Energy Assessments

Improve the comfort and energy efficiency of your home or farm, and save money at the same time.

The First Step Home Efficiency Program is one of our most successful programs to date.  Through this low-cost, high-return program, many residents save roughly $140 annually on their utility bills (though this varies greatly depending on characteristics of your home).  The program is available to both tenants and homeowners, and for many households, this program is free!

Getting a home energy assessment is easy. Call the Green AmeriCorps team at (563) 382-4207 ext. 2 or get more information by clicking the link below!

Agriculture is the dominant land use and economic mainstay of Howard County. Major cost categories include Nitrogen inputs to cropland; electricity and gas usage in livestock facilities such as dairy, hog, and poultry, and in grain drying; and equipment fuels for field operations.

Much of that energy can be saved through efficiency practices, and much more generated right on the farm through renewables. Taking advantage of these opportunities will help the pocketbooks of farmers, contribute greatly to local economies, and reduce our regional contribution to climate change.

To learn more about farm energy assessments and request an assessment, click the link below!