Improve comfort. Become more profitable.
You get access to an Energy Coach who will help you:
- get lined up with the kind of energy assessment you need
- maximize local and utilty rebates
- find contractors and review bids
- find solutions to potentialy complicated energy and comfort issues in your building.
“We are helping businesses understand their energy use and start saving money,” said Energy Challenge Project Manager Erica Sparhawk.
The energy coaches help businesses track energy use, get an onsite energy evaluation, work up an energy action plan that fits the goals and budget of the business, and carry out priority energy improvements. The coaches also help businesses connect with contractors and make the most of utility rebates.
All businesses that apply will be eligible for energy coach services from a team of certified energy auditors who have experience in construction, energy efficiency upgrades, and better energy management techniques.
Please note Glenwood Springs is currently offering rebates on solar installations. To find out more about these rebates, please click here.
Garfield County businesses working to save energy
in the Clean Energy Challenge for Business
Parachute, Battlement Mesa
rebate booster funding
Here are the documents you will need to sign up for the Garfield Clean Energy Challenge for Business:
Utility Data Release Form (required)
Garfield Clean Energy Challenge is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) through the Department of Energy's BetterBuildings Neighborhood Program and sponsored in partnership with all the partners of Garfield Clean Energy, the Governor’s Energy Office, and the Department of Local Affairs.
Project management and energy coaching services are provided by CLEER, Clean Energy Economy for the Region.
Real-life success stories
Check out these case studies about businesses from across the county.