The Denver Energy Challenge maintains a partnership program with contractors who wish to obtain mentoring and quality assurance checks to improve the quality of their work. You may elect to use one of these contractors, or any Xcel trade ally. Here’s an overview of what the process normally looks like: En EspaƱol

  1. You and your Energy Advisor complete an Energy Action Report for your home.
  2. Either you or your Energy Advisor contacts one of the contractors to set up an appointment based on the measure(s) you want to do at home. Note: You are not required to use these contractors.
  3. Contractor uses the energy action report (or audit if you obtained one)  to provide you with a proposal for the work you’d like to have done.
  4. Contractor provides you with a proposal.
  5. You and your Energy Advisor come up with a strategy and priority list for the work you’d like to have done.
  6. Contractor gets to work making your home more energy efficient.

Our Certified Contractors

The following list of contractors participate in the partnership program. Please note you may choose to work with any contractor you wish.

Certified Solar Contractors

The City and County of Denver doesn't maintain a list of Solar Contractors, but we recommend choosing a solar contractor who is NABCEP certified. You can also check with COSEIA at

For Contractors

If you are an efficiency or solar contractor working in the residential sector and would like to apply to the partnership program click here.


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