Home Energy Assessment Myths…BUSTED!

By Chiara Favaloro, Marketing Fellow

1. Myth: Home energy assessments are expensive

FALSE: They are available at NO COST to you! Trained professionals from the Center for EcoTechnology and Mass Save conduct each assessment thoroughly and skillfully.

2. Myth: Most homes don’t need weatherization 

FALSE: An average home has enough air leakage to add up to a two-foot-square hole. That is like leaving a medium sized window open for 24 hours a day!

3. Myth: Low-flow water fixtures greatly affect water pressure

FALSE: The water pressure is not significantly changed with low-flow water fixtures, yet you will greatly reduce your water consumption.

4. Myth: The savings are small

FALSE: You could save up to 30% on your energy bill by making efficiency upgrades that are suggested by your home energy assessment. Your report will also include applicable rebates and incentives, which could save you 75% up to $2,000.

5. Myth: There aren’t any instant perks

FALSE: During the assessment you receive several instant saving measures to help you save money by reducing your energy consumption. The homeowner typically receives LED light bulbs, power-strips, programmable thermostats, and water saving devices as needed. A home energy assessment will also help you find the best ways to reduce drafts in your home or add insulation.

To sign up for your home energy assessment please visit: MassSave.com/HEA or
call 866-527-7283 today!

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