Do-it-Yourself (DIY) weatherization

Small, simple steps can have an impact on how cozy you feel in your home. Efficiency Vermont provides easy-to-understand resources on how to properly air seal and insulate various parts of a home yourself.

Highlights

  • Stop drafts and make your home more comfortable
  • Some projects need to be done every year

Next steps:

  • Download DIY safety guidelines, pro tips, and more
  • Call us for additional over-the-phone technical support

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Weatherize during a remodel

Sometimes the most convenient time to do much needed (but often overlooked) energy upgrades is while you are renovating or remodeling. By adding a few simple tasks to your project you can lower your home’s heating bill, get rid of the hot and cold spots in your house, and make your home less hospitable to mold and other allergens.

Highlights

  • Add-on this work during a home renovation or remodel
  • Greater payback compared to smaller DIY projects
  • Use a contractor of your choice
  • Rebate available
  • Eligible for low-interest financing

Next steps:

  • Ask your contractor about how to incorporate weatherization work in your project
  • Call us for additional over-the-phone technical support

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Comprehensive, professional energy upgrade

Making one change to your building’s thermal shell can affect its other systems. Tighter air sealing, for example, requires more effective ventilation to avoid mold. Taking a whole-building approach to weatherization has the biggest effect on lowering your energy bills and it boosts comfort, in a safe and healthy way.

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Next steps:

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Income-based assistance for weatherization

Based on your household income, you may qualify for free or reduced-cost services, free products and appliances, and other assistance to help lower your energy bills and make your home more comfortable.

Highlights

  • Free energy-efficient products, appliances, and equipment to help lower your energy bills
  • Free or reduced-cost services including energy audits, insulation, and air sealing
  • Help weatherizing your mobile home, or replacing it with a new Zero Energy Modular home

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