Green Homes & Buildings

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
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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
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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
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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 Technology
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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.

Federal Government Incentives for Green Housing
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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
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Rooftop solar will produce clean energy for your house and pay for itself by slashing most or even all of your electric bills. Use Google's Project Sunroof or tool from National Renewable Energy Lab to estimate your solar potential, solar system size requirements, annual savings, and payback period. 


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. Here is the website to get started: www.energysage.com.

Recent Accomplishments

  • 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.

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Second Monday of most months, 6 to 7pm via Zoom

Mark Adams