Want to upgrade your home? You could be eligible for a FREE Home Energy Assessment + FREE energy improvements. CORE’s Income-qualified program is available for homeowners and renters on a limited income in Pitkin and Eagle counties.

Free Program Benefits

  • Home Energy Assessment to identify energy issues and solutions for your home.
  • Energy upgrades from Step 1 and Step 2 of The Path to Zero. Depending on your home’s priorities, to help you take control over your utility bills, improve the comfort and safety of your home, and save money each month.
  • Energy coaching to help guide you through the upgrade process.


Please see the income guidelines at right to determine if eligibility for the program. Among many sources, unemployment, and other household assistance programs, automatically qualify residents for the program. Three recent pay stubs can also establish household income. Please keep in mind: household income is a total of all income earned (before taxes) from all adults living in the home. This includes non-family roommates.
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In Home
Max. Annual Income
Max. Annual Income
1 $56,300 $52,650
2 $64,350 $60,200
3 $72,400 $67,700
4 $80,400 $75,200
5 $86,850 $81,250
6 $93,300 $87,250
7 $99,700 $93,250
8 $106,150 $99,300
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CORE’s Income-qualified program known as Colorado’s Affordable Residential Energy Program, is a partnership between Energy Outreach Colorado and local non-profit administrators. CORE administers the program for Pitkin and Eagle County residents of the Roaring Fork Valley.

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Hannah Itzler

Residential Energy Programs Manager

970.925.9775 x507