|Renewable Energy Center Energy Assessments|
Rural Small Business and Agricultural Energy Assessments
DRI has received a REAP (Rural Energy for America Program) grant from the USDA to conduct energy assessments for rural small businesses. DRI will be focusing on dairies and rural small businesses within 125 miles of Reno, in Northwest Nevada and parts of Northeastern California. The assessment includes an analysis of utility bills, a level II site visit and a final report which will include energy conservation measures (ECM) with an associated financial payback period. The grant covers 75% of the cost of an assessment, leaving the client with a cost of only $240. If you are interested in the program, please fill out the Pre-Audit Questionnaire. Information from the Pre-Audit questionnaire will help DRI determine if there will be a sufficient energy conservation measure to warrant the cost of an energy assessment. Please contact Curt Robbins (775-674-7129) with any questions.
Energy Audit Application
Energy Pros Energy Savings Database
The DRI is conducting energy savings calculations for windows and attic insulation upgrades performed by Energy Pros Inc. out of Las Vegas, Nevada. Energy Pros Inc. is offering Energy Studies which could result in energy savings up to 50%. More information can be found at the following link:
Residential Energy Assessments
The DRI Renewable Energy Center (REC) has developed a residential energy audit program. As part of this effort, we are publishing a series of articles to help the homeowner save energy and money and increase comfort, by identifying and implementing cost effective energy saving techniques. These are generally do-it-yourself items that do not require specialized skills or tools.
Energy Audit Articles
The following documents are available for download in PDF format. You will need the free Adobe Reader software to view and print the files.
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