Low Income Energy Assistance


Efficiency Works and its partner utilities work with local non-profit Energy Outreach Colorado and Xcel Energy to offer low to medium income customers energy efficiency assistance and improvements at low or no cost.

Whether you own or rent a single-family home, multi-family building or nonprofit business, Efficiency Works and its local partners may be able to help you save money and improve your living environment. Contact Efficiency Works today to find out if you qualify and if funding is available.

Additionally, Larimer and Boulder counties and the Colorado Energy Office provide financial assistance for bill and weatherization work to low-income residents.

More information is available on free, energy-efficiency services through the Colorado Energy Office.

Northern Colorado
ENERGY STAR® Homes


When you are choosing a new home you want to know it will be as comfortable, durable and energy efficient as possible.

The choices you make as your new home is designed and built will have lasting effects on the comfort of your loved ones and your future peace of mind. With an ENERGY STAR certified home you’ll know that you’ve made a good decision for you and your family.

Other Power, Water and Local Utility Assistance


Colorado Energy Office

Drive Electric Northern Colorado

ENERGY STAR®: ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.

Colorado State University Extension: The Colorado State University Extension has several resources available for home gardeners including Colorado Master Gardeners and fact sheets.

Colorado Water Conservation Board

Colorado Water - Live Like You Love It

Colorado State University Extension: The Colorado State University Extension has several resources available for home gardeners including Colorado Master Gardeners and fact sheets.

Colorado WaterWise:

Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District: Conservation garden containing more than 700 plants and 60 turf grasses.  The gardens are free and open to the public every day of the year during daylight hours.

Plant Select: Plant Select® is a cooperative program administered by Denver Botanic Gardens and Colorado State University in concert with horticulturists and nurseries throughout the Rocky Mountain region and beyond. The purpose of Plant Select® is to seek out, identify and distribute the very best plants for landscapes and gardens from the intermountain region to the high plains.

Plant Talk Colorado: Provides reliable, timely information on more than 500 horticultural topics including xeriscape selecting trees, fertilizing lawns, and natural pesticides.

WaterSense: WaterSense is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program designed to encourage water efficiency in the United States

Fort Collins Loveland Water District: FCWD serves water to parts of North Loveland.

Little Thompson Water District: LTWD serves water to parts of south Loveland.

Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District: Northern Water is a public agency created in 1937, provides water for agricultural, municipal, domestic and industrial uses in northeastern Colorado.

Platte River Power Authority: Platte River Power Authority is a not-for-profit utility that generates and delivers reliable, low-cost and environmentally responsible electricity to its owner communities of Estes Park, Fort Collins, Longmont and Loveland, Colorado, where it is distributed by each municipal utility to residents and businesses.

Poudre Valley REA: Electric cooperative serving over 40,000 homes and businesses in Larimer, Boulder and Weld counties in Northern Colorado

Xcel Energy: Xcel energy is an investor owned utility the serves electricity to parts of Northern Colorado and is the natural gas provider for Loveland.

Fort Collins Community Solar

Estes Park Light and Power

Fort Collins Utilities

Longmont Power & Communications

Loveland Water and Power