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Thetford Center Resident Saves $790 Annually Thanks to Weatherization Efforts

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Photo credit: Sharon Harkey

Source: Bob Walker

"I was tired of being too cold in winter and too hot in summer upstairs. I also wanted to save money and help do my share to save the environment." - Sharon Harkay, Thetford Center


Sharon Harkay of Tucker Hill Road in Thetford Center decided it was time to address energy efficiency in her home. Take a look at her results!



Measures Installed

  • Increased distribution efficiency of oil furnace.

  • Air sealed attic, kneewall, wall and basement penetrations.

  • Insulated attic and kneewalls

Savings Achieved

Air Leakage Reduced by – 39.4%

Projected Heat Energy Savings – 26.52%

Cost of Job – $9,005

Incentives from Efficiency VT – $1,780

Net Cost to Homeowner – $7,225

Projected Annual Dollar Savings – $790

Years to Payback Through Savings – 9.15

Return On Investment – 10.92%

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