Gary Neptune knows a good deal when he sees one, and he's seeing one every month when he looks at his utility bill.
"We're saving about 25 to 30 percent every month on our bill," Neptune said. "That's like 350 to 475 bucks a month on our bill, and that's good deal."Read more...
Boulder County's EnergySmart program, which helps owners of homes and businesses reduce their energy consumption and utility bills, is seeking people's comments about their experiences with the program, as well as comments from people who might be interested in participating in the program's energy-savings measures in the future.Read more...
Rebates from the EnergySmart program for commercial property owners to upgrade their lighting or HVAC systems are ending because the funds have run out, according to the program's administrators.
The program has issued $1,222,000 in rebates since it launched in November 2010, according to data provided by EnergySmart. More than 500 businesses have received rebates, which were issued for more than 730 projects.Read more...
Reduced electric bills — and rebates for making that happen — top the list of reasons why making your home or office greener is a good idea.
Then there's that whole better-for-the-earth reasoning too, of course.
According to Meagan Forney, membership and outreach manager with the Colorado Green Building Guild, the first steps to green up a building won't cost a cent.Read more...
County residents who sign up for the EnergySmart program's home energy assessments by Aug. 31 will be eligible for prizes in the form of home energy makeovers.Read more...
Energy advising, utility rebates and financing continue
Boulder County, Colo. – The EnergySmart commercial service continues to be a great success, thanks to all of the businesses and contractors throughout Boulder County that have implemented energy saving projects. Due to the high response, only $143,000 remains of the EnergySmart commercial rebate funds. EnergySmart has awarded more than $1 million to businesses since the rebates launched in November 2010.Read more...
EnergySmart invites all Bouder County residents and businesses to one of three community events. Join us to find out how your home or business can benefit from energy efficiency.
Don't miss this unique opportunity!
Date: Saturday, June 1, 2013
Time: 10am - 2pm
Host: Table Mesa Hardware
Where: 691 S Broadway
Date: Saturday, June 15, 2013
Time: 10am - 2pm
Host: Ace Hardware
Where: 1727 Main St
Date: Saturday, July 13, 2013
Time: 11am - 3pm
Host: Jax Ranch & Home
Where: 400 W South Boulder Rd
These events made possible in partnership with:
BOULDER DAILY CAMERA, MAY 19, 2012
Gary Neptune, owner of Neptune Mountaineering in Boulder, has liked what he's seen lately when he opens his electricity bill.
Over the last year and a half, W.W. Reynolds has voluntarily retrofitted more than 1 million square feet of its commercial real estate with energy-efficiency upgrades, which have largely included new lighting or heating and cooling systems.Read more...