Top gift ideas for the energy saver in your life
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
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
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
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)
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)
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
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 $1,000
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 $7500
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.
Happy holidays from Efficiency Vermont! As always, feel free to contact us with any energy-related questions.