Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Home Energy Savings Program Focuses on Glen Ellyn
The Home Energy Savings Program is a joint program offered to customers of both Nicor Gas and ComEd living in single family homes. The program offers a comprehensive home energy savings assessment that will evaluate opportunities for energy efficiency upgrades and provides financial incentives for completing those upgrades. A trained, Building Performance Institute (BPI) - certified Energy Advisor will conduct the assessment for a cost of $99.
This assessment includes:
Complete review of the home's HVAC, hot water, lighting, insulation, air leakage and major appliances;
Installation of up to 10 compact fluorescent light bulbs, high efficiency faucet aerators and shower heads, and hot water pipe wrap;
Installation of a programmable thermostat, if desired, at a discounted price of $21.89;
Incentives of up to $1,250 to complete recommended energy efficiency improvements; and
Incentivized weatherization work done by BPI certified CSG subcontractors.
The energy advisor will conduct the following tests as part of the energy assessment process:
Combustion safety - a diagnostic test of fuel-burning appliances for carbon monoxide levels;
Infrared camera scan that assesses air sealing and insulation opportunities.
Upon the conclusion of the assessment, the energy advisor will provide homeowners with a printout of their home's energy "road map" outlining a complete set of the energy saving home improvements they can make, and the incentives they are eligible to receive.
For more information, please call 877-821-9988 or visit the Nicor Gas Rebates website.