Last DSIRE Review: 02/13/2013
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Lighting, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Programmable Thermostats, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Custom/Others pending approval, Pool Pumps, Room Air Conditioners, Personal Computing Equipment, LED Lighting, Energy Analysis, Room Air Cleaner, New Construction, Indirect Water Heaters, Heat Pump Water Heaters
||Residential, Multi-Family Residential, Low-Income Residential
Heat Pump Water Heater: $750
Income Eligible Customers: free home energy consultation
Mulitifamily Incentives: comprehensive energy analysis, lighting upgrades, insulation, air sealing and other energy saving measures.
7-day Programmable Thermostat: $25
Refrigerators/Freezers: up to $50
Refrigerator Recycling: $50
Computer Equipment: $10-$30
Smart Powerstrips: $10
Central A/C and Heat Pumps: $150-$500
Room Air Cleaners: $40
Pool Pumps: $200
CFL/LED Lighting: In-store discounts
New Homes with Energy Star: $750 - $7,000 (Single-Family); $350 - $4,000 (Multi-Family)
|Maximum Incentive:||Weatherization: $2,000|
|Equipment Requirements:||Appliances and Lighting: ENERGY STAR rated|
HVAC: ENERGY STAR minimum standard Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating (SEER) of 14.5, Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER) of 12, and a Heating Seasonal Performance Factor (HSPF) of 8.2 (for heat pumps only)
MassSAVE 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 a facility that buys power from one of MassSAVE's member companies. Customers must notify their MassSAVE program administrator technical representative to arrange a pre-approval process.
Low income utility customers can contact MassSAVE, and an energy efficiency specialists will answer questions and determine eligibility for a free Home Energy Assessment. The assessment includes an analysis of energy use, advice for saving energy and rebate offers on recommended energy improvements. Some utilities offer separate incentives from Mass Save such as NSTAR's programs for customers who heat their homes with oil or propane.