News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 24, 2012
EnergyWorks KC launches new 7 Steps to Energy Efficiency video
EnergyWorks KC (EWKC), the City of Kansas City, Mo.’s citywide energy efficiency program, launched its new 7 Steps to Energy Efficiency video today. The video clarifies the process and benefits of making energy efficiency improvements to Kansas City, Mo., residential and commercial properties by utilizing EWKC’s limited-time program resources. The video is available for viewing at http://www.youtube.com/energyworkskc.
“EWKC understands the concerns that homeowners and business owners may have about the program, which is why we created this video—to demonstrate just how easy it is for them to complete the energy analysis, make the upgrades and then to receive their rebates,” said Denise Dillard, EnergyWorks KC staff. “The video provides details on how to get in touch with us and even what to expect during the process.”
In the video, EWKC Customer Service Representative Eric Person walks through the seven simple steps to making energy efficiency improvements, from the first step of contacting a knowledgeable program representative, to the final step of completing the rebate application and enjoying a more comfortable, healthier home or business.
Home and business owners begin by speaking with an EWKC energy expert and then input their annual energy use data into the portal at www.EnergyWorksKC.org. Next, participants select a certified energy efficiency analyst and complete the thorough analysis to clearly understand which energy efficiency upgrades are best suited to reduce energy costs and waste. Program participants can compare contractor bids before making the recommended energy efficiency improvements. The post-installation analysis should be scheduled afterwards to verify upgrades were completed correctly.
EWKC offers resources including rebates and varied financing incentives such as a 0 percent interest rate for one year toward loans that make suggested energy efficiency improvements affordable.
For more information about EWKC, call 816-531-SAVE (7283) or visit www.EnergyWorksKC.org.
Media inquiries regarding EnergyWorks KC should be directed to Danielle Baulckim, EnergyWorks KC marketing coordinator, at 816-513-3473 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.kcmo.org/ewkc.
About EWKC:EnergyWorks KC is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009, an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant provided by the U.S. Department of Energy. Its goal is to complete 2,000 conversions by April 2013.