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.
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)
Contact an Energy Coach
Maisa Metcalf (se habla español)
Real-life success stories
Check out dozens of case studies about businesses across the county that are saving energy and enjoying increased workplace comfort and efficiency.
Projects participating in the Garfield Clean Energy Challenge from 2011 through 2013 were funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) through the Department of Energy's BetterBuildings Neighborhood Program in partnership with Garfield Clean Energy, the Colorado Energy Office, and the Colorado Department of Local Affairs.
Project management and energy coaching services are provided by CLEER, Clean Energy Economy for the Region.