Category Archives: Energy Efficiency

Sunday, June 4 from 12-4pm. Garland Road, Newton. Thinking about home energy projects like solar, heat pumps, insulation, or driving electric? Ask a neighbor about their experience at the Sustainable Street Tour on Garland Road in Newton. Stroll down the … Read More

Saturday, April 22. In-Person (Locations TBD). Interested in learning about passive house practices and how they work? Come experience passive house building practices in action and tour two passive houses in Wayland and Weston. Experts from the Studio of High … Read More

From leaf blowers to lawnmowers, reduce your home’s carbon footprint by swapping out your gas-powered lawn equipment with battery-powered equipment and get a $30-75 rebate. Battery-powered lawn equipment is lighter, easier to maneuver and requires less maintenance. Plus, making the … Read More

Starting in 2023, the financial incentives for installing heat pumps are significantly higher than incentives in 2022. There are new federal tax credits (including some for electrical upgrades) and increased Mass Save 0% interest loan limits. Plus, the federal Inflation … Read More

Replacing single-pane windows with double-pane windows that have high-performance glass may be cost effective, but you could also consider installing low emissivity (low-e) storm windows. Installing interior or exterior energy-efficient storm windows that are rated by the Attachment Energy Rating … Read More

Electric vehicle with outdoor charger

Thursday, February 9 from 12-1pm. Online. Federal and state incentives for electric vehicles (EVs) have all changed recently, thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and the 2022 climate bill in Massachusetts. Join this webinar to learn the latest on: … Read More