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.

A woman breathing fresh air in her home
December 2, 2020

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...

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Heat pump being installed
December 1, 2020

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...

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Couple looking at energy bills
November 25, 2020

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...

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House in Barre, VT in the winter
November 19, 2020

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!

Technician installing cellulose insulation
March 6, 2020

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...

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yellow bag filled with cellulose insulation
February 27, 2020

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...

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cellulose insulation in an attic
February 11, 2020

Trying to decide which insulation material will be best to install in your attic? EnergySmart of Vermont walks you through the two insulation types recommended for the New England climate, and how insulation can prevent ice dams while stabilizing...

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heat pump covered in snow outside of a hosue
February 4, 2020

How is it that a heat pump can pull heat from the air outside, even when it's less-than-zero here in Vermont? EnergySmart of Vermont has helped countless homeowners maximize their savings with the reliable and efficient heating and cooling of...

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cast iron wood burning stove
January 21, 2020

Ever wondered if the smoke from your fireplace was introducing harmful particles into your breathing air? A poorly sealed wood stove could also have a negative impact on your heating bills. EnergySmart of Vermont uncovers what can make a wood...

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