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Top gift ideas for the energy saver in your life

3 min read
Smart Homes, Heating

Whether you're in the market for small and easy energy saving gifts or once in a lifetime efficient upgrades, here are our picks for great holiday gifts this season.

A solar energy bank that keeps your devices going on the go

Live off the grid, if only for an afternoon. Portable and lightweight, these solar chargers are perfect for the outdoor enthusiasts with gear to keep the adventure on track. 

Price range: $25 and up. Shop now.

Be in control and use energy wisely with connected plugs

For that artificial intelligence (AI) fanatic in your home! This smart outlet uses AI to identify energy usage patterns and suggest changes that can help you save.

Price range: Around $60. Shop now.

A thermostat that learns and helps you save

A smart thermostat is one piece of tech that can pay for itself. How? It learns from your usage, then self-programs to save you energy. We offer rebates on Nest and more.

Price range: $100-$250. Rebate: Up to $100. Shop now.

Vents that allow you to only heat and cool rooms you are using

Just when you think your home is as smart as it’s going to get, along come Smart Vents to adjust airflow from rooms that don’t need it and redirect it to the rooms that do.

Price range: $70-$300 (starter kit). Shop now.

Smart light bulbs that do more than illuminate

Control the Philips Hue wireless LED lighting system via remote app, from anywhere. Turn off lights you left on, set automated timers, and make it look like you're home when you're not.

Price range: $150-$250 (starter kit). Shop now

An energy monitor you can use with ease from your phone

Sense Home Energy Monitor is one cool, energy-saving gadget. Sense can track your usage in real time, tell you exactly what—or who—is using energy and help you make changes to lower your bill.

Price range: Around $300. Rebate: Up to $199. Shop now.

Feel the heat of local renewable wood this winter

Wood and pellet stoves are charming, versatile, and a very cost-effective way to heat areas of the home. New EPA certified models burn cleaner and more efficiently. 

Price range: $2,000-$4,000. Rebate: Up to $750. Shop now.

Go all-in on fast, fun efficiency with a new electric vehicle

Electric cars increase our energy independence and contribute to healthier air and lower carbon emissions. And purchase incentives are available to help reduce the cost of your EV. 

Price range: $25,000 and up. Tax credits and incentives: Up to $7,500. Shop now.

Enjoy the affordable zero-energy modular lifestyle, built locally

These homes are designed to eliminate the use of fossil fuels by producing as much electricity as they use. The result is zero energy costs for you, and a comfortable, affordable, healthy home.

Price range: $120,000+. Income based incentives available. Shop now.

Happy holidays from Efficiency Vermont!