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At your HEAT Squad Energy Audit, you will learn helpful information like where you are losing heat, if your insulation is adequate, where you are wasting electricity, and if there are health and safety concerns.
Our Energy Loan is simple and affordable with interest rates from 4.99%. General repayment terms are five to ten years, and you can repay your loan in-full at any time without penalty.
HEAT Squad Wants to Help Replace Your Old Stove
HEAT Squad at NeighborWorks of Western Vermont seeks a full time Energy Auditor located
Rutland County has some of the worst air quality in the state, due to geography as well as the prevalence of old, non EPA-certified wood stoves in the region. Fine particulates released from these wood stoves pollute the air both inside and outside a home, causing a wide range of health problems for older adults and children.
HEAT Squad’s Wood Stove Change-Out and Pellet Heating Program offers homeowners up to $4,800 towards the removal of their old stove and the purchase and installation of a new stove. Rebates are scaled based on household size and income, giving Vermonters with limited income the most assistance. Homeowners in Rutland County and the surrounding towns are eligible. See the flyers below to help you determine your eligibility. Call us at (802) 438-2303 for questions or more information.
HEAT Squad is Hiring
HEAT Squad is Hiring in the Northeast Kingdom!
HEAT Squad at NeighborWorks of Western Vermont seeks a full time Energy Auditor located in the Northeast Kingdom to join the team to conduct energy audits in Orleans, Essex, and Caledonia counties. The auditor will listen to homeowners and business owners, and provide solutions to help save money, improve comfort, and address health and safety issues. They will work closely with the program manager, intake specialists, participating contractors, and outreach/marketing teams. This position requires knowledge of building science, energy usage, and basic understanding of construction. The ideal candidate will be an expert in the field who is friendly, organized, and committed to NeighborWorks of Western Vermont nonprofit mission of successful and sustainable homeownership.
About HEAT Squad
HEAT Squad is a service of NeighborWorks of Western Vermont.
We provide low-cost energy audits for homes and businesses throughout Vermont in Addison, Rutland, Bennington, Windsor, Windham, and Orange counties, as well as in neighboring towns in Chittenden and Washington counties.
In 2018, we’re expanding into Orleans, Essex, and Caledonia counties. If you live in the Northeast Kingdom and you’d like to take advantage of a low-cost HEAT Squad Energy Audit, please email us to join the waiting list.
HEAT Squad helps homeowners identify the best renovations to improve efficiency and reduce costs, provides home and energy loans, and helps to identify contractors to complete the work. Each home energy improvement makes a difference for our community.
We help homeowners save an average of 30% on their home heating and cooling costs, while becoming more comfortable in their homes year-round.