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Is your home energy efficient? Find out with a no-cost Home Energy Assessment from Mass Save®!
Your no-cost Home Energy Assessment includes:
- Personalized report outlining recommended energy efficiency improvements
- Installation of no-cost immediate savings improvements such as compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), programmable thermostats, and water saving devices, as needed.
Here's what to expect during your home energy assessment:
Mass Save also has other programs to fit your home energy needs. Find out more about the Multi-Family Retrofit Program and the Income-Eligible Programs, including fuel assistance, reduced utility rates, and added savings on energy efficiency incentives.
Visit masssave.com for more information and to learn about other programs.
“Mass. Military Division” and “Energy Efficiency” Go Together posted on Jul 25
Energy measures implemented at a Mass. Military Divison site include improved lighting, high efficiency motors, HVAC controls and energy management system upgrades. Under the Accelerate Efficiency Plan, the Commonwealth is investing over $12 million at 29 state facilities throughout the Berkshires.
Solar a “No-Go” on Your Roof? Share Through Community Solar posted on Jul 16
Harvard residents who wanted solar on their homes and were unable to get it due to shading, sloping, or structural barriers, found a solution by sharing the Harvard Solar Garden, an approximately 250 kW project, provides 41 residents and six small businesses with sustainable, clean energy. .
Summer’s Here: Shed Layers and Shed Loads posted on Jul 11
Electricity usage throughout New England reaches its peak during summer heat waves, causing our electricity bills to spike. During periods of high demand, electric utilities typically call on more expensive “peaking” plants to provide extra power. These costs are passed onto larger, non-residential consumers through demand charges on their monthly electricity bill. Municipal buildings can save a significant sum of money if they shut off portions of their electricity during these peak periods.