Weatherizing increases comfort and efficiency, while keeping out drafts, moisture and pollutants
The last decade has seen dramatic improvements in how we insulate buildings. Adding insulation and air sealing crucial areas of a building better maintains temperature, controls moisture, keep pests and pollutants out, and saves money on energy. In fact, it’s one of the easiest ways to increase comfort, improve indoor air quality, and save energy. Choosing to do the work yourself or hire a contractor is up to you, Efficiency Vermont provides several levels of incentives for Vermonters who are ready to tighten up their homes.
- Improving efficiency can also improve indoor air quality and impact occupants’ health
- Whether you want to do it yourself, or hire a contractor, Efficiency Vermont offers cash back on your project
- Additional services are available for income-eligible homeowners and rental properties
Tips & Tools
- An energy savings checklist you can do at home
- How to combine efficiency and solar energy to maximize benefits
- Is your home taking a toll on your health?
- How to fix a wet, damp, or leaky basement
- Video: How to insulate your basement
- Video: How to insulate your attic
- Video: How to air-seal your home
- How to prepare for an energy assessment