With energy-saving upgrades, residents are safeguarded against continually rising energy bills, as well as being kept safer from heat waves like we experienced during the Summer of 2012 and deep freezes that leave many people vulnerable. Reducing energy use also reduces a resident’s carbon footprint…. Read more
Reducing oil and gas usage through efficiency and renewables is a matter of national security, according to the Military Advisory Board and many Pentagon studies and programs.
Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn (USN, Retired) and James Woolsey (former director of the CIA) are two prominent voices for renewables and energy efficiency, as well as microgrid systems that reduce vulnerability to … Read more
For the growing number of older Americans, aging in place is easier with the benefits of Home Performance Upgrades — better ventilation, air quality, and thermal comfort; fewer pests; improved security from modern windows; superior light and noise control from improved air sealing and insulation. Upgrades to accommodate mobility and other challenges are make day to day living more enjoyable…. Read more
In August 2009, Eric Doub founded EcoSmart Homes to offer homeowners performance upgrades in insulation and air leakage for comfort, health and energy savings.
Two years later, the Boulder-based company has evolved into a one-stop shop: Staffers perform whole-house energy audits, create reports with efficiency solutions, schedule upgrades and verify maintenance through customized monitoring packages.
The home performance evaluations are … Read more
Effective January 1, 2012, Xcel Energy will require all Colorado contractors that perform home energy audits to use a cutting edge software called Recurve that has become the industry standard. The software will help contractors accurately calculate the current energy status of a home and recommended improvements that will make the home more energy efficient. . The Department of Energy … Read more
Energy consumption has been on the rise all over the world for the past 30 years. With average utility costs within the US ranging from $1900- $2400 per year for a home owner, more people are beginning to examine their choices for creating a more energy efficient home. These are ten top upgrades you should consider to help make your … Read more
BOULDER, Colo. (October 21, 2011) – Xcel Energy’s home energy auditors got some new marching orders recently. Effective January 1, Xcel announced that it will require all contractors that perform home energy audits to use the new industry standard software called Recurve.
EcoSmart Homes, a Boulder based company that conducts energy audits and home performance upgrades, has been designated as … Read more
Article by Valerie Gleaton
October 14, 2011 –
With Boulder’s much-touted “300 days of sunshine a year,” solar power seems like a no-brainer for residents who want to green their home energy. Once financially out of reach for most homeowners, solar is becoming more accessible due to decreasing technology costs and incentive programs that help offset the cost of solar … Read more
Xcel Energy in downtown Denver announced plans to start using “Recurve” software with contractors that are performing home energy audits and performance upgardes. EcoSmart Homes co-developed and introduced the software to Xcel in 2008. “Recurve” will be Xcel’s official home performance tool for 4,000+ audits per year starting 1/1/12. ESH is known as a “Super User” of the Recurve software … Read more
Article courtesy of Boulder County Business Report’s Beth Potter:
April 29, 2011 –
SUPERIOR — Pharmaceutical consultant Prafal Shah was keenly aware of a draft that came through the window next to his desk in his home office.
So when Shah met a worker at Boulder-based EcoSmart Homes by chance, he decided to have an energy audit done.
EcoSmart … Read more
Fox 31/CW2 news segment that aired Wednesday, April 13, 2011
What would you do with $75,000 to do a home comfort and energy remodel? Enter to win the Home Green Over Project contest by Sunday, April 17, 2011.
Tips for your home comfort & energy remodel:
- Always audit first before you get started – it will help you balance the
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
EcoSmart Homes Sponsors $75,000 Fox 31/CW2 Home Green-Over – Contest Ends April 17, Winner Announced on Earth Day.
Boulder, CO – April 11, 2011 – EcoSmart Homes, Boulder’s one-stop for home comfort and energy upgrades, is a proud sponsor of the Fox 31/CW2 Home Green Over Project, a multi-phase, collaborative effort to educate Colorado homeowners on how … Read more
Article courtesy of Denver Green Streets’ Greg Ching. Published 4/1/11:
In April 2009, Steven Chalk, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office Of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, testified before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, Committee on Science and Technology. Chalk stated that “the Nation’s 114 million households and more than 74 billion square feet … Read more
Martino TV segment that aired Thursday, March 31, 2011.
Would you like to live in a home that is more comfortable, energy efficient, healthy, valuable, and costs less to own? Make one call to EcoSmart Homes and we’ll do the rest. We’ll assess your home with an energy audit, recommend comfort & energy improvements, do the upgrades, and verify … Read more
EcoSmart Homes is so excited to be a sponsor of the Fox31 & CW2 Home Green Over Project. If you’re a Denver metro Colorado resident, enter the Contest for the chance to win a complete energy remodel of your home worth up to $75,000. Watch for these commercials throughout the day on Fox 31 or Channel 2!
EcoSmart Homes’ one … Read more