Mass Save Listening Sessions

Mass Dept. of Energy Resources (DOER) has scheduled a series of listening sessions, offering the public a chance to comment on the Mass Save program. This is a great time for the public to give input on ideas as well as concerns they have with the program.

For questions and more info, DOER’s Energy Efficiency contact person is:
Matt Rusteika
Coordinator, Energy Efficiency
Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources
100 Cambridge Street, Suite 1020, Boston, MA 02114

Some problems noted by energy efficiency advocates include:
• Investor-owned utilities being administrators of the program
• Long wait times when you call them and to get an energy assessment
• Inconsistent quality of implementation of the weatherization measures they allow
• Poor marketing about the program to the general public
• Inconsistent information provided to homeowners about their programs, measures
• A cumbersome process from start to finish for homeowners. Each delay or lack of clarity becomes a barrier to implementation
• Lack of access to clear information on how the program is doing; how many received weatherization, insulation, new heating systems – and how much energy was saved, broken down by provider


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» Webinar on Energy Efficiency in Massachusetts – by Conservation Law Foundation

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» Study on Accessing Energy Efficiency in Massachusetts – prepared for Conservation Law Foundation


BOSTON – February 28, 2018
Great Hall at Codman Square Health Center
6 Norfolk Street
Boston (Dorchester), MA
6:00 – 8:00 pm

FALL RIVER – March 8, 2018
Bristol Community College, Room C111
777 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA
6:00 – 8:00 pm

SALEM – March 14, 2018
Salem State University, Marsh Hall, 2nd floor
71 Loring Avenue
Salem, MA
6:00 – 8:00 pm

MASHPEE – March 19, 2018
Mashpee Public Library
64 Steeple Street
Mashpee, MA
6:00 – 8:00 pm

PITTSFIELD – March 22, 2018
Ralph Froio Senior Center
330 North Street
Pittsfield, MA
4:00 – 6:00 pm

WORCESTER – March 29, 2018
MA Department of Environmental Protection
8 New Bond Street
Worcester, MA
6:00 – 8:00 pm

SPRINGFIELD – April 5, 2018
University of Massachusetts Center
1500 Main Street
Springfield, MA
6:00 – 8:00 pm

LOWELL – April 12, 2018
Lowell Senior Center
276 Broadway Street
Lowell, MA
6:00 – 8:00 pm



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