After last week’s heat wave, replacing your aging and inefficient boiler or furnace is probably not the first thing on your mind. But it should be, especially this summer. If your boiler or furnace is at least 30 years old, replacing it this summer could mean between $1,750 and $3,500 in rebates. And, you won’t …read more
That second refrigerator you barely use is costing you money. Even a five to ten year old model can cost $75 – $100 each year in electricity to run. You could be spending $150 every year or more, if that second fridge is older. If you’ve thought about disposing of that spare refrigerator, but just …read more
Green Needham member takes 10% Challenge, finds new motivation and needed support to make dream of greener home a reality. As the first in this series of success stories, Bill Okerman’s experience resonates with those who have the firm desire to live in greener homes, but might lack the information and services to help them …read more
Don’t miss the short window to get stimulus-funded $50 – $250 rebates on appliances this April. As reported in our March 11th post, these rebates will only be available from April 22nd – May 5th. Here are the details: Eligible appliances and rebates (click on the appliance type to see the list of eligible models): …read more
The stimulus-funded Massachusetts appliance rebate program will have an even shorter window than anticipated – two weeks. Between Earth Day April 22nd and May 5th, Massachusetts consumers will be able to earn rebates between $50 and $250 for purchasing certain energy efficient appliances.
A new round of Energy Star rebates to encourage consumers is coming soon – but these are funded by the stimulus program for this year, so they will probably not last long.