Cambridge Celebrates Energy Efficiency Day 2020

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Cambridge Celebrates Energy Efficiency Day 2020


In recognition of the 5th annual national Energy Efficiency Day (#EEDay2020) on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, the City of Cambridge is joining regional and national organizations, businesses, utilities, universities, and individuals in promoting energy efficiency – the cheapest, quickest way to meet our energy needs, cut utility bills, and reduce pollution. To celebrate, we’re highlighting the many ways that the Community Development Department and Cambridge Energy Alliance can help save renters, low-income residents, landlords, and condo/homeowners money, make your home more comfortable, and reduce your carbon footprint.

 

Take these energy efficiency actions today

 

Renters in 1-4 units can sign up for a no-cost home energy assessment

Through the Renters Energy Savings Program, the City of Cambridge has partnered with local nonprofit All In Energy to connect renters living in buildings with 1-4 units to a no-cost home energy assessment. All In Energy can also help landlords receive no-cost energy upgrades, including 100% off insulation improvements for eligible participants until Sept.

 

Install Air Source Heat Pumps or Solar Hot Water

Through the Cambridge Clean Heating and Cooling Marketplace, the City has partnered with Boston-based EnergySage to make it easier for homeowners and landlords to install air-source heat pumps, such as ductless minisplits, and solar hot water. These can help you reduce your fossil fuel usage and improve your indoor air quality while using an efficient, cost-effective way to make your home comfortable year-round.

Buildings that are 5 Units or More

Connect with a Cambridge Multi-Family Retrofit Advisor – The program helps apartment and condo buildings that are five or more units become more energy efficient through no-cost energy assessments, free solar assessments, and access to a retrofit advisor who helps identify qualified contractors and compare upgrade options.

Find Your Solar Potential

Through Sunny Cambridge and the EnergySage Solar Marketplace, residents can request, receive, and compare solar quotes online, with support available every step of the way.

Enroll in 100% Green Plus to Receive 100% Green Electricity

Through the City’s Community Electricity Program, all residents and small businesses can sign up to receive 100% green electricity and invest in a local solar project.

 

For More Information

For more information, please contact Meghan Shaw at mshaw@cambridgema.gov

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