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Weatherize Woodstock Pomfret Bridgewater

This winter, Sustainable Woodstock is teaming up with Vital Communities, Efficiency Vermont, and local home energy contractors to help residents in Woodstock, Pomfret, and Bridgewater save money and stay warm by weatherizing your home.

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What is Weatherize?

The program offers:
  • FREE CONSULTATION and Quote for all participants (which can otherwise cost $400+)
  • Local VOLUNTEERS to make sure you have everything you need. Contact Zach Ralph at 802.457.2911 or by email
  • PRIZES and REBATES – participants are entered to win $500 toward the cost of their project when they sign a contract by May 31, in addition to any rebates they’ll receive from Efficiency Vermont.
  • EXPERIENCED Contractors certified by the Building Performance Institute, include Building Energy of White River Junction, Vermont Foam Insulation of Chester, van de Ven Construction of Hartland, Weatherization and Renovation of Montpelier, and Earthshare Construction of Lebanon.

Sign up for a home visit here


According to Efficiency Vermont, most weatherization projects focus on air sealing and insulation, cost $7,800 on average (before rebates, averaging $1,500), and result in increased comfort and 26% average energy savings. Need more information? Contact Sally Miller

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