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Marblehead Municipal Light Department - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 07/05/2012
Program Overview:
State: Massachusetts
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Refrigerators, Dehumidifiers, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Programmable Thermostats, Building Insulation
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Refrigerators: $100, plus $25 for disposal of old refrigerator
Clothes Washers: $50 - $100
Dishwashers: $25 - $50
Room A/C Units: 50% of purchase price up to $50
Central A/C: $325 - $525, varies by efficiency and technology
Heat Pumps: $325 - $675, varies by efficiency and technology
Programmable Thermostat: up to 50% of the purchase price
Dehumidifiers: $20
Insulation Upgrade: 50% of the cost for the upgrade
Maximum Incentive:Insulation: $1,600
Eligible System Size:Refrigerators: At least 14 cubic feet in capacity
Equipment Requirements:All appliances must be ENERGY STAR rated
Clothes Washers: MEF of 1.42 or greater
Central A/C: Minimum SEER of 13
Heat Pump: Minimum SEER of 13, minimum HSPF (Heating Seasonal Performance Factor) of 8.5 and, it must have a TXV (Thermostatic Expansion Valve)
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Marblehead Light Department encourages conservation within the residential sector through the Energy Efficiency Rebate Program. Rebates are available for energy efficient appliances, central A/C, heat pumps, programmable thermostats, dehumidifiers, and insulation. Rebate applications must be submitted to the utility within 12 months of equipment purchase date. Equipment eligibility and additional program requirements can be found in the rebate guide located on the program web site. Contact Marblehead Light Department for any further information on this incentive program.


  Cindy Snow
Marblehead Light Department
80 Commercial Street
PO Box 369
Marblehead, MA 01945
Phone: (781) 631-0240
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