Report: Vermont could see big savings on heating
Lawmakers called in 2008 for the state to weatherize a quarter of its buildings - about 80,000 of them - by 2020. With the state not on track to meet that goal, the Department of Public Service last year convened a special Thermal Efficiency Task Force to recommend ways to improve progress.
Its report said a typical household could save $1,000 a year on heat through efficiency measures. It also said another benefit would be big reductions in carbon emissions, and a better ability to withstand future fuel price shocks.
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