Boston ranked most energy efficient among U.S. cities! A new report from the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) graded America’s 34 largest cities on what they are doing to save energy, and Boston came in first place! ACEEE ranked the cities’ efforts in five key areas: buildings; transportation; energy and water utility efforts; local...Read More
Landlords, tenants, and condo owners in 1-4 unit buildings are all welcome to participate in Renew Boston. Renew Boston will help your building become more energy efficient with a no-cost home energy assessment for each unit in your structure. Then, Renew Boston can help coordinate all parties and funding sources to maximize the energy and cost savings available for...Read More
“My natural gas bill was out of control. I heard about Renew Boston and they came in to do an energy audit. Lo and behold, the auditor told me that all the heat was going through my roof, because I didn’t have any insulation in my attic. Now, my gas bill has been cut in half. I do see the change, and I am so glad that this program is available. I will be spreading the...Read More
Renew Boston wants to help you weatherize now.
Renters and property owners who live in or own buildings in Boston with fewer than 5 apartments can sign up today to get a no-cost Home Energy Assessment. The Assessment includes no-cost water saving devices and high-efficiency light bulbs, and is the first step to becoming qualified for incentives for insulation, air sealing, and other energy efficiency improvements. Condo owners in buildings with fewer than 5 units are eligible, as are landlords with buildings of fewer than 5 units.
When you click on the red sign-up button above, you will be transferred to Next Step Living, Renew Boston’s energy efficiency contractor. If you prefer to call, or if you want a different energy efficiency contractor,call 617-635-SAVE (7283) to be connected to Renew Boston’s statewide partner, Mass Save, which will assign a certified contractor for your no-cost Home Energy Assessment.
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Residents and owners of buildings with greater than 4 units should call 617-635-7283 for Mass Save services.Read more
Renew Boston is an innovative public-private partnership to boost energy efficiency and alternative energy services for Boston residents and businesses. Renew Boston partners with NStar, National Grid, community-based non-profits like Mass Energy, and contractors like Next Step Living that are certified to implement energy efficiency measures through the Mass Save program. This network of energy efficiency providers assists qualified Boston tenants, homeowners, and landlords in making energy improvements to their homes and properties.
During a Renew Boston Home Energy Assessment, professional Energy Advisers walk through your home from basement to attic. If you need them, your Adviser may install water-saving devices, a smart power strip, and high-efficiency light bulbs. Eligible property owners may receive 75% off – up to $2,000 off – for insulation and air sealing. For triple-deckers and duplexes where all eligible units are weatherized, incentives include 90% off insulation, up to $3,000 per apartment! That’s a great deal.
The City’s Office of Environmental & Energy Services established Renew Boston in order to achieve ambitious citywide goals for saving energy, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and creating green jobs. To learn more about the City of Boston’s sustainability programs, please visit the Mayor’s Office of Environmental & Energy Services webpage.