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Cape Light Compact - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 08/14/2012
Program Overview:
State: Massachusetts
Incentive Type: Local Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Refrigerators, Dehumidifiers, Water Heaters, Furnaces , Boilers, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Programmable Thermostats, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Pool Pumps, Room Air Conditioners, Personal Computing Equipment, Food Service Equipment, Appliance Recycling, Chimney Balloon, Tankless Water Heaters, Heat Pump Water Heaters
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Multi-Family Residential, Low-Income Residential
Amount:Home Energy Assessment/Weatherization: 75%
Single Family Energy Star Home: $750 - $8,000
Multi-Family Energy Star Home: $350 - $4,000/unit
Income Eligible Weatherization Measures: 100% of cost
Income Eligible Refrigerator Replacement: $150
Programmable Thermostat: $25
Chimney Balloon: $35
Heating System Controls: $100
Central AC/Heat Pump: $150 - $500
Solar Water Heater: $500-$1,500
Heat Pump Water Heater: $1,000
Refrigerator/Freezer: $50
Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling: $50
Energy Star Homes: $350 - $8,000
Home Weatherization: 75% of cost, up to $4000
Computer Monitor: $20
Desktop Computer: $10
Room Air Cleaner: $20
Pool Pump: $200

Oil/Propane Heating Equipment
Furnace: $100
Furnace w/ECM: $400
Steam Boiler: $200
Hot Water Boiler: $500
on Demand/Indirect Water Heater: $25
Maximum Incentive:Home Energy Assessment/Weatherization: $2,000
Income Eligible Weatherization Measures: $2,000 - $3,000
Equipment Requirements:Appliances must be Energy Star
Central AC/Heat Pump: SEER 14.5, EER 12.0, HSPF 8.2

Oil/Propane Heating Equipment
Furnace: 83% AFUE for Oil, 90% AFUE for Propane
Furnace w/ECM: 83% AFUE for Oil, 92% AFUE for Propane
Steam Boiler: 82% AFUE for Oil, 82% AFUE for Propane
Hot Water Boiler: 85% AFUE for Oil, 85% AFUE for Propane
On Demand/Indirect Water Heater: .82 EF On Demand
Installation Requirements:Central AC/Heat Pump: must be installed by pre-approved contractor.
Solar Water Heater: must replace electric hot water heater. System must be installed by qualified SEBANE or NESEA installer. Certain incentives are offered only in conjunction with an audit
Expiration Date:12/31/12
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Cape Light Compact (CLC) offers a variety of financial incentives to customers for purchasing energy efficient residential equipment. Residential customers can take advantage of incentives on weatherization measures, solar water heaters, central AC systems and heat pumps, oil and propane heating equipment, refrigerators, and home appliances. Installation of a central AC systems and heat pumps must be performed by a pre-approved contractor, who will provide the rebate form.  Additional incentives exist for Energy Star certified single family and multi-family homes, and for income qualified weatherization measures.

Various additional incentives may be available to CLC customers through the MassSave Program. Application forms and further information on all incentives are available on the program web site.

  Customer Service - CLC
Cape Light Compact
SCH. PO Box 427
Barnstable, MA 02630
Phone: (800) 797-6699
Phone 2: (508) 375-6648
Fax: (508) 362-4136
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