Home Energy Efficiency


Xcel Energy

Through Partners in Energy, Xcel Energy provides free services for communities in its Colorado service areas to develop customized energy plans and then assists with implementing those plans.

 Partners in Energy 2019 Graduation Summary

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In 2017, the Town of Minturn was accepted to participate in Xcel Energy’s Partners in Energy offering. Through a facilitated engagement process in collaboration with Xcel Energy, the Town of Minturn developed an Energy Action Plan to move the Minturn community towards new greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, energy reduction, and renewable energy goals over the next 18-months and beyond.


Program Highlight

Make your home more comfortable and efficient! Know how your home uses energy to help discover where you might be able to save. Our utility provider, Xcel Energy, offers a variety of rebates and incentives to help you implement energy-saving opportunities that improve the comfort and performance of your home. The best place to start is with a Home Energy Squad® visit! Call (303) 446-7910 to schedule.

Home Energy Squad

Does your home have drafty doors, an old thermostat, or inefficient incandescent light bulbs? The Home Energy Squad® can fix these things and more in one visit quickly, efficiently, and affordably. Expert technicians take care of all the little things for you, which can add up to big savings on your energy bill. If you are interested in making even bigger changes to improve your home, invest in a Home Energy Squad Plus visit, which includes a full Home Energy Audit.

Be a Minturn Energy Saver!

Do your part to help the Town of Minturn achieve its energy vision and goals by taking advantage of resources available for your home and/or business to save energy and money.


Energy Vision

Minturn will be Vail Valley's energy leader by advancing opportunities for the community, residents, and businesses through the promotion of energy efficiency, economic vitality, and a renewable energy future.


  • Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reduction Goal: Reduce building-related GHG emissions 5% per year, and 80% by 2050 (2016 baseline).
  • Energy Reduction Goal: Achieve a 5% energy reduction from community-wide by mid-2019 (2016 baseline).
  • Renewable Energy Goal: Engage 5% of Minturn households and businesses in an available Xcel Energy renewable energy program.


Review the Minturn Energy Snapshot here.


2019 LED Swap Impact Report



LogoTo help make your home and/or business more comfortable and efficient, Xcel Energy offers a variety rebates and incentives for you to take advantage of.


LogoIn addition, Walking Mountains Science Center assists in administering other energy initiatives and coaching services locally through Energy Smart Colorado and Colorado's Affordable Residential Energy (CARE) Program.

Explore the many rebate and incentive programs and support available to you below.


Xcel Energy Residential

Not sure what program is the right fit for your household? Speak with an energy efficiency specialist at (855) 839-8862 for free energy advice and expertise.

Xcel Energy Business

Not sure what program is the right fit for your business? Call the Xcel Energy Business Solutions Center at 1-800-481-4700 to talk to an Energy Efficiency Specialist for free energy advice and expertise.

Walking Mountains Science Center

Energy Smart Colorado is a program that assists residents and business owners in improving the comfort, safety and efficiency of their homes and/or businesses. Let the Energy Smart Colorado team at Walking Mountains Science Center help you become more energy efficient!

Colorado’s Affordable Residential Energy (CARE) Program

Qualified homeowners and tenants can receive FREE assistance help to reduce energy bills through the CARE program. Services range from appliance upgrades to air sealing depending on a home’s priorities. To qualify, a household must be at or below 80% of the area median income. Interested? Call (970) 328-8777 or read more online at the Energy Smart at Walking Mountains website.

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