Program offers free energy improvements

Program offers free energy improvements
Local News

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — We all know about the cost of living in mountain resort areas. Home lighting and heating can be a particular surprise for newcomers. A new program for lower-middle-income residents aims to help ease that particular strain.The local Energy Smart Colorado program — a joint effort that includes several other mountain counties and the state government — this fall launched a program that can provide free energy-efficiency improvements to both renters and owners in the area.The idea behind the program was to fill a void along the income spectrum. People with very low family incomes can qualify for …

Source:: Vail Daily Feed