HeatSmart Update

February 9

Did you miss the Melrose HeatSMART team on our How to Use your Heat Pump Efficiently (and Save Money!) webinar? Don't worry, you can find a link to the recorded presentation here!


Cheaper, cleaner alternatives to heating and cooling your home are here!

A group of local volunteers has teamed up with the City of Melrose, the Mass Clean Energy Center and Mass Department of Energy Resources to bring you HeatSmart Melrose, a community-led effort promoting three clean heating and cooling technologies that can help our residents save money, conserve energy and be more comfortable year-round, while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions. These technologies and our competitively-selected installers include:

If you’re interested in participating in the program, sign up below to get a no-cost site visit from one of our installer partners! Questions? Contact the HeatSmart Coach, Susan Murphy, at HeatSmartMelrose@gmail.com.


Get a no-cost Home Energy Assessment through Mass Save!


Mass Save, the state's utility energy efficiency program, offers free home energy assessments to residents of Melrose. Not only will you learn more about how your home uses (and loses) energy, but completing this audit is a requirement for a variety of incentives, including the 0% interest Mass Save HEAT Loan, MassCEC's Clean Heating and Cooling rebates, and thousands of dollars in rebates from Mass Save for additional home insulation.

Schedule your assessment now so that you'll be ready to take advantage of the full range of complementary state and utility programs available to you once HeatSmart Melrose launches!

Get started with a free home energy assessment today


What is clean heating and cooling?

Clean heating and cooling technologies use cleaner, renewable resources to provide both heating and cooling to your home or business from one installed system. Clean heating and cooling technologies can be lower-cost alternatives to fossil fuel-based heating while also offering additional home comfort benefits and reducing your carbon footprint.

Learn more about clean heating and cooling at our Clean Heating and Cooling 101 information hub.

Learn more about air source heat pumps

Learn more about ground source (geothermal) heat pumps

Learn more about solar hot water