Incentives/Policies for Energy Efficiency
Last DSIRE Review: 02/13/2013
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Water Heaters, Furnaces , Boilers, Heat recovery, Steam-system upgrades, Programmable Thermostats, Custom/Others pending approval, Indirect Water Heaters, Tankless Water Heaters, Condensing Unit Heaters, Wi-Fi Programmable Thermostats
|Amount:||Warm Air Furnaces with Electronic Commutated Motor (ECM): $300-$450|
Forced Hot Water Boilers: $1,000-$1500
Programmable/Wi-Fi Thermostats: $25-$100
Indirect Water Heater: $400
Tankless On-Demand Water Heater: $500 or $800
Indirect Water Heater: $400
Condensing Gas Water Heaters: $500
Combined Boiler/Water Heating Unit: $1,200
Storage Water Heater: $100
After-Market Boiler Reset Controls: $225
Heat Recovery Ventilator: $500
|Equipment Requirements:||Warm Air Furnaces: Greater or Equal To 95% with Electronic Commutated Motor (ECM)|
Natural Gas Boiler: AFUE 90%
Combined Boiler/Water Heating Unit: AFUE 90%
Condensing Gas Water Heater: 95% Thermal Efficiency
On-Demand Tankless Water Heater: .82 EF, Energy Star qualified
Storage Water Heater: .67 EF; Energy Star qualified
|Installation Requirements:||Pre-approval is required for projects with greater than 10 units.|
MassSAVE, through Gas Networks, organizes residential conservation services for programs administered by Massachusetts electric companies, gas companies and municipal aggregators. These utilities include Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, The Berkshire Gas Company, Cape Light Compact, National Grid, New England Gas Company, NSTAR, Unitil, and Western Massachusetts Electric Company. The programs are available to all customers which have homes that buy natural gas from one of MassSAVE's member companies. Customers must notify their MassSAVE program administrator technical representative to begin the pre-approval process.
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