Community Action Agency

Home Energy 101

OCCAA partners with Holland Energy Fund to provide audits for Holland BPW customers called Home Energy 101. This program allows you to work with a trained energy educator to find the best areas for uility savings and efficiency improvements for your home, apartment, or condo. Not only does this program idenify up to $300 worth of FREE energy savings supplies to lower your uility bills, it is also a prerequisite to apply for Holland Energy Fund rebates. Your journey to a more efficient and comfortable home starts with a FREE 60-90 minute Home Energy 101 session led by a trained home energy educator from OCCAA. Click on the link below and sign up through Holland Energy Fund and request an OCCAA Energy Educator today!

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Together With Your OCCAA Educator, You Will:

  1. Review past utility bills to see how they compare to homes like yours in the area.
  2. Identify opportunities for free energy savings supplies, which we'll mail to you after our session.
  3. Review information on how to use your energy savings supplies.
  4. View thermal images of your home that show where insulation or sealing is needed.
  5. Create an energy plan for your home.
Energy Savings Supplies
  • Caulk
  • Spray foam insulation
  • Weather stripping (various lengths)
  • Duct, outlet, and furnace seals
  • Faucet aerators and water saving shower heads
  • Pipe wrap
  • Window air conditioner covers
  • Storm window insulation kit
  • Laser infared temperature sensor and plug-in power meter
  • LED light bulbs
  • Programmable thermostat