Helping rural homeowners cut their energy costs—so there’s less carbon in the atmosphere for all of us.
Airtight The red door-and-fan device next to EEtility co-founder Tammy Agard helps monitor a home’s air flow to spot drafts and air leaks. Sealing them is often relatively inexpensive, and pays large dividends in the form of lower energy costs.

In 2005, Tammy Agard took a break from her barista’s job to help low-income Mississippians rebuild their homes after Hurricane Katrina. She soon spotted an interesting pattern: After being refurbished, the

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