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The Energy Resource Center

Energy Resource Center is a non-profit construction company assisting income-qualified families through energy efficiency improvements. Work completed includes insulation, HVAC, hot water heaters, lighting, appliances, air sealing and more. These efforts save money on energy bills, cuts energy waste reducing the demand on natural resources, assists with the affordable housing crisis and creates a safe environment for Colorado residents to thrive.

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We rely heavily on donations from generous individuals and business owners in the region to support our programs.

Free Services

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We offer free home energy audits and weatherization assistance to income-qualified homeowners and renters.

Pay It Forward

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Purchase an energy audit or energy upgrades from ERC and a portion of your fees will go to help families in need.

Life doesn’t ask permission

When times get tough, our neighbors deserve an ally that eases their home energy struggles so they can stop worrying and get back to living.

According to statistics from Colorado State University, if Americans used 30% less energy in their homes, 450 power plants across the country would not be needed. ERC services help by cutting energy waste in every home served.

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A survey of low-income households revealed these adverse responses to high energy bills

[source : National Energy Assistance Directors Association]

%

Went without food for at least one day

%

Went without medical or dental care

%

Didn't fill prescription or took reduced dose

Review | Doug Nelson

I phoned the ERC today about some questions I had concerning my furnace and winterizing. They were very helpful and answered my questions. I know they have been around for quite a long time and I know them to do excellent work helping low-income residents with their...

Review | Jen Armour

These people are awesome! They are very helpful and very professional in the way that they conduct business. Insulation, door seals, digital thermostat, proper dryer venting, and on and on, all for free because I am low income. I can't recommend them enough if you are...

Review | Barb Finch

Fabulous job, excellent workmanship and exceptional people! The weatherization done to my home exceeds all expectations. Insulation, furnace repair, duct sealing, CO2 detector, blanket for the hot water heater and weather stripping are just a few of the many things...

ERC Service Areas

We proudly serve 21 Colorado counties, with offices in:

  • Pikes Peak Region
  • Denver Metro
  • San Luis Valley
  • Northern Colorado

 

$713

average reduction in annual utility bill for the approximately 2,000 homes served by ERC last year

$12,238

Lifetime energy savings potential per household

252,000

estimated eligible households in the counties that ERC serves