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Energy Programs for Consumers

As a consumer living in Colorado, there are programs to help you in making your home more energy efficient or helping you pay for those high energy bills. Check out the programs offered by various organization with a presence in Colorado. If the program has more information available on a web site, you can click on the program title and jump to the program's web site.

Building America
U.S. Department of Energy
This program assists production home builders with reworking how they build houses to improve the energy efficiency 30+% while trying not to add any additional cost to the home.
Contact: Doug Seiter, 303.275.4810

Building Energy Codes Program
U.S. Department of Energy
The Building Codes Assistance Team (BCAT) is a partnership effort of the Office of Codes and Standards and six regional support offices, with assistance and support from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
Contact: Doug Seiter, 303.275.4810

Built Green Colorado
Home Builder's Association of Metro Denver
Look for a BUILT GREEN home when you’re shopping for a new home. There’s nothing worse than moving into a home and finding out the family room is chilly or the energy bills are higher than expected. With a BUILT GREEN home, your new home will meet specific energy-efficiency criteria and it will use products that are friendlier to the environment. The Homebuilders Association of Metro Denver (HBA) has developed the BUILT GREEN program to assist builders in building and marketing resource efficient new homes.
Contact: Kim Calomino, 303.778.1400

Energy $aving Partners Program
Colorado Governor's Office of Energy Management and Conservation
The Colorado Energy $avings Partner Program is Colorado's Low-Income Weatherization Assistance Program, operated by the Colorado Governor's Office of Energy Management and Conservation, provides free weatherization services to help low-income Coloradans reduce their energy bills and enjoy safer and more comfortable homes. If you are a low-income Coloradoan or know someone who is who has a hard time paying their high energy bills, the E$P program may be able to help.
Contact: Gene Barfield, 303.894.2383 or 1.800.632.6662

E-Star Colorado
E-Star Colorado
Whether you're buying a new home or looking to improve your current home, you can make your home more comfortable and energy efficient with a E-Star energy rating. Certified home energy raters assess a home's energy efficiency and ERHC issues an E-Star rating based on a five-star system. The more stars the more efficient the home.
Contact: Megan Edmunds, 303.297.7380

Weatherization Assistance Program
U.S. Department of Energy
Provides financial assistance to local agencies through the states and territories for the weatherization of low-income households.
Contact: Rob Desoto, 303.275.4843

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