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11 Tips to Winterize Your Home This Fall

Posted by Hanscom Federal Credit Union on Oct 22, 2018 7:30:00 AM

Longer nights and falling leaves are the precursor to heating bills and chilly times at home. When you winterize your home now before the snows blow in, it can minimize the impact to your wallet later on. Here, ten easy winterizing tips at a variety of price points...plus a bonus tip:

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Topics: Mass Save, Home Ownership, Green

What is a Mass Save® Home Energy Assessment?

Posted by MaryJo Kurtz on Sep 6, 2018 7:30:00 AM


I learned two things from my free Mass Save® home energy assessment last year: both the attic insulation and windows of my home are in great shape. This was good news to hear before investing in central air conditioning. The auditor also helped me prioritize home energy projects on my honey-do list.

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Topics: Mass Save, Green

Make Your Home Green and Save Green

Posted by Hanscom Federal Credit Union on Mar 16, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Tired of high energy bills? Sitting in the dark or turning off the heat is not your only option. From caulking to replacing your water heater to installing solar panels, there is a variety of projects you may be able to undertake to improve your home’s energy efficiency and reduce your carbon footprint.

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Topics: Home Equity, Mass Save, Home Ownership, Green

Easy Ways To Go Green With Your Finances

Posted by MoneyWisdom Newsletter on Jan 30, 2015 10:00:00 AM

You don't have to be a full-time environmentalist to appreciate the value of "going green." Practicing green habits at home and in the workplace can make a difference not only to the world, but also to your wallet.

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Topics: Mass Save, Green

Should I finance energy-efficiency projects for my home?

Posted by Bill Burpeau on Feb 6, 2014 4:30:00 PM

I am aware that there are many renovations that I can invest in to help make my home a more environmentally friendly place to live. I understand that paying a little bit extra for a more energy-efficient heating system, or for windows and doors rated by Energy Star for their efficiency, will end up saving me in the long run due to the amount of money I’ll save every month on my energy bills. But some kinds of energy-efficiency improvements cost a lot of money. There’s always the option to finance energy-efficiency improvements for my home, but do I really want to go that far?

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Topics: Mass Save, Home Ownership, Green

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