Berkshire Gas - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Massachusetts)

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Summary

Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Massachusetts

Name Berkshire Gas - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Low-Income Residential, Multi-Family Residential, Residential
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Building Insulation, Custom/Others pending approval, Duct/Air sealing, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Equipment Insulation, Furnaces, Heat recovery, Programmable Thermostats, Water Heaters, Windows, Tankless Water Heaters, Condensing Water Heaters, Integrated Boiler/Water Heaters
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Weatherization - Single Family: 75% of cost

Weatherization - Multi-Family: 50% of cost
Weatherization - Low-Income: 100% of cost
Furnaces: $500 - $800
Boilers: $1,000 - $1,500
Combined Boiler/Water Heater: $1,200
Indirect-Fired Storage Water Heaters: $400
Storage Water Heaters: $100
Condensing Stand Alone Water Heaters: $500
Tankless Water Heaters: $500 - $800
Heat Recovery Ventilator: $500
After-Market Boiler Reset Controls: $225/unit
7-Day Programmable Thermostat: $25/unit





Eligible System Size See Program Website

Equipment Requirements Furnaces: 95% AFUE minimum

Boilers: 90% AFUE minimum
Combined Boiler/Water Heater: 90% AFUE minimum
Water Heaters: Varies, see program web site
After-Market Boiler Reset Controls: Must Be Connected To Natural Gas Boiler
7-Day Programmable Thermostat: $25/unit






Installation Requirements Incentives will be paid directly to installation contractor


Maximum Incentive Weatherization: $2,000










Program Administrator Berkshire Gas
Website http://www.berkshiregas.com
Date added to DSIRE 2006-04-12
Last DSIRE Review 2012-11-14
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
2012-04-12


References DSIRE[1]


Summary

Berkshire Gas offers all commercial customers various energy efficiency rebates. Berkshire Gas will pay residential customers that use gas to heat their homes 75% of the installed cost (up to $2,000) of certain pre-determined energy efficiency measures listed on their web site. Renters and multi-family property owners are eligible for rebates of up to 50% of the installation cost. For low-income customers, a rebate of 100% of the installed cost for the listed energy saving measures will be provided. Eligible measures include attic insulation, duct insulation, floor insulation, wall insulation, pipe insulation, clock thermostats, crawl space insulation, and instrumented air sealing. Berkshire Gas also offers prescriptive rebates for furnaces, boilers, water heaters, and Energy Star thermostats.

For more information and applications, customers should visit the program website or contact Berkshire Gas directly.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name EE - (Berkshire Gas) Information
Department Berkshire Gas
Division Energy Efficiency Programs
Address 115 Cheshire Road

Place Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Zip/Postal Code 01201
Phone (800) 944-3212



Website http://www.berkshiregas.com
     
     


















  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"