Como Energy Team

The Como Energy Team is a group of Como neighbors interested in increasing the energy efficiency of our neighborhood by working together to explore and implement more sustainable energy practices.

Goals of the Como Energy Team

Short Term:

-increase the number of citizens in the Como area that have improved the energy efficiency of their homes by offering the following resources:

  • do it yourself information and hands on training opportunities
  • intensive energy audits
  • connections with reliable contractors -- employing best building science (to avoid problems with moisture, radon, etc.)
  • information about financial assistance, bulk purchasing of insulation services.

Longer Term:

-increase the availability of renewable energy sources for our community through:

  • bulk solar purchases
  • community solar project
  • exploring wind or geothermal

While all along, also building relationships within our community!

Energy Resources:
Jake McAlpine  Sustainable Resources Center  - sliding scale energy audits
Timothy DenHerder-Thomas  Cooperative Energy Futures
Rebecca Olson Neighborhood Energy Connection - no interest energy project loans
Jason Peterson Community Neighborhood Housing Services - other financing resources for energy and other home improvements for all income levels

For more information, please contact:

Cathy Velasquez Eberhart

Como Energy Team

District 10 Como Community Council | 1224 Lexington Pkwy N, Saint Paul, MN 55103 | 651.644.3889 | district10 [at]

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