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Services Provided by The Energy Resource Center

Energy Resource Center services are aimed at keeping people safe and warm while reducing energy bills.  ERC seeks to provide weatherization services for income-qualified individuals as well as those that are able to pay and want their dollars to provide services for those in need.

Free Weatherization Services

for income-qualified Individuals

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The Energy Resource Center offers free energy efficiency evaluations and upgrades to income-qualified residents of El Paso, Denver, Jefferson, Teller, Fremont, Elbert, Douglas, Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Mineral, Saguache and Rio Grande counties. We operate the program in conjunction with Colorado Springs Utilities, Excel Energy, Colorado Energy Office (CEO) and other area utility companies.

CSU HEAP

(Colorado Springs Utility Customers Only)

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The Energy Resource Center works with Colorado Springs Utilities to help middle-income families make their homes warmer and more energy efficient through the Home Efficiency Assistance Program (HEAP). The program provides energy and water efficiency improvements and cost savings on monthly utilities bill.

Paying it Forward

(Paid Services)

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ERC offers weatherization services for people who want to reduce energy bills AND provide financial support the free services ERC provides to keep our community members safe and warm. 100% of the profits from Pay-it-Forward jobs are reinvested into the nonprofit side of our organization, increasing the number of low-income families we serve.

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Prevention & Education

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ERC places new Carbon Monoxide detectors in all of their homes.