Media: Minneapolis providing no-cost Home Energy Squad visits (SW Journal)

Jul 25, 2018

CEE administers 0% financing for the City of Minneapolis and delivers Home Energy Squad on behalf of CenterPoint Energy and Xcel Energy. 

Excerpt from the Southwest Journal:

The city is paying for the residents to receive a visit from the Home Energy Squad, a program run by Xcel Energy and CenterPoint Energy. Home Energy Squad professionals install energy-savings measures during the visits that include LED lightbulbs, programmable thermostats and high-efficiency showerhead and faucet aerators. The professionals also test the homes for air leaks, inspect attic and wall insulation using an infrared camera and check heating systems and water heaters.

Home Energy Squad professionals may recommend energy upgrades such as new insulation or air sealing during the visits. Qualifying Minneapolis participants can get 0 percent financing on those upgrades through the end of the year or while the city funding lasts.

The program is open to both renters and homeowners, though renters will sign a waiver related to landlord permission to install certain measures...

Read the full article at the Southwest Jounal