The city of Lowell is proud to support its residents' efforts to save energy and money and reduce carbon emissions by making their homes more efficient and comfortable, with the help of home energy efficiency provider Next Step Living™.

What You Get with Your Home Energy Assessment

  • An expert, top-to-bottom inspection of your home with recommendations for saving money, improving your comfort and making your home more environmentally friendly
  • If needed, complimentary Instant Savings Measures such as high-efficiency light bulbs, water-saving fixtures and programmable thermostats
  • Access to additional rebates and incentives (e.g. no-cost air sealing or 75 percent off, up to $2,000, on insulation) and zero-interest financing
  • A combustion safety test to make sure that appliances such as heating systems, hot water heaters and stoves are operating safely and efficiently, without an excessive buildup of carbon monoxide