The Home Comfort Practice ("HCP") of Mr. Handyman is an authorized contractor of Energize Connecticut to provide Home Energy Solutions services. Please Click here to schedule your appointment or call for more information.
EnergizeCT offers three, powerful State subsidized programs to help Connecticut residents. reduce their electric and heating bills:
Home Energy Solutions - Core Services ("HES"). Our HCP crew will invest up to six hours. weatherizing, sealing ductwork, replacing incandescent lighting with CFL or LED bulbs, and replacing showerheads and aerators. After your Core Services appointment, HCP will provide a comprehensive report on your home's performance, upgrade recommendations, and cost estimates. Your home also will receive a U.S. Dept. of Energy - Home Energy Score.
Home Performance with Energy Star ("HPwES"). HPwES is the most customized upgrade program. An HCP building scientist assesses home systems; diagnoses structural air leakage and insulation levels; and develops proposals for improving the overall health, safety, efficiency, and durability of all home systems by introducing new technologies. Your utility company determines rebates and low-interest financing incentives to reduce your upgrade costs and to maximize your year-round comfort and lifetime energy savings.
Home Energy Solutions - Income Eligible ("HES-IE"). HES-IE provides free-of-charge Core Services to qualified households that earn less than 60% of the State median income. HES-IE program participation qualifies customers for heavily subsidized insulation upgrades and window replacement. Qualified refrigerators or freezers may be replaced for a $100 customer co-pay
Home Energy Solutions- Core Services (Hes) Program
The Home Comfort Practice team comprises certified building scientists and experienced home performance contractors. Our crews invest up to six hours in your home diagnosing and delivering HES Core Services:
- Testing carbon monoxide and gas levels at heating systems
- Measuring & sealing air leakage throughout your home
- Measuring & sealing air leakage at heating/cooling ducts
- Replacing incandescent lighting with CFL or LED bulbs
- Replacing showerheads and aerators
- Preparing u.s. dept. Of energy - home energy score
- Reviewing audit results with you
- Recommending upgrades to insulation, windows, heating and cooling systems, lighting, water heaters, and appliances
- Qualifying you for rebates and financing programs
Home Energy Solutions - Income Eligible (Hes-Ie-) Program
Qualified households receive Home Energy Solutions core services -- diagnostics, weatherization, duct sealing, light bulb upgrades, and hot water saving measures -- AT NO CHARGE. These households also qualify for insulation upgrades in attics and exterior walls -- at no charge. Depending upon the age, condition, and inefficiency of certain appliances such as refrigerators, freezers, and dehumidifiers, no charge replacements are a feature of the HES-IE- program.
Customers qualify when the gross annual income of all members of their household is less than 60 percent of the median income in the State of Connecticut. A chart that details the income levels and family size is provided below:
Rebates, Credits and Financing
Available government and utility company incentives exist to reduce the costs of weatherizing your home. Mr. Handyman will help you navigate the options to increase your savings!
CL&P Residential Customers
UI Residential Customers
CHIF Energy Conservation Loan Mr. Handyman is an authorized contractor to assist CT residents in obtaining up to ten year, fixed-rate unsecured financing for home energy efficiency investments.
Home Energy Solutions - a residential in-home service providing professional energy assessments and weatherization improvements to help customers reduce their energy use and costs. This program is supported by Energize Connecticut.
Energize Connecticut helps you save money and use clean energy. It is an initiative of the Energy Efficiency Fund, the Connecticut Green Bank, the State, and your local electric and gas utilities. For more information, please visit: EnergizeCT.com.