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Solar Panels on Rooftop

Green Homes 

& Buildings

Our Mission and Vision

Our newest working group is actively working to provide outreach, education, and resources concerning ways to reduce the carbon footprint of buildings to the Marblehead owners of homes, apartments, public housing, commercial properties, and other public spaces such as schools and houses of worship.

Free In-House
Energy Assessment

Get your house professionally assessed for energy saving opportunities. Sign up for this free service from Marblehead Light here. National Grid customers are also eligible for their free assessment program found here


An Energy Specialist will assess your current energy use, help you develop a plan to make your home more energy efficient, and educate you on rebates and incentives you may qualify for.


Utility Rebate Programs

Marblehead Light offers multiple types of rebates and discounts to homeowners that take action based on an in-home audit. The rebate forms are found here.


National Grid customers can get additional incentives through the Mass Save program. The Mass Save incentives are found here.


Stairway to Net Zero Homes

Interested in learning how to make your home more energy efficient, reduce your energy bills, and lower your carbon output? Then check out the following blog series on the steps to a Net Zero home.


Air Source Heat Pump

If you want to learn more about how heat pumps operate and the versatile ways that they can be installed, check out this guidebook from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center found here. You can also learn more from EnergySage here.

Federal Government Incentives for Green Housing

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 includes a number of provisions to encourage homeowners and renters to make their homes more energy efficient and install rooftop solar for clean energy. 


A summary of the benefits of the bill can be found here.


Installing Rooftop Solar

Rooftop solar will produce clean energy for your house and pay for itself by slashing most or even all of your electric bills. 


When you’re ready, Energy Sage offers a free online service for finding solar panel installers. Based on your individual situation and needs, they will provide you with up to three competitive quotes from pre-screened providers. Clike here to get started.


Click here for a Fact Sheet on installing rooftop solar panels, and here for a video of a roundtable discussion with Marbleheaders who have done it.

Recent Accomplishments


Organized a Green Homes Tour to show energy efficient technologies in action and allow residents to talk to the homeowners who installed them to learn from their experiences. (View the online tour book.)


Hosted a webinar on air source heat pumps.


Redesigned the Take Action in Your Home section of our website.


Produced several new Fact Sheets and Comparison Guides on electrified heating, insulation, and electrified hot water heating.

Join Us

Meet time: Second Monday of most months, 6 to 7pm via Zoom
Leader(s): Mark Adams and Louise Yarmoff

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