Solar Energy FAQs: Common Questions Answered for Massachusetts Residents

Solar Energy FAQs: Common Questions Answered for Massachusetts Residents

Many Massachusetts households are considering switching to solar panels as solar energy’s acceptance as a sustainable and clean energy source grows. But it’s understandable to have concerns about how solar energy functions, its advantages, and how it pertains to your particular area. For residents of Massachusetts, we’ll address some of the most frequently asked questions … Read more

Solar Energy Tax Credits and Incentives

Solar Energy Tax Credits and Incentives: What You Need to Know

Solar energy use has increased in recent years as more people and businesses look for greener, cleaner ways to power their buildings. The availability of solar energy tax credits and incentives is a key factor causing this growth. These financial advantages not only lower the cost of solar systems but also encourage the usage of … Read more

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Why Every New Homeowner Needs an Energy Assessment

There’s nothing quite as exciting as buying a new house. But after a few weeks in your new home, you may start to realize problems like cold drafts, a hot upstairs, or an air conditioner that’s constantly running.  It’s not easy to notice problems with energy efficiency and home comfort before you’re living with them … Read more

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Air Sealing: What Is It and Does Your Home Need It?

Air sealing is often overlooked, but it’s one of the most important things you can do to improve your home’s energy efficiency. Just how much of a difference does air sealing make? When combined with insulation, air sealing your home can reduce your heating and cooling costs by 15 percent!  The Sponsors of Mass Save® … Read more

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Cracking the Code: Finding Your Perfect Solar Panel Fit!

Ah, the warm embrace of the sun – it’s not just for tanning anymore! Solar power has taken center stage in the quest for clean, renewable energy. But before you dive into the world of photovoltaic wonders, there’s a crucial puzzle to solve: how do you determine the ideal size of a solar panel system … Read more

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Unmasking the Truth: Unraveling Residential Solar Power Myths

Solar power has taken the energy world by storm, promising an eco-friendly and cost-effective alternative to conventional energy sources. But as with any rapidly evolving technology, myths and misconceptions have sprouted like weeds, clouding the sunny reality of residential solar power.  Myth #1: “Solar Panels Only Work in Sunny Climates!” When we think solar, we … Read more

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What Is Ductless Heating and Cooling?

A ductless HVAC system, also known as a ductless mini split or ductless heat pump, is a type of heating and cooling system that operates without ductwork. They’re a great way to add heating and air conditioning to rooms your ductwork doesn’t reach or houses that don’t have existing ductwork systems.  Neeeco can help you … Read more

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Does a Heat Pump Increase Your Electric Costs?

Heat pumps provide energy efficient heating and cooling in one and are quickly becoming the go-to HVAC system for saving energy and reducing carbon emissions.  Heat pumps run on electricity, which means they can be powered by clean energy sources like solar panels. But it also raises questions about electricity consumption. Do heat pumps use … Read more

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Heat Pump Mythbuster: The Truth About Heat Pumps

Heat pumps are extremely energy efficient and one of the best options for heating and cooling your home. But heat pumps have not always been as efficient or effective as they are today. As a result, there are a lot of lingering misconceptions about heat pump HVAC systems based on outdated information.  To clear things … Read more

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The Most Efficient HVAC Systems: A Complete Guide for 2023

It takes a lot of energy to keep our homes comfortable with heating and air conditioning. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, more than 65% of total residential energy usage goes toward heating and cooling!  Because it consumes so much energy, upgrading your HVAC system is one of the most effective ways to improve your … Read more

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How to Choose the Best Energy Efficient Windows for Your Home

Does it ever feel like your heat and AC fly right out the window? If your windows are old and inefficient, they do! According to the EPA, heat loss and gain through windows is responsible for 25-30% of residential heating and air conditioning use.  Installing energy efficient replacement windows will reduce the amount of energy … Read more

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Going Green and Saving Green: Unlocking Solar Incentives and Energy Efficiency Rebates in Massachusetts

Massachusetts is at the forefront of promoting a sustainable future, offering a range of solar incentives and energy efficiency rebate programs to encourage homeowners and businesses to embrace solar power and energy-saving practices. These initiatives not only contribute to a greener environment but also provide substantial financial savings. In this blog, we’ll explore Massachusetts’ solar … Read more