There are many benefits to doing a home energy audit. From lowering your energy bills and increasing your energy savings, to improved home comfort, uncovering hidden problems, increasing the value of your home, and protecting the environment.
Home Energy Audit Loan (HEAL) kits can be borrowed for free from the Routt County Extension Office. Kits contain:
- Kill-a-watt power monitor to measure appliance electricity use
- Thermal leak detector to identify air leaks and missing insulation
- Flicker checker to detect fluorescent tube ballast efficiency
- The Hot Water Gauge – Is your water too hot?
Click here to begin an online home energy audit with or without a HEAL kit.
Colorado State University takes the responsible use of energy seriously. Take a look at YOURENERGY.colostate.edu for more ideas on how to conserve energy in your home and daily life.