ENERGY ASSESSMENT PROVIDERS
Energy Smart Colorado
Energy Smart Colorado has expanded service territory throughout Colorado. If you are a Source Gas, Atmos or Colorado Natural Gas customer, you can now receive an Energy Smart Home Energy Assessment anywhere in Colorado! For more information visit: http://www.energysmartcolorado.com.
Lotus Energy Solutions
Lotus Energy Solutions is a small local business focused on providing home energy efficiency consultation for the San Miguel County region. They provide expertise on reducing your home or business’ energy consumption, and can certify your home as ENERGY STAR. For more information visit www.lotusenergysolutions.com.
San Miguel Power Association (Energy Audits)
One of the first steps to making your home more efficient involves understanding how it uses energy. You can easily conduct a basic home energy audit with a simple but diligent walk-through. When auditing your home, keep a checklist of areas you have inspected and problems you find. Full lists are available online - Touchstone Energy Cooperatives© Home Energy Saver and the Alliance to Save Energy Home Energy Checkup are both useful - and most trouble spots can be found in a few key areas. For more information visit http://www.smpa.com/content/energy-audits.
ENERGY EFFICIENCY REBATES
San Miguel Power Association Rebate Program
San Miguel Power Association offers rebates for Energy Star Appliances, LED Lighting, Heating and Ventilation and Air Conditioning, Water Heaters, Weatherization, Low Income Weatherization, Electric Vehicles, Motors, and Special Programs. For more information about SMPA's rebate program, visit http://www.smpa.com/content/rebate-programs.
SourceGas Rebate Program (ExcessIsOut):
Cutting excess energy use has never been this cost-effective, We are proud to offer rebates on qualifying home-heating, water-heating and commercial equipment. For more information visit http://www.excessisout.com/allrebates.html.
FHA PowerSaver Loan Program
Now available for home energy improvements installed by Alternative Power Enterprises! Investing in home energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades is now more affordable than ever for Colorado homeowners. For more information and to apply for the loan program, call (866) 740-3677 or visit https://www.powersaverloan.com. Be sure to mention when you apply that your contractor is Alternative Power Enterprises.
Alpine Bank Loan Program
EcoAction Partners recently initiated a loan program through Alpine Bank to provide a means for the community to finance energy efficiency improvements for homes, businesses and non-profit organizations. Unsecured loans are available for up to $8K (higher amounts available with collateral) and are structured so the utility savings from the improvement is greater than the loan payment, creating positive cash flow. For more information, visit https://www.alpinebank.com/green-lending.htm.
Colorado Energy Saving Mortgage Incentive for New Homes
The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) is providing a tiered incentive (up to $8000) for the purchase of highly efficient new homes, with increasing incentives as a home is rated more efficient. There are also financial incentives (up to $6000) to add energy efficiency measures to an existing home at point of purchase, which can be paired with utility rebates to further decrease home improvement costs. Whether you are a Realtor selling homes, or considering purchasing a new home, this workshop is for you! For more information visit http://www.colorado.gov/energy/.
Federal Tax Rebates
For more information visit http://www.dsireusa.org/.