Upgrade to Solar
What is a Solar Consultation?
A solar consultation reviews your needs and expectations for a solar system. It is completed at the home due to several factors that cannot be determined over the phone. This includes house orientation, roof pitch, shading, electrical system, and electricity bill analysis.
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Upgrade Your Home
What is an Upgrade Consultation?
An approved contractor will visit your home to discuss your interest and need for home efficiency upgrades. This can include items such as insulation, HVAC, and appliances, among others. The contractor will also provide you with information on Home Energy Solutions rebates and special financing options that are available.
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Save big with Home Energy Solutions (HES)
You can save an average of $350 yearly with a HES visit. For a limited time only, pay $99 (or $75 for gas and electric heated homes) and get $750 worth of energy assessment and in-home improvements.
You'll not only reduce energy waste and save money from the included light bulbs, blower-door test and air sealing, among other measures, but you'll also learn what kinds of energy efficiency upgrades your home actually needs.Schedule a visit and save big
Here is what you'll get for $99Watch the video
A blower door test
Pinpoints drafts and air leaks. During the visit, a certified energy professional will air seal and caulk them. They'll also install weather stripping and door sweeps.
A duct test
Assesses air leaks within the ductwork system. The technician will seal the important leaks.
Hot water-saving measures
Low-flow showerheads and faucet aerators will be installed.
A recap of the visit
Your approved technician will explain the work that was done in your home, give you an estimated savings per year and recommend follow-up measures. Added bonus: having a Home Energy Solutions assessment qualifies you for additional rebates and financing options on upgrades!
Inspection of windows, insulation, and Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems
Finds weaknesses, issues and solutions to ensure your home is safe, comfortable and energy efficient.
CFL Upgrade (if needed)
Installation of up to 40 compact fluorescent light bulbs
Incentives for upgrades
Save big on insulation, qualifying central air conditioning systems and on replacement of certain inefficient appliances with qualifying energy-efficient models. Details on incentives are at our Resource Center.
Why you'll love H.E.S.
- Save over $1000 on energy in the next 5 years
- Eliminate drafts and cold spots
- Improve air quality in your home
- Identify dangerous conditions
- Improve overall living comfort
- Reduce your carbon footprint
- Earn valuable reward points & exciting prizes for your community
- Open the door to rebates, incentives, and opportunities for renewable energy in your home
Neighbors who already love H.E.S.
"We've drastically reduced our fuel usage without sacrificing any comfort." - Michael Smith, Ridgefield
"The guys were great – they focused on where air was coming in and leaking out of the house [...] I would definitely recommend a Home Energy Solutions visit to a friend." - David Wilk, Weston
"The energy assessment is a no brainer" - Sue Berescik, East Hampton, CT
Attend a workshop
Community workshops are a free, fun, and neighborly way to learn about energy use in your home and the Neighbor to Neighbor Energy Challenge. Coming out of a workshop, you’ll have a clear map to energy efficiency and you’ll be able to decide what’s best for your family and home. A typical workshop lasts about one hour.
What's in a workshop
Home Energy Basics
Learn about home energy usage in your home and why a Home Energy Solutions assessment is the most effective way improve your energy efficiency, enhance comfort, and save serious money on your utility bills.
Great for residents who already have their Home Energy Solutions assessment, these events will help you move forward with recommended upgrades.
Meeting your neighbors
Share your experiences, get support from other residents, and who knows, find new people to invite to your next barbecue.
“I went to a Neighbor to Neighbor workshop and was inspired to take a look at my attic insulation [...] I can absolutely feel the difference before and after having the insulation redone. ” - Andy Adil, Wethersfield
“I came to a Neighborhood Energy Workshop and was inspired to become an ambassador for the Challenge.” Bob Giddings, Cheshire
“Neighbor to Neighbor lets Westport be part of an effort that could affect energy usage of the entire nation.” - Alan Abramson, Westport