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 moreRead 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 moreRead 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 moreRead 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 moreRead 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 moreRead 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 moreRead 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 moreRead more »