Duke Energy installs free energy-saving products for Austin homeowners

They will host a dinner next week


PLAINFIELD, Ind. – Approximately 1,000 Duke Energy customers in Austin, Ind., are eligible to receive a free home energy makeover, courtesy of Duke Energy.

Through the company’s Neighborhood Energy Saver Program, qualifying Duke Energy customers will receive a free home energy assessment and installation of up to 16 energy-saving improvements at no cost to them. Free products include:

▪ Energy-efficient lightbulbs

▪ Energy-saving showerheads and aerators

▪ Caulking, weatherstripping and door sweeps

▪ Water heater wraps/pipe wrap

▪ Air filters

“The Neighborhood Energy Saver Program is a great way for us to help our customers save energy, save money and improve their quality of life,” said Duke Energy Government and Community Relations Manager Lisa Huber. “In addition to the improvements their homes receive, customers will learn how to take control of their energy costs by practicing energy-saving habits.

” Duke Energy representatives have invited eligible customers to a Tuesday, June 13, community meet and greet to learn more. The event will be held at Austin Community Park from 5 to 7 p.m. Dinner will be provided.

The Neighborhood Energy Saver Program is an income-qualified program that targets neighborhoods based on federal and state guidelines, as well as U.S. census data.

Since the Neighborhood Energy Saver Program was launched in March 2015, nearly 10,000 Duke Energy Indiana households have received free energy makeovers.

Duke Energy Indiana

Duke Energy Indiana, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, provides about 6,300 megawatts of owned electric capacity to approximately 890,000 customers in a 23,000-square-mile service area, making it Indiana’s largest electric supplier.

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