If you’re looking for the latest tips, tricks, and recommendations for saving energy and staying comfortable in your Vermont home, you’ve hit the jackpot! Our team of home performance specialists regularly update our blog so you can stay informed on the cutting edge of building science, and how it can reduce the amount of energy your home loses while you are trying to keep you and your family as comfortable as possible.
At EnergySmart Vermont, our goal is to help reduce your home’s energy consumption and carbon footprint, while keeping your home cozy warm in the winter and refreshingly cool in the summer. But beyond that, we want to give you the tools you need to take control of your own home comfort and energy bills! So browse our collection of blogs to learn things like how to prevent ice dams, what makes for a thorough EnergySmart Vermont energy audit, how a heat pump works, and more.
Size matters when it comes to heat pumps! Learn about the problems with over and undersized heat pumps and how heat pumps are sized to maximize efficiency. EnergySmart of VT installs cold climate heat pumps and can size a system for optimal...Read more
When moisture accumulates inside your home, it can lead to harmful mold growth and structural damage. Learn how to detect moisture in the basement and how to resolve your moisture issues with an energy audit and home upgrades like insulation and...Read more
Heating and cooling costs can add up quickly, especially during the freezing winters here in Barre, Vermont. And while there’s no denying the fact that energy costs money, you shouldn’t have to empty your savings account just to keep your...Read more
EnergySmart of Vermont can help you determine whether your indoor air quality is making you sick with an energy audit. We take a whole-home approach to IAQ in Barre VT and can solve your air pollution problems with tailored solutions like...Read more
Improve home indoor air quality and enjoy better home performance when EnergySmart of Vermont applies air sealing techniques to your Barre area home. Air sealing controls air flow and reduces contaminants that can make your indoor air unhealthy...Read more
Learn what may be causing that one room in your home to stay too cold or too hot, and how to keep that room comfortable. EnergySmart of Vermont offers heat pump installation, home energy audits, insulation, and air sealing services to make that...Read more
You are careful about your furnace usage, so why is it your heating bills are so high? EnergySmart of Vermont uncovers the inefficiencies in many Vermont homes that can cause heating bills to be higher than expected. Learn how much heat your home...Read more
It’s that time of year here in Washington County where summer turns to fall, and guessing tomorrow’s temperature is like pulling the lever on a slot machine: You never know what you’re going to get!
Looking for DIY tips on how to install your own insulation? You may want to leave it to the pros. As a BPI certified insulation contractor serving Barre and Washington County, VT, EnergySmart of Vermont will make sure your energy savings and...Read more
If it has been more than ten years since the insulation in your home was installed, you should keep an eye out for these three ways outdated insulation can affect the air you breath. EnergySmart of Vermont uncovers how improper insulation...Read more