Power, The United Illuminating
Company the Mass Save Program in Massachusetts, Community Action Agencies as
well as builders and contractors.
Through its outreach, marketing and strategic partnership opportunities,
Victory Energy Solutions is also a leader in providing education and access to
professional opportunities in the energy industry. For
more information, please visit www.victoryenergysolutions.com.
About Saint Francis Care
Francis Care is an integrated
healthcare delivery system established by Saint Francis Hospital and Medical
Center, an anchor institution in north central Connecticut since 1897. Licensed for 617 beds and 65 bassinets, it is
a major teaching hospital and the largest Catholic hospital in New
England. Other major entities of Saint
Francis Care include The Mount Sinai
Rehabilitation Hospital, the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, the
Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut, the Saint Francis/Mount
Sinai Regional Cancer Center, the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for
Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research, and Saint
Francis HealthCare Partners. Its services are supported by a network of
five major Access Centers and eight additional medical office centers sited
throughout the region. For more
information, visit www.stfranciscare.com.