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.

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January 10, 2020

Before the snow starts accumulating, do you want to know how you can keep your home as warm and energy efficient as possible? Learn from EnergySmart of Vermont how an energy audit will help you stave off the damage of ice dams, reduce...

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December 19, 2019

Trying to save money on your heating costs this winter? Learn about some of the common home heating myths that will actually keep your energy bills higher over the course of the winter months here in Vermont. Schedule an energy audit with...

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huge ice dams on a houce
December 13, 2019

Do you still think ice dams start on your roof? The real answer may surprise you. EnergySmart of Vermont helps homeowners prevent winter ice dams using the home performance insights from a professional energy audit. Schedule your energy audit...

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November 19, 2019

Has the fight over the thermostat turned into a scene from Gladiator? Don't settle for choosing between having lower energy bills or staying comfortable in your own home. Learn how to improve the energy efficiency of your home without sacrificing...

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man at home using a tissue to combat allergy symptoms
November 11, 2019

Are you struggling to enjoy the changing color of the leaves because your fall allergies are in full swing? Make sure your Vermont home isn't making your health symptoms worse. Air seal and insulate your home with EnergySmart of Vermont, and...

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warm autumn home concept
October 8, 2019

Have you been wondering what an energy audit is? As a Vermont homeowner, you'd be surprised what you can learn about your home performance from a professional energy audit contractor like EnergySmart of Vermont. An energy audit will uncover what...

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October 2, 2019

Learn how proper insulation and air sealing work together to keep your home comfortable and energy efficient throughout the harsh New England winters and muggy summers. EnergySmart Vermont is the trusted home performance contractor in Barre, VT...

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energy audit
September 24, 2019

Beware of free energy audits — they may cost you in the long run! Learn about what should be included in an energy audit to improve the home performance and comfort of your VT home from the trusted insulation, air sealing, and energy audit...

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September 16, 2019

Are you suffering from high energy bills, outrageous fuel costs, or an overall uncomfortable home? EnergySmart Vermont is the home performance contractor that can solve your mold and moisture problems, indoor drafts, ice dams issues, and more....

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September 6, 2019

Still not sure how a heat pump works, or if it might be right for you? The home performance experts at EnergySmart of Vermont will help you determine if heat pump installation is right for your VT home. Heat pumps offer efficient heating and...

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