Author Archives: Anna Hagadorn

About Anna Hagadorn

Anna is an Energy Advisor at EnergySage, where she provides homeowners across the country with expert advice on their solar + storage and clean heating and cooling projects. Prior to EnergySage, Anna spent two years with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center administering downstream incentive programs for renewable energy technologies. Anna holds degrees in Environmental Studies and Geology from Northeastern University. When she’s not in the office, Anna attends dance classes and teaches group fitness around Boston, or stays home to pet her cat, DeeDee.

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Saving Energy with EnergySage, part 5: Reducing your electricity usage

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This post is the fifth in our series about how to save on your energy bills even when you’re spending more time at home, as the entire EnergySage team is, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic (here are the first, second, third, and fourth.) Continue to check our blog for more ideas for how you can take control of your energy bills in the coming weeks. 

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The HEAT Loan Program: energy efficiency financing in Massachusetts

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Investing in energy efficiency upgrades for your home is not only one of the easiest ways to decrease your carbon footprint; it’s also one of the best ways to save money on utility bills. However, despite the clear benefits, some homeowners hesitate to install air source heat pumps, add insulation to their home, or switch to solar hot water technologies because of anticipated upfront costs. Fortunately, this isn’t much of an obstacle in the Bay State: thanks to Mass Save, homeowners throughout Massachusetts can finance these projects at 0 percent interest with the HEAT Loan Program.

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