Renew Rocktown helps promote free energy audits provided by HEC and other contractors for homes in Harrisonburg. A home energy audit, or assessment, is the first step to assess how much energy your home consumes and evaluates what measures you can take to make it more energy efficient. An assessment will show you problems that may, when corrected, save you significant amounts of money over time. Get your free energy audit from HEC here.
By connecting people with HEC services, 65 home energy audits were conducted in 2016. In order to pass down this knowledge, Gaines Group Architects trained 200 middle school and high school students to understand energy audits.
This is the act of protecting your home or building from natural elements – particularly sun light, precipitation and wind – and modifying it to reduce energy consumption and optimize energy efficiency. Community Housing Partners (CHP) offers free weatherization to those who income qualify. See if you are qualified here.
We aim to connect one mobile home per mobile home park with the Community Housing Partners Weatherization Program. Mobile homes are more susceptible to weather effects, but can easily conserve energy and lower monthly bills using the home weatherization program with CHP.