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Energy Efficiency Solutions for Your Home

401(e) is an ENERGY STAR partner helping Grand Forks area homeowners make their homes more comfortable while achieving significant energy savings by adding insulation and air sealing, as well as replacing old, inefficient furnaces and appliances, and more!

Improved Home Performance

increase comfort, save money on your utility bills!

A Healthier Home

breathe easier with better indoor air quality

Work with professionals

certified Xcel Energy auditors, Energy Star partner, BPI certified

Affordable improvements

partnerships with local lenders, help finding rebates and incentives

Solving Problems. Increasing Comfort.

401(e) can help you transform your home! More and more families are choosing to increase their comfort and well-being with home energy improvements. These improvements can make your home more comfortable and protect your family from mold, allergies and asthma. Plus, you will save money on your energy bills!


Attics, walls, basements, crawl spaces. We offer spray foam, cellulose, fiberglass insulation.

Air Sealing

Weatherstripping, windows, doors, eliminating cold drafts and ice dams.

Advice and Consultation

Free estimates, phone consultations, energy assessments, furnace checkups.

Energy Efficient Light Bulbs: CFL and LED

Tis the Season for Switching to Energy Efficient Light Bulbs

Days are getting shorter and more energy is used to light our homes and businesses. This means it could be a good time to switch to energy efficient light bulbs such as light emitting diodes (LEDs) or compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs). However, it is good to have a plan of attack when upgrading to energy efficient…

Checklist for things to do for a home before winter

Is Your Home Ready for Winter?

Snow on the ground, cold temperatures and gusty winds; it looks like old man winter has decided to come early this year. Early signs are pointing to it be a harsh winter like last years. Which begs a question: Is your home prepared for winter?   Here is a checklist…

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Weatherizing Windows

Winter has arrived once again, which means cold weather, wind and snow will be the new normal for a while. Our winters can make cold drafts and lacking insulation all the more noticeable. Not to mention the increased energy bills.   One area of concern for energy bills during the…

Vampire Loads for 401(e) blog

Warding off Vampire Loads

Did you know electronics can draw power even when not in use? This wasted energy is known as “vampire loads.” Vampire loads add up to about $200 dollars in yearly energy costs for the average home.   Electronic devices alone don’t draw much energy or add much to an energy…

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$100 OFF Early Bird Insulation Special!

The Snowpocalypse. Snowmageddon. The Polar Vortex. Whatever you called it, last winter was one of our worst yet. Record snowfalls, cold temps long after spring should have sprung, and those relentless heating bills – it seems winter never fails to leave a sour taste in our mouths. But when the snow…