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Is It Time to Invest in a New Heating System?

Space heating is a significant energy user in most households. Although it varies by region, heating accounts for more than 40% of the utility bill in a typical U.S. home, according to the Department of Energy. Every autumn, homeowners across the country wonder whether it is time to replace their old heating unit. After all, […]

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Winning Drive to Net Zero Competition Homes Combine Comfort and Savings

When Janet Taft decided to move from North Hampton, Mass. to Newbury, N.H. in 2018, she immediately began searching for a builder who was as passionate about constructing a net zero home as she was, both for reasons of energy efficiency and air quality. “I wanted a mold-free home, but I also wanted to be […]

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NHSaves Updates Home Energy Audit Process

With fall just around the corner, NHSaves is making it easier than ever for residential customers to assess their home’s energy efficiency and qualify for incentives through the introduction of a new and improved online tool and application process. The updated Home Heating Index (HHI) tool is part of the NHSaves Audits and Weatherization program, […]

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Best Practices In Energy Efficiency: Drive To Net Zero Winners Announced

NHSaves Honors Homeowners, Builders and Architects for Projects in Newbury, Sutton and Etna Sen. Jeanne Shaheen on Hand for Ceremony As the first homebuilder to receive certification for a Zero Energy Ready Home in New Hampshire, Unity Homes of Walpole knows what it takes to build green. That experience and know how is on display […]

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Save on Energy and Protect the Environment

For many, going green means saving green – as in money – by reducing energy bills. But going green through home energy efficiency also means protecting the environment. Simply put, energy efficiency is about using less energy to get the same job done and, in the process, avoiding high energy bills and unnecessary pollution. Many […]

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Plan Ahead to Save on Commercial, Industrial and Municipal Projects

Plan Ahead to Save on Commercial, Industrial and Municipal Projects For builders, architects or general contractors in New Hampshire, spring and summer are the busiest times of the year with a host of new commercial, industrial and municipal projects on the board. There is no better time than now, before hammering the first nail, to […]

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Keep Cool Air In and Energy Use Down

8 Tips for Weatherizing Your Home for Summer To many people, weatherizing their home is something to think about as winter approaches. But whether you’re making small improvements or renovating your home, taking steps to make your home more energy efficient in preparation for the humid summer months is equally important. With some basic improvements, […]

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NHSaves Earns 2019 Energy Star® Partner of The Year Sustained Excellence Award

NHSaves, a leader in guiding residential, commercial, industrial and municipal gas and electric customers toward energy savings through incentive-based programs, has earned the highest ENERGY STAR honor bestowed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy. NH Saves will receive the 2019 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award […]

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New Hampshire Earns National Recognition for Residential Energy Saving Programs

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) today announced that NHSaves has received Exemplary Energy Efficiency Program awards for its income-eligible Home Energy Assistance and its Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® programs in New Hampshire. Both programs are provided by NHSaves collaborators Eversource, Liberty Utilities, New Hampshire Electric Co-op and Unitil in coordination with […]

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