The Intercity Home Energy Squad® Challenge was formed in 2020 to challenge residents to learn how their home uses energy and identify energy-saving opportunities through a home energy visit from the Home Energy Squad. By learning more about their home’s energy use, residents can be better stewards of our resources and increase their home’s comfort with energy efficient improvements.
The Challenge tracks each city’s participation in Home Energy Squad visits as well as rebates earned. At the end of the year, the city with the highest participation and most rebates as a percentage of its housing, wins. The Challenge has four categories:
- Highest HES participation as a percentage of housing
- Highest HES participation as a percentage of housing (income qualified visits)
- Most air sealing, insulation and mechanical (heating and cooling) rebates as a percentage of housing.
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Check back throughout the year to see which cities are in the lead!
2023 Participating Cities
- Brooklyn Center
- Brooklyn Park
- Columbia Heights
- Coon Rapids
- Falcon Heights
- Golden Valley
- Mounds View
- New Hope
- St Louis Park