Quincy more than halfway toward 2016 Energy Efficiency Goal

Home energy assessor points out poorly installed basement ceiling insulation creating spots for cold air to leak into apartment upstairs. Hot water pipes are also uninsulated, wasting energy and money. (Image courtesy of the City of Quincy.) 房屋能源評估人員指出安裝不恰當的地下室天花板保溫層,導致冷空氣漏進樓上住房。熱水管道沒有保溫,浪費能源和金錢。(圖片由昆士市政府提供。)
房屋能源評估可以包括使用紅外攝影機,找到保溫層遺漏的點或需要填充的縫隙。(圖片由昆士市政府提供。)

The Quincy Saves Program announced it has already exceeded 65 percent of their goal of having Quincy residents complete 701 home energy assessments by December 2016. If the City’s goals are met, Quincy will earn $40,000 from National Grid towards a community project. With 473 assessments already completed, the team is well on their way to accomplishing their goals, but the City still encourages every Quincy resident to get a home energy efficiency assessment. Continue reading