BOULDER COUNTY PRESS RELEASE | JULY 31, 2014

New rebates available for energy efficiency upgrades and assessments

Boulder County, Colo. – A new round of rebates for energy efficiency upgrades is available to homes in all Boulder County communities. Residents are also eligible for discounted home energy assessments and up to four free dimmable LEDs. These offerings assist homeowners in identifying the most cost-effective home improvement opportunities in order to save energy, money and time.

Rebates are available for projects that can keep out the summer heat, including insulation and air sealing around the attic, basements and walls, whole-house evaporative coolers, whole-house fans, mini-split systems and efficient central air conditioning units.

  • What: Discounted energy assessments for $135, including free quick installs and up to four dimmable LEDs (total value of $285). Also, up to $400 in EnergySmart rebates for energy efficiency cooling upgrades.
  • Who: Residents of any community within Boulder County
  • When: Discounted energy assessments must be scheduled by Aug. 31. Rebates for energy efficiency cooling upgrades will be available until Sept. 30, in addition to existing EnergySmart rebates.
  • Details: To be eligible for the rebates, residents must speak with an EnergySmart Advisor before beginning any upgrades.

Rebate funding can be combined with low-interest Elevations Energy Loans to fully fund energy-related upgrades. Rebate funds will be available through the end of September, or until funds are expended.

Interested residents can find more information by calling an Energy Advisor at 303-544-1000, or by visiting www.EnergySmartYES.com.

Advisors can assist with rebate applications, prioritizing projects, finding qualified contractors and more. EnergySmart has already assisted more than 11,900 homes throughout Boulder County. EnergySmart provides a full suite of services to help homes and businesses in all Boulder County communities identify valuable energy-saving opportunities and assist them through the energy upgrade process.

The funding for these offerings is made possible by Boulder County, the City of Boulder Climate Action Plan (CAP) tax, and the City of Longmont.

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