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You Know Your Home Needs an Energy Assessment When....

tech <ul> <li><span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: black;"> Gentle breezes billow your curtains (except the windows are closed. And it's 25 degrees out).</span></li> </ul> <ul> <li><span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: black;"> You turn the lights on and the electric meter spins out of control.</span></li> </ul> <ul> <li><span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: black;"> The mailperson can slide the mail under the door.</span></li> </ul> <ul> <li><span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: black;"> You use draft-stoppers for your doors and plastic coverings for your windows.</span></li> </ul> <ul> <li><span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: black;"> You have closets or crawlspaces that are always freezing in the winter and sweltering in the summer.</span></li> </ul> <ul> <li><span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: black;"> After a big snowstorm your gutters start to look like giant glaciers.</span></li> </ul> <ul> <li><span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: black;"> The heat in your home goes up the stairs (and continues right up through a poorly insulated attic).</span></li> </ul> <ul> <li><span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: black;"> You stick your tongue to an outside wall* and you look like Ralphie from a Christmas Story. (*</span><i style= "mso-bidi-font-style: normal;"><span style= "font-size: 10.0pt; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: black;">not recommended)</span></i></li> </ul> <p><span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: black;"> Many homes in the Arlington area are of an older stock and could use some energy efficient improvements. But these can be costly and time consuming. New windows, a new roof, and freshly blown insulation just may not be feasible.</span></p> <p><span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: black;"> So what if someone could come to your home, tell you exactly where your home's inefficiencies were and update many of them for you? FOR FREE.</span></p> <p><span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: black;"> That's exactly what the</span> <span style= "text-decoration: underline;"><span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: blue;"> Mass Save Home Energy Assessment</span></span> <span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: black;"> provides. Here's a sampling of what you'll get from a FREE energy assessment:</span></p> <ul> <li><span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: black;"> 75% up to $2000 toward the installation of approved insulation improvements</span></li> </ul> <ul> <li><span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: black;"> No-cost targeted air sealing</span></li> </ul> <ul> <li><span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: black;"> Generous rebates on qualifying energy-efficient heating and hot water heating equipment</span></li> </ul> <ul> <li><span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: black;"> Switch out inefficient bulbs to LEDs</span></li> </ul> <ul> <li><span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: black;"> Switch out inefficient shower heads and faucets to low-flow</span></li> </ul> <ul> <li><span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: black;"> The opportunity to apply for 0% financing for eligible measures through the HEAT loan program</span></li> </ul> <p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height: normal;"><span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; color: black;"> Drafts and poor insulation are sending your heat (and your money) right out the window. Make your home more energy efficient this winter. You'll save money, create a safer home environment, and improve the value of your home.</span></p> <p><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:RelyOnVML/> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--></p>