Learn how to reduce your energy use and save money. KFNA has teamed up with the Center for Energy and Environment, CenterPoint Energy, and Xcel Energy to offer Kingfield homeowners Community Energy Services (CES), a full-service residential energy program. As a participant, you can receive information about installing low-cost or no-cost energy savers in your home, and have access to tools and financing if you are ready to make larger investments to reduce home energy use, such as insulating, sealing bypasses, and installing new windows.

Community Energy Services provides:
·         FREE educational workshops to teach homeowners how to lower their energy use and save money;
·         Low-cost items for immediate savings, which may include low-flow showerheads, setback thermostats, compact fluorescent light bulbs, gasket seals, door sweeps, faucet aerators, pipe insulation, and attic hatch weather stripping;
·         Home energy visits from qualified professionals who will identify additional ways for residents to save, including a blower door test. Receive up to $400 in services and materials for a co-pay of only $20. And, if you schedule and complete your visit before the end of 2009, the Kingfield Neighborhood Association will reimburse your entire $20 co-pay;
·         Personalized energy use inventory for the last 12 months and feedback the next 12 months, to measure the effectiveness of measures taken. Participants are also allowed to compare their energy use to that of their neighbors also participating in the program (confidentially, of course);
·         Financing, incentives, and rebates for those wishing to complete larger projects such as insulation or furnace replacement.

Reserve your spot at the workshop by contacting Beth Bennett at 612-335-5874 or bbennett@mncee.org. Workshops will be held at Martin Luther King Park (4055 Nicollet Avenue South)

Thursday, October 1st, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Lake Country School (3755 Pleasant)

OR

Saturday, October 3rd, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Martin Luther King Park (4055 Nicollet Avenue South)

All Kingfield homeowners are welcome! For more information, contact Ashley Robertson at (612)335-5869 or arobertson@mncee.org.

Help us get your entire block to the workshop! Contact Sarah Linnes-Robinson, KFNA Executive Director at (612)823-5980 or sarah@kingfield.org to see if someone has volunteered from your street to do outreach on this program to your neighbors yet!

Funding for this project was provided by the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund as recommended by the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR).

Comments

One Response to “New Residential Energy Program Coming to Kingfield!”

  1. Jan McGee on August 25th, 2009 4:50 PM

    I would like to participate in the home energy
    visit. I live at 3736 Harriet Ave S (townhome) and have encouraged others in our association to do the same. What is the procedure?

    Thanks!

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