Energy Saver Kits

Alliant Energy, MidAmerican Energy Company, and Cedar Falls Utilities are partnering with Green Iowa AmeriCorps to offer home energy assessments in your area.

 

However, some of these services have been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are now offering a contact-free option to help you save energy with easy to install, energy efficient products.

Please complete the form below to provide us with the information needed to customize your energy saver kit.  Once you have ordered your energy saver kit, a member of Green Iowa AmeriCorps will contact you to arrange a time to deliver your kit to your doorstep.

What is in an Energy Saver Kit?

Each kit comes personally customized to fit the needs of your home! The item(s) you receive in your kit will vary depending on the answers given when you sign up to receive your Energy Saver Kit.

Here are some of the items you may receive:

  • LED Light Bulbs - Compared to the typical incandescent light bulbs, LED light bulbs use up to 90% less energy, produce the same quality of light and last up to 25 times longer.

  • Low-Flow Faucet Aerators - Low flow faucet aerators reduce the flow of water from the faucet without reducing pressure, saving both water and energy.

 

  • Low-Flow Shower Head - Low flow showerheads are designed to reduce the amount of water, without reducing the pressure.

 

  • Water Heater Pipe Insulation - Insulating your hot water pipes can reduce heat loss, which decreases the amount of energy needed to continue to heat your pipes.

 

  • Furnace Filter Whistle - This mechanism alerts you when you need to replace your furnace filter by producing a whistling noise. When you replace your furnace filter regularly, it increases the air quality within your house and allows for your HVAC system (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) to run smoothly.

 

  • Outlet/Light Switch Insulators - Outlet and light switch insulators help to reduce drafts from outlets and switches on exterior walls.

 

  • Rope Caulk - Rope caulk can be used to fill gaps around windows and doors to prevent airflow.

 

  • Expandable Spray Foam - Expandable spray foam can be used to fill larger gaps and cracks in spaces like basement foundations or attics. 

Watch this video from our Audit Coordinator James to see some of the items you may receive and to learn more!

Already received your Energy Saver Kit?

 

We would love to hear about your experience!

Please fill out this short survey below to tell us how we did.

Contact Us

UNI Center for Energy & Environmental Education | RM 111

University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0293

Phone: (319) 273-7233

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