Mary Morris was wary when she had to pay for an energy audit of her single-family home in the North Park Hill to qualify for an Xcel rebate.
Twelve months later, she’s a convert. Since contractor Casey Staley from REenergizeCO completed an energy audit on her home, which was built in 1948, and performed subsequent improvements last spring, Morris has saved $438 on her energy bill. That’s in addition to Staley finding $1,100 in rebates for a $3,800 project.
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“For $2,700, we got the audit, our duct work in the attic sealed with flexible mastic, and I could sense an improvement in the air quality within 24 hours,” she says.
With that money Morris also insulated the attic as well as a 1,700-square-foot main floor that included a large sun room…