Garfield Clean Energy Residential Case Studies

Case studies are success stories about what regular people are doing to trim energy use and save money. While some techniques for saving energy are common and straightforward, others are not.

NEW: Hot water flowing again for single mom in Rifle (January 2019)

Seniors benefit from home energy improvements (March 2018)
Insulation, air sealing helps homes hold their heat during cold winter months

CARE warms up winter for 116 Garfield County households (January 2017)
Program for income-qualified families now in 22 rural Colorado counties

Energy efficient home cooling (August 2014)
Homeowners find relief from heat with evaporative coolers

Heat tape: Hidden source of high electric bills

Home Energy Program (June 2015)
Home energy visits making life better for families, seniors

Garfield Clean Energy's Residential Revolving Loan Fund (May 2014)
Homeowners using Revolving Loan Fund to cover upfront costs of energy upgrades

Giezentanner residence, Glenwood Springs (December 2014)
Repairs after house fire cut energy bills in half

Mittleider residence in Silt
"Silt Mesa Resident Puts His Home Through an Energy Makeover"

Pink Palace, Glenwood Springs (February 2014)
Historic Glenwood building gets extensive energy makeover, lowering costs, improving comfort
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Tiffany residence in Silt (September 2014)
Climate Control banishes ‘fire-breathing dragon’

Sunnyside Retirement Center, Glenwood Springs (Garfield County Housing Authority)
"Seniors, Staff Find 'Fantastic' Energy Savings at Sunnyside"

Toussaint-Ingram residence in Carbondale
"Carbondale couple cuts residential energy bills and increase home comfort"

Weller residence in No Name
"No Name resident warms up to energy upgrades"