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
- Three easy steps to get started on your home weatherization project
- How to reduce your carbon footprint at home
- How to fix a wet, damp, or downright leaky basement
- How to weatherize your attic yourself (video)
- How to use energy efficient solutions to make a healthier home
- The case for air sealing
- Winter tips to stay warm and save energy
- When to repair or replace your windows
- Invest in energy upgrades to avoid losing money
- How to combine efficiency and solar energy to maximize benefits
- Is a smart thermostat worth buying?
- Is a heat pump heating & cooling system right for you?
- How to choose and install storm windows