LAST CHANCE TO ENTER: $50,000 Energy Efficiency Makeover

by , 01/30/07

Flex Your Power Energy Efficient Home Makeover

If you own a home in the Bay Area, don’t miss your chance to turn your abode into a lean green energy-efficient machine. Sponsored by local news radio outfit KGO, Flex Your Power, ABC7, Sustainable Spaces and Lowe’s, the $50,000 “Energy Efficient Home Makeover” contest ends this Wednesday, January 31st!

The lucky winner will enjoy quite the laundry list of energy-efficient home upgrades, from Sustainable Space’s “efficiency audit” to Energy Star appliances and efficient lighting options from Lowe’s, and more. For more information and to enter the official contest, visit KGO’s website.

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  1. ja January 31, 2007 at 2:54 pm

    Wow, I wish residents of Colorado were eligible for this! Denver metro has both significant heating and cooling demands, with great solar and wind availability. Most houses here, even new ones, aren’t built to be very energy efficient. My 56′ ranch with zero insulation in the walls and steel buck frame windows would be lovely for this:-)
    I’ve put in an 98% HE furnace, and am trying to save for windows next while I dream of solar panels and tankless water heaters!!

    Who can I lobby for contest like that here?

  2. Susan Linares January 30, 2007 at 3:04 pm

    Our home is from 1914 and would greatly benefit from an energy overhall!

  3. Pamela Treadway January 30, 2007 at 1:16 pm

    My husband and I own a home that was built in 1949. At the time it was sited for a year, primarily to make optimal use of the sun. The side of the house facing the sun is all glass and on sunny days, the house will heat up to high 70’s, naturally. It’s designed is Frank Lloyd Wright inspired – his two students, Anshen and Allen, built the house. They were also involved in the design of Eichler homes. The side of the house that is all glass also has an incredible views of Mt Tam. And, living in the house is like living with nature, all year round. As we look to do some remodeling of our house, we are very interested in energy efficiency and design.

  4. david hyman January 30, 2007 at 12:15 pm

    would love to win this. my house seems to be very poor when it comes to energy savings.

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