Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Sealing windows and adding insulation to your home can take as much as 30 percent off your heating bill, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
Time is money, the old adage goes, but so is a well-winterized house. Stopping air leakages can take as much as 30 percent off your heating bill, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Check out these three tips for closing up air leaks around your home: Here is a sampling of Melrose-area businesses that may be able to help you with your insulation projects:
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The utility recent announced its support for the group in the hopes of helping develop green technology.
National Grid has announced that it will become a platinum sponsor of the 2013 Cleantech Open Northeast Business Competition and Accelerator Program, an initiative designed to help the development of innovative clean energy solutions. The program is run by the Northeast division of the Cleantech Open, a not-for-profit group that has helped 727 green energy startups raise over $800 million in capital since its founding in 2005. "The Cleantech Open has a very successful track record in helping companies develop their innovations through to investment and we’re thrilled to have a partner on board as dedicated to clean technology as National Grid is," said Alexandra Adler, northeast regional director of the Cleantech Open, in a press …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
A few simple changes could save you hundreds on your heating and energy bills annually. Here are some easy tips.
Winter is here and along with it, the traditional drop in temperatures and rising cost of utilities. If saving money is on your list of New Year’s resolutions, then follow National Grid's tips to cut energy costs and increase efficiency in your home in 2013. Tune Up For Efficiency Turn down for savings Insulate Seal air leaks Don't miss important news Subscribe to our daily newsletter. | Like us on Facebook |Blog with us | Follow us on Twitter|
Thursday, December 6, 2012
The following is a Letter to the Editor submitted by Alicia Barton McDevitt, CEO and executive director of Massachusetts Clean Energy Center.
[Editor's note: The following is a Letter to the Editor submitted by Alicia Barton McDevitt, CEO and executive director of Massachusetts Clean Energy Center.] To the Editor: Thanks to the people of Melrose, Solarize Massachusetts was a resounding success this year. The group purchasing program, which helps to make solar more affordable, is a joint venture of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources launched in 17 communities across the state this year. The program generated 803 solar contracts signed statewide representing 5.1 megawatts of clean, renewable energy. In Melrose, residents and businesses have contracted 425.6 kilowatts of new solar, saving hundreds of dollars annually on their …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Melrose Patch has receive a few reports from readers about power outages in the city. Are you without power? Let us know by posting a comment in the comments section below.
There have been reports of power outages Tuesday afternoon in Melrose, according to our readers. Melrose Patch emailed National Grid seeking information related to the reported power outages. We'll post an update as soon as we hear back from National Grid. Are you without power? Let us know by posting a comment in the comments section below.