No-Cost Home Energy Assessments for Homeowners (1-4 Units)
It’s easy to save on monthly energy costs.
What customers are saying:
After learning about Mass Save I decided to schedule a Home Energy Assessment, recognizing that there is a lot of money that goes out of a home. As a first-time home buyer, being able to add efficiencies right away will save me a lot going forward.
As a first-time home buyer I was overwhelmed with so many purchases and responsibilities. Having this assessment informed me of ways to save energy and also saved me a ton of money.
As first-time home buyers, we had to make decisions about which home improvement projects to tackle first. Making our home more energy efficient came to the top of the list because of its long term benefits.
When we purchased [our home], our buyer’s agent said, ‘You ought to call Mass Save.’ So, we did, and really from the first phone call, from the first contact with them, they were just friendly and informative. They sounded like they really enjoyed what they were doing.
We've been recommending this to all our neighbors – they were very helpful in showing us what we needed to focus on, and they saved us quite a bit of money as well!
My [Energy Specialist] was amazing! She helped me understand everything. She was even there when the work was being done.
Reduce your energy bills and make your home more comfortable and energy efficient. It’s easy with our no-cost Home Energy Assessment for homeowners of 1-4 unit properties. You’ll discover opportunities to save energy and money through upgrades, rebates, and incentives.
What You’ll Get From Your No-Cost Home Energy Assessment
You’ll receive a custom report that makes it easy for you to improve your home’s energy efficiency. Plus, energy-saving products will be installed at no cost as needed, such as:
- ENERGY STAR® LED light bulbs
- Advanced power strips
- Low-flow showerheads
- Faucet aerators
- Programmable thermostats or discounted wireless thermostats (installed at a second appointment)
During the assessment, all key decision-makers should be present. At least one person over 18 years of age must be present.
Additional Offers, Rebates, and Incentives Based on Your Assessment
Your custom home energy report will include all applicable rebates and incentives, such as:
- No-cost targeted air sealing of leaks in drafty areas of your home
- Based on your income, an instant incentive for 75-100 percent off* approved insulation improvements - offer is valid through 12/31/2018
- Generous rebates of up to $3,250 on qualifying energy-efficient heating, cooling, and water heating equipment
- The opportunity to apply for 0 percent HEAT Loan financing for eligible upgrades
*Massachusetts residential customers of Eversource, National Grid, Cape Light Compact, Unitil Electric, and Blackstone Gas may be eligible for 75% off the cost of insulation (with no incentive cap). Massachusetts residential customers of Berkshire Gas, Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, Liberty Utilities, and Unitil Gas may be eligible for 75% off insulation up to $2,000.
Choose How You Want to Participate
|Option 1: Lead Vendor + Independent Installation Contractor (IIC)||Option 2: Home Performance Contractor* (HPC)|
|Your no-cost home energy assessment is completed by an Energy Specialist from one of our Lead Vendors – CLEAResult or RISE. Insulation and air sealing work is then completed by a participating Independent Installation Contractor (IIC).||Your no-cost home energy assessment is completed by a participating Home Performance Contractor (HPC). The same contractor also does the insulation and air sealing work.|
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|*HPCs may also be able to offer other energy efficiency services such as HVAC equipment installation, solar, and windows (negotiated directly between the customer and the HPC).|
Quality Assurance Inspections
After work is completed, the program conducts quality assurance inspections for Home Energy Assessments, weatherization work (air sealing and insulation), HEAT Loans, and rebated heating systems. Quality assurance inspections are performed by one of the following trusted vendors:
- Abode Energy Management
- Center for EcoTechnology (CET)
- CMC Energy Services, Inc.
- RISE Engineering
Eligibility for a No-Cost Home Energy Assessment
This program is available to residential customers of the Mass Save Program Administrators. Customers must live in a 1-4 unit home. Eligibility for some rebates/incentives is based on findings from the Home Energy Assessment. Some restrictions apply and offers are subject to change or cancellation. Financing is subject to approval from a participating lender. Customers who meet household income guidelines may instead be eligible for the Mass Save Income Eligible Program.
Start Saving Energy with an Online Home Assessment:
Saving energy and money is easy with the Mass Save Online Home Energy Assessment. It just takes a few minutes to set up a customized energy profile, which lets you see how you're currently using energy, review efficiency recommendations and rebates, and receive an estimate of potential cost savings.
You May Qualify for Special Offers Based on Your Household Income
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