Virtual & In-Home Energy Assessments

Getting a Home Energy Checkup:

Our energy specialist will evaluate your home’s energy performance and install basic weatherization and energy-saving measures. The average home in Connecticut receives about $1,000 in services and realizes $200-$250 in savings on their annual energy bills. Additionally, the technicians will provide written recommendations for deeper energy-saving measures such as Wi-Fi thermostats, insulation and more.

All residential customers of Eversource, UI, CNG, and SCG are eligible for this program. Applying is easy. Just complete the application form online (if you own the home) found on your local electric or gas company’s website or mail in a completed form. If you rent the home, you will need to obtain your landlord’s approval. If you live in a 5+-unit apartment building, our Multi-family Initiative may be better suited for you and your neighbors.

If you are a Connecticut resident and are not served by one of the utilities listed above, lease click here for information on how to contact your municipal utility to see what energy efficiency programs are available to you.

If your family’s combined gross annual income is below the state’s 60 percent income median, you may qualify for our HES – Income-Eligible (HES-IE) program, which provides free services to qualified customers.

In-Home Energy Checkup:

In-Home Energy Checkup have resumed with health and safety guidelines in place. These usually last one to two hours, our energy specialist will assess your home’s energy efficiency and then make recommendations for immediate and long term-savings.

As of April 1, 2021, Home Energy Checkup is available to eligible customers for $50, paid at the time of the visit. You may also receive a rebate for up to $1.70 per square foot on approved insulation projects recommended during your visit.

Virtual Pre-Home Energy Checkup:

If you prefer, your Home Energy checkup can now be done virtually as a safe, convenient first step for you to make energy-saving improvements. In this virtual discussions with a technician we will assess and make recommendations to your home at NO-COST.

Both Virtual and In-Person Home Energy Checkups will include:

    • A personalized home energy report outlining recommendations for deeper energy-saving Improvements to help you in making smart energy choices. Your recommendations will include information on rebates and financing along with payback and investment information specific to your home.

Rebates may include the following:

    • Up to $1.70 per square foot on approved insulation projects recommended during your visit.

       

    • Up to $200 for qualifying central air conditioning systems

       

    • Up to $50 for replacement of certain inefficient appliances with qualifying energy-efficient models

       

    • Up to $650 for replacement of inefficient gas furnaces with qualifying gas furnaces

       

    • Up to $750 for replacement of inefficient gas boilers with qualifying gas boilers

       

    • $50 for replacement of each single pane window with a qualifying ENERGY STAR double pane window

Air Source Heat Pumps:

    • up to $15,000 per home for qualifying Air Source Heat Pumps for existing electric heated homes (ONLY with a Home Energy Solutions visit)*

       

    • up to $15,000 per home for qualifying Air Source Heat Pumps for existing oil or propane heated homes (ONLY with participation in the heat Pump Pilot)*

    • up to $1,500 per home for qualified integrated controls for Air Source Heat Pumps

Ground Source Heat Pumps:

    • up to $7,500 per home for qualifying Ground Source Heat Pumps for existing electric or natural gas heated homes

       

    • up to $15,000 per home for qualifying Ground Source Heat Pumps for existing oil or propane heated homes

*Please note: this solution is very popular, may have a waiting list and is subject to available funding.

Our technicians are happy to answer any questions you may have about your home energy system.