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how many watts house

How many watts does it take to run a house?

An improperly sized solar panel system (or any power system) compromises your home’s efficiency, which can result in unnecessary energy consumption, higher utility bills, or even power outages. Understanding your home’s power requirements helps you to take full advantage of things like your solar system, HVAC, or portable generator. In this article, we break down the typical energy use of different electrical appliances to help you determine the number of watts your whole house might require.

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Complete guide to the Mass Save® HEAT Loan for air source heat pumps

If you live in Massachusetts, there are excellent financial incentives to help heat and cool your home more efficiently with air source heat pumps. Mass Save® Sponsors help Massachusetts residents save money through energy efficiency with a HEAT Loan to help make installing air source heat pumps more accessible and affordable. In this guide, we’ll explain what you need to know about the HEAT Loan for air source heat pumps, including how to apply for it and common questions about how it works. Pro tip: you can also use the HEAT Loan for other energy-efficient updates – we’re just focusing on how you can use it for heat pumps here since there’s a lot to know!

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Mass Save 2022: getting an energy assessment in MA

The Mass Save energy assessment program is Massachusetts’ all-encompassing energy efficiency program which is sponsored by both your electric utility and energy efficiency providers. The program is available to renters, homeowners, and businesses across Massachusetts. Here’s the complete breakdown of all the different measures you can take to reduce your energy use and utility bills through the Mass Save program in 2022.

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Community solar companies you should know – and how to choose one

If you’re looking to save some money on electricity costs, community solar is a great option. While you’ll save less over time than if you install solar on your property, signing up for community solar allows you to enjoy some of the benefits of going solar without any upfront investment – it’s also a great option if you’re a renter or don’t have a suitable roof for solar! 

When you subscribe to a community solar project, you’ll pay your project’s provider a discounted rate for the energy generated through your subscription – but who are these project providers? And how do you choose one? In this article, we’ll explain how to evaluate community solar companies and some of the companies you should know about. 

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