to the Tompkins County Climate Protection Initiative

One of the most effective ways to make a difference is to improve the energy efficiency of your home. But where to start? Smart Energy Choices provides a convenient portal for Southern Tier residents to figure out how to make their homes more energy efficient and more comfortable at the same time.

Here are 8 crucial energy-efficient home improvements that could increase home value:

1. Upgrade your home insulation and get your home professionally air sealed

2. Install an electric air-source heat pump
3. Convert your home from fossil fuels to electricity to increase home value
4. Upgrade to a smart thermostat

5. Switch to a heat pump water heater

6. Install solar panels

7. Upgrade to energy-efficient windows

8. Update older home appliances

(Source: www.sealed.com)

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