Limited Time Bonus Incentive for Rental Property Owners
Fort Collins Utilities’ Epic Homes program is offering additional rebates to eligible rental property owners who complete air sealing and insulation upgrades in their rentals after their initial assessment.
Rebates will be increased by 50% up to $500 per site while funds last. Find out more about eligibility criteria and which measures qualify at fcgov.com/bonusrebate.
Epic Homes for Rentals is your one-stop shop for rental property energy efficiency upgrades.#
There are more than 30,000 rental units in Fort Collins – how will you set your rental property apart from the pack? Epic Homes for Rentals can help!
Stay ahead of deferred maintenance
- Avoid emergency maintenance needs
- Improve the performance and extend the life of your heating and cooling equipment
- Save money with rebates
Improve tenant retention
- Energy efficiency/more affordable energy bills
- Better indoor environmental quality
- Improved comfort and wellbeing
- Since 2019, requests for energy assessments in rentals have increased by 183%
- Since 2019, energy efficiency upgrades in rentals have increased by 88%
Click on your building type below to view the offerings that are available for your rental.#
Landlord and Property Manager Resources#
Additional Epic Homes Offerings#
Epic Loans Are Available
Finance efficiency or solar projects through Utilities with no money down and easy monthly payments on your utility bill.
Choose to Participate in an Epic IEQ Study
In partnership with Epic Homes, Colorado State University is conducting an indoor environmental quality (IEQ) study as it relates to efficiency upgrades.
Claim Your Epic Certificate
After completing upgrades, be sure to claim your certificate documenting your efficiency improvements and solar projects.
Buying or Selling a Home?
Epic Real Estate Allies are trained and knowledgeable about all components of Epic Homes, especially the Epic Certificate and how to use it to sell homes.
Even if you do not own your home, you can make it more comfortable and efficient.
A Collaboration with Efficiency Works#
Efficiency Works™ Homes is a regional collaboration with Platte River Power Authority (PRPA) and Fort Collins Utilities, Loveland Water and Power, Longmont Power & Communications, and Estes Park Light & Power. We work alongside PRPA, and the three other member-owner communities, to offer energy efficiency services to residents.
A Focus on Rentals#
Epic Homes won the 2018 Bloomberg Mayors Challenge for its proposal to bring together energy efficiency and easy financing options with an emphasis on health and well-being for Fort Collins homes, and an increased focus on connecting with rental property owners to improve the quality of Fort Collins' rental housing stock. It's not about the home, it's about the people living in the home.
Did You Know?
Maintaining your cooling equipment ensures it is running efficiently.
Washing machines are most efficient when fully loaded.
Replacing some bluegrass with low water-using planting beds can save water and money.