Mass Save Program Assessments
The Mass Save program is an energy efficiency campaign that is sponsored by electric utilities and energy efficiency providers such as Revise. It benefits homeowners, renters, and business owners across Massachusetts. Mass Save programs aim to help reduce your energy bills.
How Can Mass Save Programs Help You?
If you are always receiving high utility bills, a Mass Save energy assessment can definitely help you. Here’s how:
- Home Energy Assessment
During your home energy assessment, the energy manager will test your HVAC unit, hot water system, and other appliances for health and safety concerns. He or she will look for issues such as unsafe electrical wiring, roof leaks, and mold or mildew buildup.
Once the Mass Save energy manager finds any concerns, he or she will inform you and give recommendations on how to fix the problems. Additionally, the Mass Save manager can help educate you on the matter as well. You have a better idea of how they can make your home more comfortable and how you can save money on your energy bills.
- Home Interior Evaluation
The energy manager will also conduct an evaluation of your basement, exterior walls, and attic. This way, he or she will know if you need to insulate your home or if your home is properly ventilated.
After the evaluation, you are entitled to a no-cost Instant Savings Measures. This includes programmable thermostats, energy saving LED light bulbs, and water saving devices.
- Replacing Your Incandescent Light Bulbs
Your incandescent light bulbs can consume more energy as they emit heat. The cooler the light bulb is, the more efficient it is. Through a Mass Save efficiency program, your home energy manager will suggest that you replace your light bulbs with compact fluorescent (CFL) and LED bulbs.
CFL and LED light bulbs have better longevity and are also more efficient than incandescent ones. They may be more expensive, but through your program, you may get them for no-cost.
- Advanced Power Strips
Your television, computer, and other electronics can still consume energy when they are off but still plugged in. Through your Mass Save energy program, you may get advanced power strips at no cost. They can reduce the amount of standby power you consume by preventing devices from drawing unnecessary power.
- Programmable Thermostats
A programmable thermostat has the ability to adjust your heating and cooling equipment through preset temperatures based on the date and time. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, homeowners can save as much as 10 percent of their temperature costs each year by using these.
These thermostats can be expensive than other thermostats, but through your Mass Save program, you may get them for no-cost. Even the installation can be at no cost.
- Air Sealing and Insulation
If your home is not properly insulated and air sealed, you can expect higher energy bills. This is because the air leaks can make your HVAC system work harder to keep the temperature in your house at a comfortable level.
Some homeowners purposely let air into their home for ventilation. This is unwise as too much air may enter the house during cold and windy weather. As a result, you may have moisture problems and poor indoor air quality.
Through your program, you can determine if your house needs air sealing and insulation. In case you need it, contact the experts at Revise. We can definitely make your home more comfortable and energy efficient.
- Mass Save HEAT Loan
Some customers in Massachusetts are eligible for Mass Save HEAT Loan Program. They can borrow money to finance their domestic hot water and solar water heaters, central air conditioning and heat pumps, insulation and windows replacements, and heating system replacements.
The eligible ones can also use the loan for removal of asbestos and vermiculite, upgrading knob and tube wiring, and purchase of central wood pellet heating systems. During your home evaluation, you can ask your energy manager if you are eligible for Mass Save Heat Loan Program.
Air Source Heat Pumps
Your HVAC unit is one of the biggest contributors to your energy bills, but upgrading to a more efficient one can be expensive. You can consider air source heat pumps instead.
They can provide efficient heating and cooling for your home in Massachusetts. Your Mass Save energy efficiency program may offer rebates so you can save on air source heat pumps installation.
Renewable Energy (Solar) Solutions – Solar Panels
Through a Mass Save program, your energy manager will determine if it is more beneficial and practical for you to use renewable energy solutions such as solar panels.
Revise has solar partners in Massachusetts who can provide you with clean sources of energy.
Looking For A Reliable Energy Efficiency Program?
If you want to join a Mass Save energy program, Revise can definitely help you. We have offered these programs to many homeowners in Massachusetts. Our goal is to help you reduce your utility bills.
Get in Touch With Revise for a Mass Save Program
We will conduct an assessment in your home so we can identify how we can make it more energy efficient. Revise Energy can also insulate your house. Contact us to learn more about our Mass Save programs!