Energy Efficiency Programs
Want to save money, stay comfortable in the winter, and make the environmentally responsible choice?
Let the Energy Efficiency Programs team at Walking Mountains Science Center help you become more energy efficient!
For My Home
Looking to lower your energy consumption and bills in your home? Learn more about the resources through Energy Smart.
For My Business
Take control of energy at your business. Schedule a walk-through to decide how best to reduce your business energy footprint.
Income Qualified Energy Assistance
Colorado’s Affordable Residential Energy program (CARE) is committed to increasing comfort, creating a safer living environment, and lowering energy bills for income-qualified Coloradans. CARE leverages EOC funding, utility rebates, and local resources to provide FREE energy efficiency services to income qualified participants like appliance upgrades and air sealing which help reduce energy bills.
FREE Assessments & DOUBLE Rebates
Town of Vail residents and businesses are encouraged to schedule free energy assessment for:
>Free Site Visits
>Free Home Energy Assessments
>Free Energy Coaching
>DOUBLE Rebates! Up to $1,000 for Town of Vail homes
>DOUBLE Rebates! Up to $2,000 for Town of Vail businesses
Meet some of the program team members
Latest Energy Programs Blog Posts
- What Are Solar Photovoltaic Systems and How You Can BenefitNow that it is summer, we are all eager to go out and enjoy the beautiful sunshine. Not only does the summer sun provide us long, warm days, we can also use it to reduce our carbon footprint. Solar energy can be harnessed in a couple of ways.Passive solar design... Read more
- Technology for your Home or Business to Reduce the Building's Carbon FootprintAre you curious about these newer technologies that the Energy Programs team at Walking Mountains has been telling folks about? Below is a simple explanation on cold climate air source heat pumps, heat pump water heaters, and induction cooktops. These descriptions can help you determine if any of these applications may... Read more
- Change in Season, Change in Energy UseWith the spring equinox behind us, the sun is rising earlier and setting later. Thus, your home is being heated from the sun more and more each day. This is a great time to consider adjusting your thermostats to more seasonal temperature ranges. Lowering heating settings will save you money... Read more