Boulder County Offers Resources for Flood Victims

Boulder County says the EnergySmart program is a good resource for property owners dealing with flood damage. In addition to providing guidance about efficient equipment and material replacements and repairs, program advisors serve as an independent third party. They can also help determine the most efficient equipment, assist in getting and evaluating bids from contractorsContinue reading “Boulder County Offers Resources for Flood Victims”

More Energy Rebates Available for Boulder

Boulder County has announced a new round of rebates for energy efficiency upgrades for residents in Boulder County. Rebates are available for projects that can keep homes cooler this summer, including insulation and attic air sealing, basements and walls, for whole-house evaporative coolers, and efficient central AC units. The new rebates are available for upgradesContinue reading “More Energy Rebates Available for Boulder”

County Finalizes Deal to Fund EnergySmart Loans

Boulder County announced loans for energy efficiency improvements are now available through Elevations Credit Union, with interest rates purportedly beginning at 2. 75 percent. Voters approved a ballot initiative called the ClimateSmart Loan program in 2008. That program allowed property owners to borrow money from the County with a property assessment paid back over time.Continue reading “County Finalizes Deal to Fund EnergySmart Loans”

Boulder County Commissioners Consider Sustainability Tax

A poll was commissioned by Boulder County to test voter support for some type of tax to fund sustainability measures. Respondents were asked if they would support either a property or a sales tax increase that would fund programs such as EnergySmart’s energy-efficiency retrofits to homes and businesses; home weatherization programs for low-income families; “infrastructureContinue reading “Boulder County Commissioners Consider Sustainability Tax”