Enabling utilities, communities & homeowners to adopt clean energy solutions.

I'm a Contractor

Abode provides contractors with the support and training they need to be successful.

I'm a Homeowner

Abode provides expert advice to homeowners so that they can make thoughtful and informed decisions about their energy future.

Creating solutions to simplify energy efficiency for utilities, contractors and homeowners.
At Abode Energy Management (Abode) we’re focused on creating innovative solutions—backed by years of experience—to drive energy efficiency and carbon reduction in all communities.

Based in Massachusetts, Abode provides energy management and consulting services through in-person and remote business models. Enlightened by our decades of collective energy-efficiency experience, we built a foundation of listening, creating and collaborating with utilities, contractors and homeowners to deliver engaging, impactful climate solutions.

Abode is fast and flexible—always evaluating data—to ensure we’re developing and delivering the best outcome for homeowners.

We're Innovative—developing online tools leveraging emerging technology to increase adoption of clean-energy solutions. We create tools that make a difference.

We’re experienced—in delivering exceptional customer support, contractor and program management services informed by our real-world experience as participating energy-efficiency contractors and lead vendors. We believe great contractor support + customer service = energy savings.

At Abode, we want to help homeowners become more climate resilient. We’re committed to reducing residential carbon emissions by providing tools and services that make it simple, accessible and reliable.

We're making an Impact

HOME ENERGY ASSESSMENTS SUPPORTED

WEATHERIZATION PROJECTS SUPPORTED

Quality Assurance Inspections Completed

Heat Pump Projects Reviewed

What We're Working On

Program Design & Implementation

From contractor recruitment and training to online tools, Abode will develop and deliver the services that best fits your unique program and community needs. We manage and support a variety of programs ranging from large-scale utility programs to small-scale demonstration projects. Abode provides a full suite of services from design, development and implementation of high-level program management to daily program operations. Our program-management processes and tools are developed with the goal of delivering high-quality services and program efficiency. Our approach is collaborative and flexible—continually assessing data to improve processes and program effectiveness.

  • Virtual decarbonization opportunity assessments
  • Virtual heat pump consulting
  • Heat pump quote comparison analysis and report
  • Virtual quality assurance for energy efficiency and heat pumps
  • Weatherization and heat pump installation oversight
  • Guided install workflow and quality insight
  • Training programs

Consulting & Project Management

Using a combination of educational and field experience, Abode provides utilities and industry stakeholders with a holistic perspective to industry and program challenges. A strength that we’ve demonstrated repeatedly is our ability to analyze the technical components of our client’s programs and improve processes based on data. We ‘focus on what matters’ allowing us to make the most impact.
  • Subject matter experts for all decarbonization measures
  • Serving residential and small multi-family programs
  • Development of web-based contractor and homeowner tools

Training & Certifications

Abode is experienced and qualified—supporting contractors through thoughtful, intentional engagement. We develop in-house training programs serving thousands of employees, both field and office based, to help contractors understand the value of professionalism, program integrity and soft skills to create successful energy-efficiency programs and businesses.
  • Building Performance Institute (BPI) training and testing center
  • Professional Development Contractor training
  • Continuing education units
  • Heat Pump Training for professionals and advocates

Some of Our Programs

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MASS SAVE HOME PERFORMANCE CONTRACTOR PROGRAM

As the Lead Vendor for National Grid’s Mass Save Home Performance Contractor path, Abode supports a network of contractors and provides inspections on home energy assessments and weatherization projects. We implement a systematic, logical approach to ensure all projects support program goals.


ENERGIZE CT

Abode provides no-cost, heat pump consultation services to customers of Eversource and United Illuminating and supports the Energize CT Heat Pump Installer Network. In addition, Abode works with the Sponsors of Energize CT to deliver webinars and support public events and campaigns to promote heat pump adoption across the state.

MUNICIPAL LIGHT PLANTS

Abode provides program services for MLP heat pump and decarbonization programs through technical consulting, quality assurance and contractor management.

COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

Abode helps communities meet their climate action goals by providing turnkey solutions for decarbonization consulting. We build capacity from within communities through thoughtful training programs, ensuring communities have the tools to help homeowners adopt clean energy solutions.

DECARBONIZATION PATHWAYS PILOT

Abode is the Technical Advisor to MassCEC for the Decarbonization Pathways pilot program. Abode developed innovative protocols for a comprehensive home decarbonization assessment, which includes energy efficiency, air and ground source heat pumps, heat pump water heaters, thermal solar, solar PV, and personal transportation—with a goal of eliminating the use of fossil fuels in the home.

SUSTAINABLE ESSEX ALLIANCE (SEA)

Abode developed a virtual decarbonization opportunity assessment with the Sustainable Essex Alliance (SEA) Screening Pilot program, which we implemented in New Jersey. The assessment identifies households with a high probability of moving forward with significant energy-efficiency actions by determining motivating factors, barriers and technical opportunities.

What we care about.

"As a Massachusetts based company working to reduce the carbon impact of our built environment, we know our communities need all the help they can get. Through 1% for the Planet, we contribute to local nonprofits to help them achieve their goals and better our world."

DAVE BOETTCHER

CEO & FOUNDER

Careers at Abode

Abode is focused on broadening opportunities for individuals from demographic groups that are historically underrepresented in the energy sector. We are committed to building an inclusive workplace culture where talented people of widely diverse backgrounds thrive. Come work with us.

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Abode Energy Management
555 Virginia Road | Concord, MA
339-707-0918 | info@abodeEM.com
1% FOR THE PLANET MEMBER
As a Massachusetts-based company working to reduce the carbon impact of our built environment, we know our communities need all the help they can get. Through 1% for the Planet, we contribute to local nonprofits to help them achieve their goals and better our world.
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