Energy Efficiency Opportunities for Residents

Are you looking for ways to save energy? Do you want to improve energy efficiency in your home? Reducing energy losses through energy efficiency upgrades can help you save money.

Below are some energy solutions for residents.

Electric Vehicles

Renewable Energy

Available Programming and Resources

Are you interested in renewable energy but confused about what options are available? Xcel Energy offers different programs and resources outlined below to meet your unique needs.

  • Solar*Rewards® - Install solar panels to produce your own energy and sell energy you don’t use back to Xcel Energy.
  • Windsource® - An easy, flexible, low-risk way to power your business with wind energy.


Why should you participate in these programs?

  • Green your fuel source mix
  • Reduce your greenhouse gas emissions
  • Contribute to Centennial’s community energy goals

Home Energy Efficiency

  • Aging in Place(PPTX, 8MB) - Your home can be your haven and a technology hub. The City of Centennial wants residents to thrive in their homes as long as they wish, no matter their age or circumstance.
  • LED Lighting - LEDs, especially ENERGY STAR®-qualified products, typically use 70 to 90% less energy and last at least 15 times longer than the traditional incandescent bulbs they replace.* Xcel Energy has teamed up with participating retailers to bring you special discounts – save up to $3 on select models of LEDs. Take advantage of the savings at Xcel Energy’s website.
  • Refrigerator Recycling - Recycle your old fridge or freezer and make a cool $50! Try a safe, helpful way to get rid of that old, still-functional fridge or freezer. If you’re an Xcel Energy electricity customer, they’ll come pick it up and recycle it for free. You’ll make some extra cash, save money on future energy bills, and help the environment. Visit or call 866-552-8755 to schedule your pickup.
  • Home Energy Squad® - For just $50, the Home Energy Squad will come to your home and swap out traditional incandescent light bulbs for LEDs, install a programmable thermostat, weather-strip a drafty door, install energy-efficient shower heads and aerators, and more. Installation, labor, and materials are FREE and valued at $200! Schedule a visit online today.

    Home Energy Squad also is offering FREE virtual home energy visits. Just like a typical visit, the virtual assessment provides you with personalized recommendations to help you add comfort and energy savings to your home year-round. Using a smart device, a Home Energy Squad technician will guide you through your home to identify key opportunities. Xcel Energy can even deliver a FREE, customized kit of energy-saving items to your home for DIY installation.
  • Heating & Cooling Efficiency - Heating and cooling your home can account for 50 percent of your energy bill. Xcel Energy can help you save through rebates for high efficiency air conditioning, upgrading your furnace, high efficiency water heaters, home insulation and more. Learn more about Xcel Energy's Heating & Cooling Efficiency rebates. 
  • Water Heater Rebates - You can turn hot water into cold, hard cash. Earn a rebate on a high-efficiency natural gas or electric water heater that can help you save energy and money. Water heaters are typically your second largest energy consumer in your home, consuming 18% of the energy you use.
  • Arapahoe County Weatherization Division - The Arapahoe County Weatherization Division installs free energy conservation measures and energy-efficient appliances in low-income households in Adams County and Arapahoe County. The program helps eligible residents to conserve energy and save money on heating and cooling bills, while improving the comfort of their homes year-round. Learn more about eligibility requirements and specific services at the Arapahoe County Weatherization Division webpage.