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March, 2013 Waltham: Sign up for energy assessment
After a long, cold winter, people are eager to open their windows and let fresh air flow through their homes. This is the perfect time to think about preparing your home for the approaching heat of the summer and the freezing weather that will follow next winter, according to Sagewell Inc., a Massachusetts-based company that specializes in identifying building envelope deficiencies and providing h
March, 2013 Weston Climate Group: Using thermal imaging to save energy
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. In the field of home energy efficiency, the thermal camera produces an image that deserves that adage. In fact, thermal imaging has enabled energy assessors to effectively measure heat escaping from buildings. This helps highlight problem areas for weatherization upgrades.
January, 2013 NPR WBUR 90.9: New Technology Makes Home Heat Loss Visible
By Monica Brady-Myerov January 4, 2013
BOSTON — Winter is definitely settling in, and that’s putting our homes to the cold test.
A large amount of heat can literally seep out through old windows and poorly insulated walls and roofs. Now, new technology shows people exactly where it’s escaping, and heating efficiency programs are helping homeowners plug those gaps.
December, 2012 No-cost Energy Audits for Belmont - Everyone Wins
We so often hear how the Town takes our money - taxes, fees, water and electric rates. Here is a case of the Town trying to save us money.
Belmont, through its Energy Committee and the Belmont Municipal Light Department (BMLD), is offering Belmont residents free, comprehensive home energy assessments. Audits are now available whether you use natural gas or oil. Earlier audit programs
December, 2012 Mass. start-ups explore the more efficient side of clean tech
Boston Globe Dec 12, 2012
On a chilly night just before Thanksgiving, I hopped into the back seat of a Ford Escape and went for a ride around Belmont. On the car’s roof was a sleek shell case for sports gear. But there were holes cut in the left and right sides of the case, and instead of skis, a pair of thermal imaging cameras were stashed inside.
The cameras were designed to take pictu
November, 2012 Belmont MA selects Sagewell to administer an innovative energy efficiency program
Save energy, save money
Belmont Municipal Light Department launches Home Energy Assessment Pilot Program
Belmont, Mass. —
Belmont Municipal Light Department announces a pilot program to provide free, comprehensive home energy assessments to its customers who heat their homes with fuel oil and electricity. The pilot program, which will be administered by thermal imaging company Sagewell, Inc
November, 2012 NPR: Living on Earth: Thermal imaging and insulating your home
Pictures taken with a thermal camera let you see with your own eyes where heat is leaking out of walls and windows in your home. It's a powerful spur to persuade you to improve insulation and keep the storm windows closed. Living on Earth’s Helen Palmer reports...."people often need a push to decide to actually get the job done – and the pictures – with the bright oranges and red
October, 2012 Medford MA: Woburn business offers Medford residents thermal images of their houses
Medford — Last winter, employees from the Woburn-based thermal imaging company, Sagewell, Inc. drove around Medford in a hybrid vehicle taking snapshots of Medford homes with heat-loss-sensing equipment.
The result is a database of thermal images that allows Medford homeowners to peek at where heat might be escaping from their houses.
“Thermal images are a real eye opener,”
October, 2012 Sagewell Imaging in Brookline MA
Sagewell Imaging in Brookline
Green Homes Brookline looks to incorporate Sagewell Thermal Imaging into the program's brand.
As the fall season starts, and temperatures begin to drop, do you know how much heat is escaping your home?
The Board of Selectmen met with a representative from Sagewell, Inc., a thermal imaging company whose work may illuminate that question, and the work of the Green Homes
September, 2012 Thermal Images Reveal Needham Homes Energy Loss
Woburn-based Sagewell Inc. recently took a photographic survey of houses in town to encourage residents to begin the process of Mass Save energy assessment.
This fall, Needham residents are being encouraged to take a closer look at their homes—and possibly make some simple upgrades that could help keep the chill of winter out and save them money on their utility bills.
Sagewell Inc., a
September, 2012 Local group Green Needham hopes homes will apply for energy assessment
The Green Needham Collaborative, a local volunteer organization focusing on community sustainability, is urging homeowners to apply for an energy audit on their home that could qualify them for energy efficiency upgrades. They can also receive a free thermal image of their home, through Green Needham’s new partner Sagewell, to determine if their home needs improvements in heating and in
September, 2012 Thermal imaging shows Cambridge homeowners their hot spots
Against a black backdrop, the outline of a Cambridge home faces the street, it’s front porch a cool purple color with specs of orange peeping out of corners and crevices, but on top, a row of second floor windows burns white hot.
The thermal imaging program, sponsored by Sagewell, Inc. and the Cambridge Home Energy Efficiency Team (HEET), uses exterior thermal images to pinpoint exactly
September, 2012 On the lighter side: "Presidential candidates explain how sagewell works"
We are excited that the presidential candidates took time out of their busy schedules to perform in this video explaining how Sagewell’s thermal imaging programs work.
The debate between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama is clearly heating up, and this time the hot air is not just coming from the candidates but from buildings too..
September, 2012 Thermal Imaging Program Could Help Homeowners Save Money
A thermal imagaing company is offering Framingham homeowners no-cost, comprehensive home energy assessments to save energy and money.
This program, by Sagewell Inc., uses exterior thermal images to pinpoint exactly where heat is leaking to make the most effective improvements possible. The program is available to all qualifying Framingham homeowners. Homeowners can request their no-cost compr
September, 2012 CAMBRIDGE, MA IS THE 25th COMMUNITY IN MASSACHUSETTS TO SAVE WITH SAGEWELL
Mass-scale thermal imaging company Sagewell, Inc, is partnering with Cambridge HEET (Home Energy Efficiency Team) in offering Cambridge, MA homeowners no-cost, comprehensive home energy assessments to save energy and money.
But this is no ordinary home energy assessment. This program uses exterior thermal images to pinpoint exactly where heat is leaking to make the most effective improvements
September, 2012 Sagewell: Chelmsford has 1,800 insulation candidates
A thermal image of a home in Chelmsford last winter. A Chelmsford thermal imaging study that analyzed homes and businesses in the winter of 2011/12 found that there are 1,800 homes that appear to be very good insulation candidates and may be eligible for generous utility-sponsored insulation benefits.
The Chelmsford Public Library is hosting a workshop on making your home more energy efficien
September, 2012 How Hot is Your House, Brookline?
Is your home hot? You can find out by checking the thermal scans.
According to a press release from Sagewell, the company drove a hybrid car equipped with thermal cameras around Brookline, taking photos of homes in a number of neighborhoods. If you want to see what they found, visit their website to order the free scans.
These thermal photos show where heat is leaking out of your home: m
September, 2012 New Program Unveiled to Help Dedham Homeowners Save Money on Heating
Thermal imaging company Sagewell, Inc. is offering Dedham homeowners a no-cost, comprehensive home energy assessments to save energy and money. But this is no ordinary home energy assessment.
This program uses exterior thermal images to pinpoint exactly where heat is leaking to make the most effective improvements possible. The program is available to all qualifying Dedham homeowners. Homeowne
August, 2012 Free images show Newton homeowners where their heat is going
Newton —Think heat is escaping out of your house from poorly sealed windows, doors or walls?
Now Newton residents can find out for free. A program being offered through a collaboration of the Newton Eco-project, a division of Green Decade Newton, and Woburn’s Sagewell Inc. is open to all qualifying Newton homeowners.
The program uses exterior thermal imaging to show exactly where hea
August, 2012 Free home energy assessment for first 100 Belmont homeowners who apply
The Belmont Energy Committee is launching a pilot program in Belmont in partnership with thermal imaging company Sagewell, Inc.: the first 100 National Grid gas-heated homes to apply will get a free, comprehensive home energy assessment to help homeowners save energy and money.
August, 2012 Free Energy Assessment for Homeowners Available in Belmont
The Belmont Energy Committee is launching a pilot program in Belmont in partnership with thermal imaging company Sagewell, Inc.: the first 100 National Grid gas-heated homes to apply will get a free, comprehensive home energy assessment to help homeowners save energy an dmoney.
The assessment will use exterior thermal images to pinpoint heat leaks.
The program is first-come, first-serve. Homeo
August, 2012 Thermal Images Taken of Each Natick Home
A company specializing in energy efficiency thermally imaged almost every Natick home in March in an attempt to bring awareness to residents about homes that are poorly insulated. Sagewell, a 4-year-old Woburn company, offers thermal images of each home on it's website where Natick residents can request a report of their home's energy efficiency readout.
August, 2012 Free energy assessment being offered to Waltham homeowners
Seeing how much heat or cool air is escaping your Waltham home is now as easy as a mouse click.
Sagewell, Inc., a Woburn company that offers energy efficiency advice, recently drove through Waltham for the first time using thermal imaging cameras to take street-level photos of homes in the city.
June, 2012 Losing heat from your home? Images may have solution
Ever wonder whether drafty windows and doors are allowing heat to seep out of your home?
Residents can now find out by checking out images that show just how much heat is escaping from doors, windows and walls, thanks to a company that took thermal images of more than 5,000 local homes this winter.
Sagewell Inc. of Woburn took the images as part of a statewide thermal imaging study desig
March, 2012 Video of Great Acton Energy Challenge
Video of how to sign up for Great Acton Energy Challenge via Sagewell. Video includes explanation of how to sign up and how Sagewell can help Acton residents identify energy leaks.
March, 2012 Sagewell is coming to Chelmsford
Sagewell, a local Massachusetts energy efficiency company, will be starting a program in Chelmsford to help residents obtain energy efficiency savings. Sagewell will measure home and business heat losses by collecting thermal images. Sagewell will drive through Chelmsford with a hybrid vehicle equipped with energy auditing thermal sensors.
March, 2012 Chelmsford Memo Announcing Sagewell Thermal Imaging
Sagewell of Woburn, MA will be conducting a program in Chelmsford to help residents and local businesses obtain energy efficiency savings. Sagewell will be analyzing thermal images to measure home and business heat losses.
March, 2012 Picture all the lost heat
Sagewell is partnering with the Town of Brookline to provide free thermal images of properties to identify heat leaks. Residents can sign up at www.sagewell.com.