Pueblo County EERE Residential

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Pueblo County Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE)

RESIDENTIAL

      • LOW INCOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LEAP)

        What: Heating bill assistance November - April.

        Who: Pueblo County Housing & Human Services

        Where: 2631 E 4th St., Pueblo, CO 81001

        Telephone: 719-583-6987

        Low Income Requirement:

        NUMBER IN HOUSEHOLD

        HOUSEHOLD INCOME

        1

        $18,210

        2

        $24,690

        3

        $31,170

        4

        $37,650

        5

        $44,130

        6

        $50,610

        7

        $57,090

        8

        $63,570

        More than 8 people, add the following for each additional person

        $6,480

      • BLACK HILLS ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (BHEAP)

        What: Year-round electricity bill assistance.

        Who: Black Hills Energy

        Where: 105 S. Victoria Avenue, Pueblo, CO 81003

        Telephone: 888-890-5554

        Low Income Requirement:

        NUMBER IN HOUSEHOLD

        HOUSEHOLD INCOME

        1

        $19,421

        2

        $26,285

        3

        $33,149

        4

        $40,013

        5

        $46,877

        6

        $53,741

        7

        $60,605

        8

        $67,469

        More than 8 people, add the following for each additional person

        $6,864

      • PUEBLO COUNTY HOUSING AND HUMAN SERVICES BILL PAYMENT ASSISTANCE

        What: Year-round gas and electricity energy bill assistance.

        Who: Pueblo County Housing & Human Services

        Where: 2631 E 4th St., Pueblo, CO 81001

        Telephone: 719-583-6987

        Low Income Requirement:

        NUMBER IN HOUSEHOLD

        HOUSEHOLD INCOME

        1

        $37,760

        2

        $43,120

        3

        $48,480

        4

        $53,840

        5

        $58,160

        6

        $62,480

        7

        $66,800

        8

        $71,120

      • CATHOLIC CHARITIES BILL PAYMENT ASSISTANCE

        What: Year-round gas and electricity energy bill assistance.

        Who: Catholic Charities

        Where: 429 W. 10th St. Pueblo, CO 81003

        Telephone: 719-544-4233

        Low Income Requirement:

        NUMBER IN HOUSEHOLD

        HOUSEHOLD INCOME

        1

        $37,760

        2

        $43,120

        3

        $48,480

        4

        $53,840

        5

        $58,160

        6

        $62,480

        7

        $66,800

        8

        $71,120

      • THE SALVATION ARMY BILL PAYMENT ASSISTANCE

        What: Year-round gas and electricity energy bill assistance.

        Who: The Salvation Army

        Where: 401 S. Prairie Ave., Pueblo, CO 81005

        Telephone: 719-543-3656

        Low Income Requirement:

        NUMBER IN HOUSEHOLD

        HOUSEHOLD INCOME

        1

        $37,760

        2

        $43,120

        3

        $48,480

        4

        $53,840

        5

        $58,160

        6

        $62,480

        7

        $66,800

        8

        $71,120

      • BLACK HILLS ENERGY BUDGET BILLING

        What: A stable payment plan for your monthly electricity bill.

        Who: Black Hills Energy

        Where: 105 S. Victoria Avenue, Pueblo, CO 81003

        Telephone: 888-890-5554

        Low Income Requirement: None

      • CRISIS INTERVENTION PROGRAM (CIP)

        What: Emergency repair or replacement of the home's primary

        heating system such as a furnace.

        Who: Pueblo County Housing & Human Services

        Where: 2631 E 4th St., Pueblo, CO 81001

        Telephone: 1-855-469-4328

        Low Income Requirement:

        NUMBER IN HOUSEHOLD

        HOUSEHOLD INCOME

        1

        $18,210

        2

        $24,690

        3

        $31,170

        4

        $37,650

        5

        $44,130

        6

        $50,610

        7

        $57,090

        8

        $63,570

        More than 8 people, add the following for each additional person

        $6,480

        *Those currently on LEAP automatically qualify for CIP.

      • EMERGENCY REPAIRS AND ESSENTIAL SERVICES PROGRAM (ERESP)

        What: Electrical, plumbing, furnace replacements, and roofing air conditioners (swamp coolers) for homeowners experiencing an emergency situation.

        Who: Pueblo County Housing & Human Services

        Where: 2631 E 4th St., Pueblo, CO 81001

        Telephone: 719-583-6320

        Qualifications:

        1. Customers must be buying, or own their home.
        2. The unit must be their primary place of residence.
        3. Homeowner must be age 60+ years or older.

        Low Income Requirement:

        NUMBER IN HOUSEHOLD

        HOUSEHOLD INCOME 30% OF MEDIAN

        VERY LOW INCOME

        LOW INCOME

        1

        $12,600

        $21,000

        $33,600

        2

        $16,020

        $24,000

        $38,400

        3

        $20,160

        $27,000

        $43,200

        4

        $24,300

        $30,000

        $48,000

        5

        $28,440

        $32,400

        $51,850

      • DIRECT INSTALL PROGRAM

        What: Evaporative coolers, refrigerators, storm windows, thermostats, water heater blankets, and lighting.

        Who: Pueblo County Housing & Human Services

        Where: 2631 E 4th St., Pueblo, CO 81001

        Telephone: 719-583-6320

        Low Income Requirement:

        NUMBER IN HOUSEHOLD

        HOUSEHOLD INCOME

        1

        $37,760

        2

        $43,120

        3

        $48,480

        4

        $53,840

        5

        $58,160

        6

        $62,480

        7

        $66,800

        8

        $71,120

      • PUEBLO COUNTY WEATHERIZATION

        What: program provides energy upgrades to income-qualified homes to help keep energy costs low.

        Who: Pueblo County Housing & Human Services

        Where: 2631 E 4th St., Pueblo, CO 81001

        Telephone: 719-583-6110

        Low Income Requirement:

        NUMBER IN HOUSEHOLD

        HOUSEHOLD INCOME

        1

        $23,760

        2

        $32,040

        3

        $40,320

        4

        $48,600

        5

        $56,880

        6

        $65,160

        7

        $73,460

        8

        $81,780

        More than 8 people, add the following for each additional person

        $8,320

      • COLORADO AFFORDABLE RESIDENTIAL ENERGY (CARE)

        What: Energy audit, energy education, lighting, insulation, HVAC, low-flow fixtures.

        Who: Energy Outreach Colorado

        Where: 225 E. 16th Avenue, Suite 200 Denver, Colorado 80203

        Telephone: (303) 226-5061

        Low Income Requirement:

        NUMBER IN HOUSEHOLD

        HOUSEHOLD INCOME

        1

        $37,760

        2

        $43,120

        3

        $48,480

        4

        $53,840

        5

        $58,160

        6

        $62,480

        7

        $66,800

        8

        $71,120

      • HOME ENERGY EVALUATION

        What: Identifies opportunities to reduce your energy bills.

        Who: Black Hills Energy

        Where: 105 S. Victoria Avenue, Pueblo, CO 81003

        Telephone: 888-567-0799

        Low Income Requirement: None

        Click here for a Free Online Home Energy Report

        Who: San Isabel Electric Association

        Where: 781 E. Industrial Blvd., Pueblo West, CO 81007

        Telephone: 719-647-6251 or energyservices@siea.com

        Low Income Requirement: None

      • REBATES

        What: Get money back when you buy certain energy efficient products. Lighting, heating units, cooling units, insulation, refrigeration, dishwashers, clothing washers and dryers, and air sealing are all eligible.

        Who: Black Hills Energy

        Where: 105 S. Victoria Avenue, Pueblo, CO 81003

        Telephone: 888-567-0799

        Low Income Requirement: None

        Who: San Isabel Electric Association

        Where: 781 E. Industrial Blvd., Pueblo West, CO 81007

        Telephone: 719-647-6242 or energyservices@siea.com

        Low Income Requirement: None

        Who: Xcel Energy

        Telephone: 1-800-895-4999

        Low Income Requirement: None

      • *NEW* WHOLE HOUSE FAN

        What: Save 50%-90% on A/C related electricity costs with a whole house fan. Available to all residents in Southern Colorado.

        Who: San Isabel Electric Association

        Where: 781 E. Industrial Blvd., Pueblo West, CO 81007

        Telephone: 719-647-6251

        Low Income Requirement: None

      • VIEW YOUR BILLS

        Watch this short video to learn how to access your online Black Hills Energy billing information.

      • APPLIANCE TESTING

        The new Kill-A-Watt check-out program is live! Visit your nearest library branch to check out a meter and test your appliances! Kill A Watt

        ACCESSING YOUR ELECTRICITY DATA

        Watch this video to learn more about accessing your data.

        Need assistance finding energy efficient appliances, or replacement appliance models, parts, or guides? We recommend Energy Star and Centriq.

    • Residential Energy Upgrade Loan (RENU)

      The RENU Loan program is a statewide residential loan program sponsored by the Colorado Energy Office (CEO), in partnership with Elevations Credit Union. It makes home energy upgrades easy and affordable by offering low-cost, long-term financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements. To qualify, you must work with a RENU-authorized contractor.

    • Colorado RENU Loan Terms:

      • Loans from $500 to $35,000
      • Finance up to 100% of the project cost
      • Competitive interest rates starting at 2.75% APR
      • 36-, 60-, 84-, 120- or 180-month terms
    • What can you finance? A few examples:

      • Space heating & cooling
      • Insulation & air sealing
      • Water heating
      • Energy analysis & monitoring
      • Windows & doors
      • ENERGY STAR appliances
      • Lighting
      • Solar PV and solar thermal
    • Learn more about RENU

    • Find a RENU-authorized contractor serving Pueblo County

    • Become a RENU-authorized contractor