ENERGY STAR®: Your Partner In Energy Efficiency
Columbia Gas of Massachusetts is proud to be a partner with ENERGY STAR®, a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The ENERGY STAR label has been created to help consumers quickly and easily identify home appliances, office equipment, and other products that save energy. Look for the label when you are remodeling or replacing equipment in your home or business.
For information on the ENERGY STAR label, products and programs, call toll-free 1-888-STAR-YES (1-888-782-7937) or visit www.energystar.gov.
Mass Save® is an initiative sponsored by Massachusetts’ gas and electric utilities and energy efficiency service providers, including Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, The Berkshire Gas Company, Cape Light Compact, National Grid, New England Gas Company, NSTAR, Unitil, and Western Massachusetts Electric Company. The Sponsors of Mass Save work closely with the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources to provide a wide range of services, incentives, trainings, and information promoting energy efficiency that help residents and businesses manage energy use and related costs.
Energy efficiency information, services, incentives, and trainings for all Massachusetts residents www.masssave.com
Home Energy Saver
See how your home compares against an energy efficient home in your area. This online tool allows you to enter specific information about your home and provides you with some recommendations for making your home more energy efficient.
Click on Home Energy Saver to get started. Or learn some easy ways to help lower your energy usage with http://energystar.gov/ia/partners/promotions/cool_change/tool/atHome.html
The Tax Incentives Assistance Project (TIAP)
The TIAP is sponsored by a coalition of public interest nonprofit groups, government agencies, and other organizations in the energy efficiency field. It is designed to give consumers and businesses information they need to make use of the federal income tax incentives for energy efficient products and technologies passed by Congress as part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and subsequent amendments. For more information visit www.energytaxincentives.org
Massachusetts Farm Energy Program
The Massachusetts Farm Energy Program is a two-year statewide effort, bringing together federal, state, industry and private support to streamline technical and financial assistance available to Massachusetts farmers for reducing their energy demand, increasing their profits and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. For more information visit: www.berkshirepioneerrcd.org/mfep/existing.php