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Energize New York - Katonah, NY

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“I hope other homeowners in the area can recognize how valuable the Energize program is. The savings are fantastic, and the comfort my family feels is invaluable.”

Mary Beth Kass - Katonah, NY

Year & Style: 1958 Brick Cape Colonial

Square Feet: 3, 748

Bedrooms/Baths: 4 BR, 3 BA

Heat Source: Oil Boiler

Home Performance Contractor

Healthy Home Energy & Consulting, Inc. 

Fuel Oil Savings: 22%

Mary Beth Kass has been a long time supporter of energy efficiency and conservation in her community. She was a key figure in the development of Bedford’s Climate Action Plan (CAP), which measured the town’s greenhouse gas emissions and laid out a comprehensive strategy for reducing emissions by 20% by the year 2020. That effort led to her to her co-founding the Bedford 2020 Coalition, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting and implementing the CAP goals. Ms. Kass currently serves as Co-President of the B2020 Board of Directors. To lead by example, she completed a comprehensive home energy evaluation in 2011 and discovered that inadequate insulation and air sealing were root causes of her cold and drafty home. After choosing to insulate and air seal the house, Mary Beth now enjoys more comfortable living and the satisfaction of knowing she is directly contributing to her community’s 20 by 20 goals. 

Homeowner Concerns:

  • Cold and uncomfortable master bedroom

  • Cold and drafty family room

  • Upstairs bedrooms are hot in summer and cold in winter

Problems Uncovered:

  • Lack of insulation created air leakage at floor ceiling of master bedroom

  • Family room not insulated, causing heat loss

  • Heat loss at ceilings of upstairs bedrooms due to missing insulation

Improvements Completed:

  • Insulated underside of master bedroom attic roof deck with R-30* low density spray foam insulation

  • Insulated underside of laundry & second floor attic roof deck with R-30 low density spray foam insulation

  • Insulated basement ceiling with R-18 high density spray foam insulation

  • Air sealed house to reduce overall air leakage of heated area from 7047 CFM50 to 4708 CMF50

Resulting Benefits:

  • Savings on home energy bills

  • Warmer, more comfortable home

  • Reduced drafts throughout the house

*The R-value is a measure of thermal resistance. The higher the value, the less heat conducted through the insulation.

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Energize New York

2051 Baldwin Road, Suite 107

Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

(914) 302-7300

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What Our Customers Are Saying

  • As soon as the Healthy Home™ workers were finished, I noticed there were no more drafts or 'cold rooms' in the house. Our comfort level immediately increased.

    John K.,
  • What a difference Healthy Home™ made! They stuck to their estimates, were conscientious in completing the work and cleaned up after themselves every day. I felt comfortable having them in my home, and I have already seen savings in our bills.

  • The workers were definitely a real team. It was nice to see them in uniforms with Healthy Home™ branded equipment. My home didn't feel like a construction site at all.

  • Fantastic. Jon and his crew were efficient, very clean, very thorough, polite, professional, and very nice...not to mention on schedule. Their solution on how to insulate our roof and garage was also better than the other bids we received. I would recommend them without question.

    Sleepy Hollow, NY
  • "Once agreed and the appointment was set, Chris and his crew arrived right on time and completed the project exactly in the time frame he advised. I met the crew and they were all extremely nice and the work was exceptional, surpassing my expectations.

    Stamford, CT
  • Working with Healthy Home™ was a great experience - from the initial emails with Chris to our first meeting with Jon and then the actual work being completed. Everyone was super responsive and reliable. The house feels more comfortable and we had such an enjoyable time getting to this point.

    Chappaqua, NY
  • We have been very pleased and completely satisfied with Healthy Home™ Energy and Consulting. We wanted more energy efficiency out of our 100 year old house. Healthy Home™ Energy and Consulting first performed a thorough audit finding many areas in our house that could be better insulated.

    Bedford Hills, NY
  • HH performed a comprehensive energy audit and suggested three waves of work. We have completed the first wave - sealing the home from infiltration and insulating a floor that was directly exposed to the cold. Amazing difference in comfort level after the work was complete.

    White Plains, NY
  • I recommend Healthy Home™ without reservation. They are reliable, thorough, on-time and very knowledgeable. They did a wonderful job with the installation of my ductless heat pump/AC unit.

    Kate S.,
    Mahopac, NY
  • Working with Healthy Home™ to purchase my solar PV panels was a terrific experience... They handled all of the permitting, utility and rebate paperwork... We now have a solar system that reduces our electricity costs significantly and looks great.

    Pound Ridge, NY
  • "This is amazing.  It is 55 degrees outside and I have the heat turned OFF - and it is 75 degrees inside the house and it is not getting any cooler inside.  I feel like I may not need the heat this winter with the new insulation.  I... Read More

    Croton On Hudson, NY
  • Everyone I came in contact with were extremely polite, courteous and professional. On top of that you guys know your business and are efficient in executing it.

    James Deesso,
    Somers, NY
  • Mitchel, 4 year employee

    I have been working at Healthy Home for four years now and over that time I have made some great friends and gained an amazing amount of knowledge on how homes are built.

    Mitchel, 4 year employee,