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FREE home energy audits from Duke Energy (limited availability)
A trained energy specialist will visit your home and conduct a thorough in-home analysis and provide you with a free energy efficiency starter kit. Limited availability, first come, first served.
Eligibility: Duke Energy customer, homeowner, single family home, lived there for at least 4 months, have an electric water heater and/or electric heat.
Contact: Call toll free 1-877-388-7676 or submit online form at
Home energy audits are also available from private firms. For Durham homes, they generally cost around $300 to $600. These audits typically find ways to save energy that more than pay this cost. Home energy auditors serving Durham include the following:
Building Science Consulting
Southern Energy Management
For more service providers, see the Professional Directory developed by the North Carolina Solar Center.