Email Newsletters (E-Access)

20 Ways To Improve Your Home's Efficiency

Are you looking to improve your home's efficiency this Fall? From quick and easy projects like changing the light bulbs to larger ones like replacing the windows, review this list of 20 ways to improve your home's energy efficiency.

  1. Upgrade or replace old, leaky windows
  2. Replace or clean air filters in air conditioners and heaters
  3. Repair or replace siding
  4. Install a programmable thermostat
  5. Replace non ENERGY star-rated appliances such as dish washers, refrigerators, stoves and washer and dryers
  6. Keep curtains drawn over windows
  7. Install a wood or pellet stove
  8. Upgrade your water heater
  9. Replace incandescent lights with compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) or light-emitting diodes (LEDs)
  10. Add insulation to walls and attic
  11. Install low-flow showerheads
  12. Replace non vacuum-assist, low-flow, or dual-flush toilets
  13. Replace an older furnace with a high-efficiency system
  14. Seal leaks around doors or windows
  15. Install energy-efficient doors
  16. Repair or replace old roofs
  17. Install solar panels
  18. Install ceiling fan
  19. Service your home's gutters, chimney, dryer vents, etc.
  20. Add energy efficient blinds

Vermont Federal is here to help with all your home improvement projects. Learn more about our Freedom Home Loan, Home Equity Loan or Home Equity Line of Credit options.


Past e-Newsletters


If you are a member and would like to receive our monthly email newsletter with helpful banking information, community involvement and product updates, contact our Call Center at (888) 252-0202 Option 2.


  • Equal Housing Lender
  • Falcon ATM Network
  • Credit Union Service Centers
  • Vermont Federal Investment Services Insurance Products
  • Facebook