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HomeCheck® On-Sitearrows

A free energy assessment of your South Dakota home, built before Dec. 31, 2003, can lead to significant savings for years to come.

The first step toward making your home more energy efficient is to give it an inspection with MidAmerican Energy's EnergyAdvantage® HomeCheck program. Not only is the energy assessment by a MidAmerican Energy energy specialist free, so are several energy-saving improvements that may be implemented at the time of the assessment.

How Does it Work?
The specialist will provide you with a report of the condition of your home's insulation, heating and cooling efficiency, water heating equipment and the condition of your windows. This report can then be used as a guide for implementing energy-efficient improvements. Free improvements that may be made at the time of assessment include:
  • A water heater insulation blanket
  • Six feet of water pipe insulation
  • Up to two energy-saving faucet aerators
  • Up to two energy-saving shower heads
  • A programmable thermostat
The energy specialist will examine the existing insulation level in your home. If the home qualifies for insulation rebates, the specialist will recommend insulation with rebates up to 30 or 60 percent up to $1,000 each for attic and sidewall. A list of participating insulation contractors is provided here.

Getting Started
Those who qualify for HomeCheck must be residential customers in South Dakota who live in and own – or landlords who own – homes or mobile homes built before Dec. 31, 2003, whose primary heating energy is supplied directly by MidAmerican Energy. If you are interested in decreasing immediate and long-term energy costs, make an appointment with an energy specialist by calling 800-545-0762 to arrange for your free HomeCheck. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

View our HomeCheck brochure for more information on the HomeCheck program. You also may request a free on-site assessment or perform an online energy assessment for your home.

Water heating efficiency measures are applied only to equipment using energy supplied by MidAmerican Energy. Other restrictions may apply. Please call to verify your eligibility.

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