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Sign on to Support Weatherization Readiness! – Deadline Today!

Despite funding for weatherization work across the country, 10 to 30 percent of low-income homeowners nationwide are passed over for weatherization assistance because their homes have other issues, like mold, asbestos, outdated wiring, and structural deficiencies that must be addressed before they can become eligible for weatherization services.

July 15th, 2022 | Tags: , | Category: Legislative Updates, Uncategorized, Weatherization | Leave a comment

Good News: New Program Funds Community Weatherization & Cleaner Heat for Vermont Communities

If you’re interested in reducing your energy bills and cutting climate pollution, you have something to celebrate. H.518, the Municipal Energy Resilience Initiatives bill is now law, setting the stage for $45 million in federal Covid-19 relief dollars to flow to municipalities for investments in weatherization, switching to super-efficient cold climate heat pumps or […]

ButtonUp 2020 Goes Virtual!

This year upended life for just about all of us, and for many Vermonters, it’s been really tough. With all the uncertainty we face, why bring weatherization up on your list of things to make happen in 2020? Well, it’s even more important now that we’re all spending more time at home.

Safety: A professional […]

Weatherization Help for NH residents

If you missed our August 17 Weatherize Webinar with NHSaves, go here to find out what you missed. This 45-minute program covered home energy efficiency basics, rebates and financing, recent rebate changes, and COVID-safe weatherization practices. Weatherization is one of the best ways for people living in homes of sizes, types, and ages to […]

Weatherize Hanover Initiative

WEATHERIZE HANOVER is a new initiative from Sustainable Hanover to help residents save money, stay warm, and reduce their energy usage by weatherizing their homes. Launched in November 2019, Weatherize Hanover is also a key component in the Town’s campaign to reach 100% renewable electricity by 2030, followed by 100% renewable transportation, heating and […]

Thurs Dec 5–WEATHERIZE HANOVER REBATE INFORMATION NIGHT

Weatherize Hanover is sponsoring a Rebate Information Night, Thursday, December 5th from 6:30-8:00 PM in the Mayer Room, Howe Library. Drop in to talk to representatives from NHSaves who administer the rebate program as well as Weatherize Hanover Volunteers. Get your questions answered.

More info at https://www.hanovernh.org/weatherize.

Weatherize Campaigns Spread Across New Hampshire

Three community teams launch Weatherize campaigns this January. If you live in one of the participating towns, join us at a kick-off event to learn what Weatherize offers, meet your partner contractors, and find out what you can do to save money and stay warm this winter. Weatherize Mount Washington Valley Kick-off: Saturday, January 19, […]

Final Weeks of Button Up Campaign with Efficiency VT

Button Up Vermont 2018 is a weatherizing campaign designed to help Vermonters take action and reach our statewide goal of 25% energy savings in 80,000 homes by 2020. Forty-two Vermont communities are participating in Button Up Vermont this year. Visit here to see resources for Community Partners, along with a listing of contacts for participating […]

Deadline Nears for Weatherize Upper Valley

The deadline is March 31 for residents in 11 Vermont and New Hampshire towns to sign up to participate in Weatherize Upper Valley. The Vital Communities program encourages homeowners to invest in energy efficiency projects by offering free or discounted home energy assessments and chances to win cash prizes.

Residents in Orford, Piermont, Lyme, Lebanon, […]

Weatherizing The Upper Valley

Round Two Launches in January

Most basements have no air sealing or insulation around the band joists. Installing foam insulation and air sealing around the edges is one option for reducing the heat loss and the infiltration of cold air into the home. Courtesy: Efficiency Vermont.

By Paige Heverly, Vital Communities

After a […]