Last week, Save-a-Ton, the regional energy conservation education and awareness program, encourages citizens to be wary of a number of high-pressure home audit sales efforts being undertaken in the Roanoke and New River Valleys. Postcards have been mailed to the region from two separate companies – EnergE Squad and American Home Energy Audit. In each case, the cards have advertised free dinners for two in exchange for sitting through presentations on audit services and energy conservation technologies. While on their own the technologies the companies are offering can be helpful in limited applications, their usefulness to homeowners in the climate of Southwest Virginia is minor. (Read full press release here)
Read the follow up story by the Roanoke Times and see how Save-A-Ton and others are working to help consumers make smart, informed choices about energy efficiency and conservation.