Dream Green with the 2013 PowerSaver Home Makeover Contest

Thank you for visiting the PowerSaver Home Makeover Contest webpage.
The contest has now ended and we are pleased to announce the winners:

John Foster and Eiley Patterson, City of Charlottesville
Prize: $10,000 PowerSaver Home Makeover
Type of Home: single-family home
Year Built: 1920 Square Footage: 1,536 # of Bedrooms: 3 # of Bathrooms: 1.5
Energy Saving Opportunities: new Energy Star gas furnace, more attic and wall insulation, duct sealing
 
Kathleen Jones, Madison County
Prize: $5,000 PowerSaver Home Makeover
Type of Home: single-family ranch style with basement
Year Built: 1972 Square Footage: 1,200 # of Bedrooms: 3 # of Bathrooms: 2
Energy Saving Opportunities: new Energy Star heat pump, consolidating refrigeration units, sealing leaks, more insulation
 
Angela Richards, Fluvanna County
Prize: $5,000 PowerSaver Home Makeover
Type of Home: single-family ranch style with basement
Year Built: 1978 Square Footage: 1,400 # of Bedrooms: 3 # of Bathrooms: 2
Energy Saving Opportunities: attic insulation, sealing air leaks at attic hatch and fireplaces, updating refrigerator and water heater
 

Contest finalists were selected based on potential energy savings demonstrated by a brief home energy
self-assessment that all entrants were required to complete.

The online self-assessment is a simple and free tool that is available to all local residents year-round at leap.energysavvy.com.

For more information on the winners, click here.

For more information on PowerSaver Loans click here. For tips on saving energy, saving money
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The PowerSaver Home Makeover Contest is brought to you by:

Local Energy Alliance Program University of Virginia Community Credit Union PowerSaver Loans

Additional support provided by:

Dominion Virginia Power Rappahannock Electric Cooperative

A bit about our sponsors and how they can help you save money, save energy and improve your home:

Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP): is your one-stop-shop for who to call, what to do, and how to pay for it to make your home more energy efficient. More than 1,000 Central Virginia homeowners are enjoying lower energy bills and healthier, more comfortable homes thanks to LEAP's Home Performance with ENERGY STAR and other programs.

UVA Community Credit Union PowerSaver Loans: offers low-cost financing for energy-efficient home repairs and upgrades through its PowerSaver Loan Program. These loans provide a less expensive alternative to traditional financing. They also offer a rebate on Home Energy Assessments.

Dominion Virginia Power: offers several energy efficiency rebate programs for Dominion Virginia Power homeowners including Home Energy Check Ups, heat pump tune ups and upgrades, duct testing and sealing.

Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC): offers eligible REC members living in Albemarle, Greene, Louisa, Madison or Orange a free Home Energy Review and a variety of rebates on heat pump tune ups, duct and air sealing and insulation upgrades.