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Home Energy Assessments 

What Are The Benefits Of A Mass Save Home Energy Assessment?

Overall, a Mass Save Home Energy Assessment can help you save money, improve the comfort of your home, and reduce your environmental impact, all while identifying potential safety issues. Need a few more reasons? Learn why a Home Energy Assessment will help you: 

Save Money

A home energy assessment can help you identify areas where you can save energy and reduce your energy bills. According to Mass Save, homeowners who complete recommended energy-saving improvements can save an average of 3-5% on their annual energy bill.

Improve Comfort

By identifying and addressing areas of energy waste, a home energy assessment can help improve the overall comfort of your home. This can include reducing drafts, improving insulation, and ensuring proper ventilation.

Increase Home Value

Making energy-efficient upgrades to your home can increase its value and make it more attractive to potential buyers.

Reduce Environmental Impact

By reducing your energy consumption, you can help reduce your carbon footprint and contribute to a more sustainable future.

Identify Safety Issues

A home energy assessment can also help identify potential safety issues, such as carbon monoxide leaks or faulty wiring.

What Is Included In A Mass Save Home Energy Assessment?

A Mass Save® No-Cost Home Energy Assessment, also known as a no-cost energy audit, is a free service offered by the Mass Save® Energy Efficiency Program. It's designed to help homeowners and renters identify opportunities to:

  • Improve a home’s energy efficiency
  • Reduce energy consumption
  • Lower utility bills
  • The assessment is conducted by trained energy professionals and provides valuable insights into energy usage and potential areas for improvement within a residential property.

    Key Features Of a Mass Save No-Cost Home Energy Assessment Include:

    Electrical services to improve home safety

    Professional Evaluation

    A qualified energy expert visits the home to assess its energy usage, insulation levels, air sealing, heating and cooling systems, lighting, appliances, and other factors that contribute to energy consumption.

    Diagnostic Tool

    During the assessment, the energy professional may use specialized tools such as infrared cameras and blower doors to identify air leaks, insulation gaps, and other sources of energy loss. They may also inspect your heating and cooling appliances.

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    Detailed Report Overview

    After the assessment, the homeowner receives a comprehensive report outlining the findings and recommendations for energy-saving improvements. This report may include prioritized recommendations, estimated cost savings, and information about available Mass Save® rebates and incentives.

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    No-Cost Incentive Options

    Depending on the assessment findings, the program may provide certain energy-saving measures at no-cost to the homeowner. These could include the installation of energy-efficient light bulbs, low-flow shower heads, programmable thermostats, and more.

    Incentives and Rebates

    The assessment may also inform the homeowner about potential incentives and rebates available for making energy-efficient upgrades, such as insulation improvements, heating system upgrades, or appliance replacements.

    Customized Advice

    The energy professional may offer personalized advice on energy-saving practices, behavioral changes, and small adjustments that can contribute to lower energy bills.

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    How To Get Started With
    The Mass Save Program

    The Mass Save Home Energy Assessment is a simple process that can help you save money, improve the comfort of your home, and reduce your environmental impact.

    • Schedule an appointment with an Energy Specialist.
    • Prepare for the assessment by gathering information about your home, such as the age of your heating and cooling systems, the type of insulation you have, and the number of light bulbs in your homes
    • Observe as our Energy Specialist evaluates your home's energy efficiency, safety, and performance, and provides you with a report that includes energy-saving recommendations tailored to your home

    Who Is Eligible For A
    No-Cost Home Energy Assessment?

    The No-Cost Home Energy Assessment is available to residential customers who own or rent their residence. Eligibility extends to individuals residing in 1 to 4-unit homes. So if you're a homeowner looking to enhance your energy efficiency, the no-cost home energy assessment is a valuable opportunity available to eligible individuals through Mass Save®.

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    Mass Save Insulation Rebates

    Mass Save® offers insulation rebates and incentives for homeowners, renters, landlords, and businesses in Massachusetts.

    Here are some key points about Mass Save insulation rebates:

    • 75%-100% Off Insulation: Qualified applicants may be eligible for a 75%-100% rebate on home insulation upgrades through the Mass Save Insulation Rebates Program.
    • Free Air Sealing: Pay nothing to seal the gaps in your home where energy leaks out of. By reducing the loss of energy you reduce the costs of energy bills.
    • Business Rebates: Mass Save offers incentives for business owners to upgrade the insulation in their attics and walls. The program includes custom building insulation and weatherization incentives.
    • $1,200 In Federal Tax Credits: Homeowners may receive up to $1,2,00 in federal tax credits as part of the Inflation Reduction Act.
    • $75 Per Window: Upgrade drafty windows to ENERGY STAR® certified windows and cut the costs with $75 per window. 
    • 0% Financing HEAT Loan: Homeowners may be eligible for interest-free financing up to $50,000 to pay for insulation upgrades to your home.

    Mass Save Heating & Cooling Rebates

    Mass Save offers rebates for the installation of ductless mini-split heat pumps to homeowners, renters, landlords, and businesses in Massachusetts

    Here are some key points about Mass Save heat pump rebates:

    • $16,000 Mini-Split Heat Pumps: These air source heat pumps efficiently provide heating and cooling to your home by pumping energy between the inside of your home and the air outside. Home owners may be eligible for a rebate of up to $10,000 for the installation of a mini-split heat pump system. Some low-income households could be eligible for rebates up to $16,000.

    • $25,000 Ground Source Heat Pumps: These highly efficient systems provide heating and cooling by pumping between the inside of your home and the ground around it. Home owners installing can offset the costs with rebates up to $25,000. 

    • 0% Financing HEAT Loan: Homeowners may be eligible for interest-free financing up to $50,000 to pay for heating & cooling upgrades to your home. 

    • $2,000 Federal Tax Credit: Homeowners may receive up to $2,000 in federal tax credits as part of installing a new heat pump.

    • $750 Heat Pump Water Heaters: You can upgrade to an energy efficient water heater and cut the cost with rebates up to $750 per unit.

    Mass Save Appliance Rebates

    Mass Save® offers additional rebates and incentives for many other home improvements that save energy by making your home energy efficient:

    • $50 Clothes Dryer Rebate: You may be eligible to receive $50 back when you upgrade your clothes dryer to an energy efficient an ENERGY STAR® certified electric clothes dryer. These models use up to 20% less energy, which means lower energy bills.  
    • $150 Clothes Washer Rebate: When you replace your old, inefficeint clothes washer with a new ENERGY STAR® certified model, you could get $150 back in rebates. Plus, you'll save even more given that these energy efficient models use 25% less energy and 33% less water.
    • $500 Induction Stove Rebate: Get $500 back in rebates by upgrading your natural gas or propane stove to an induction stove. You'll save even more with lower energy bills as induction stoves use less energy to perform the same cooking.