In many geographies, particularly those with older housing stock, there is a large market opportunity to simultaneously improve home comfort and reduce monthly energy costs by increasing the energy efficiency of homes.
But large upfront costs and uncertainty of savings limits homeowners’ investment in energy efficiency upgrades. Homeowners often do not want to pay for upgrades out of pocket for upgrades with uncertain savings.
Yet there are increasingly products available that allow homeowners to get the benefits of home energy efficiency with more dependable savings and without paying the upfront cost. Two examples of these innovative solutions are below.