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Your Energy Colorado has a variety of energy kits that can be borrowed by groups or individuals for public demonstrations, school lesson plans, and home energy assessments. All kits contain small instructional cards to facilitate use. See the information and videos below to learn more about borrowing and using our kits.

One-Stop-Shop Energy Kit

Use a hand crank generator to demonstrate energy efficiency, teach The Energy in the Room lesson plan (grades 3+), and/or conduct a basic home energy assessment. These kits are located at Extension offices throughout the state.
Contact us to borrow one.
One-Stop-Shop energy kit media release

Introduction to the One-Stop-Shop Kit

How to Use a Hand Crank Generator

How to Use a Flicker Checker

How to Use a Hot Water Gauge

How to Use a Kill-A-Watt Power Monitor
How to Use a Lux (Light) Meter

How to Use a Refrigerator-Freezer Thermometer

How to Use a Thermal Leak Detector

Home Energy Audit Loan (HEAL) Kit

This kit is contained within the One-Stop-Shop kit or can be borrowed on its own to conduct basic home energy assessments. Materials can be used in conjunction with our DIY online home energy audit. Kits are located at Extension offices throughout the state.
Contact us to borrow one.

How to Use a Flicker Checker

How to Use a Hot Water Gauge

How to Use a Kill-A-Watt Power Monitor
How to Use a Refrigerator-Freezer Thermometer

How to Use a Thermal Leak Detector

Solar Energy Kit

Materials allow for a demonstration of solar power with mini solar panels, the measurement of solar electricity at different tilts and orientations, and spinning a solar-powered motor. Pair materials with The Sun Can Do Watt, Watt’s Your Angle, or other lesson plans. These kits are available to Western Slope counties.
Contact Regional STEM Specialist Barb Shaw to borrow one.

Solar Kit Contents

Measuring Solar Power

Running a Solar Motor

Wind Energy Kit

Materials allow for a demonstration of wind power with mini turbines, the measurement of electricity at different wind speeds, and a blade design competition to generate the most power. Pair materials with our Blade Design Competition lesson plan or others. These kits are available to Western Slope counties.
Contact Regional STEM Specialist Barb Shaw to borrow one.

Wind Kit Contents

Measuring Wind Power

Blade Design Competition