Across Massachusetts, many homeowners are struggling to get comfortable at home over the summer. You may be one of them! If your air conditioner is running over time, but the upstairs is still too uncomfortable, you might be wondering what’s wrong. Is it a problem with your AC?
Since spring is finally here in Massachusetts, the blooming trees, grasses, and flowers remind many people about their allergies. However, it’s not just the outdoors that can cause allergy symptoms. Many things in your home’s air can be inducing symptoms as well.
Although energy efficiency is important year-round, Earth Day (April 22), might give you another reason to think about it. If you’ve slowly been taking measures to decrease your energy use and be kinder to the planet, making your home more energy efficient can quickly add up towards your efforts.
If there’s one thing that most New Englanders can agree on, it’s that our weather tends to be relatively unpredictable. Winter may have been warmer than usual for the most part, but just because it’s warm one day doesn’t mean it won’t snow the next. There is perhaps no region in the country where it’s more important to focus on home efficiency and weatherization, which ensures that your home is prepared for whatever elements may come its way.
While many homeowners believe that home upgrades are too expensive and out of their reach, the fact is that there are a number of financing options available, such as the Mass Save program.
We’re out of the depths of winter, which has most homeowners in the Pioneer Valley area and afar rejoicing about the warm weather to come. “Spring cleaning” is a tradition of sorts around this time of year, but what if we were to tell you that there’s more to the process than simply wiping down baseboards and deep-cleaning dusty parts of the home? Once you’ve gotten these tasks out of the way, it’s time to look at how energy upgrades can help boost home performance and reduce your monthly bills.
Focusing on home performance is especially important If you or a family member suffers from allergies or asthma—here’s why.