Columbia Gas of Massachusetts - Commercial Energy Efficiency Program (Massachusetts)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Columbia Gas of Massachusetts - Commercial Energy Efficiency Program|
|Incentive Type||Utility Rebate Program|
|Applicable Sector||Commercial, Fed. Government, Industrial, Local Government, Multi-Family Residential, Nonprofit, State Government|
|Eligible Technologies||Boilers, Building Insulation, Custom/Others pending approval, Equipment Insulation, Furnaces, Heat recovery, Processing and Manufacturing Equipment, Programmable Thermostats, Steam-system upgrades, Water Heaters, Commercial Cooking Equipment, Tankless Water Heaters|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| Multifamily and Small Business: 50% of the qualified cost|
Large Business: 50% of the qualified cost and up to $7500 of the scoping study cost
|Equipment Requirements|| Warm Air Furnace: 95% AFUE|
Condensing Unit Heaters: 90% AFUE
|Maximum Incentive|| Multifamily and Small Business: $50,000|
Large Business: $100,000
Columbia Gas of Massachusetts offers its multi-family, commercial and industrial customers rebates and assistance for energy efficiency improvements to eligible facilities. The program will perform a free energy assessment study and provide the customer with an “offer sheet report”, listing energy-saving measures that are qualified for incentives. If the customer decides to make any of the recommended improvements, Columbia Gas will help find the customer a contractor and provide the predetermined rebate. For multi-family complexes and small businesses, the rebate is 50% of the project cost up to $50,000. For large businesses the rebate is 50% of the qualified cost up to $100,000 and 50% of the cost for a licensed professional engineer to perform the scoping study up to a maximum amount of $7,500. A wide variety of weatherization, heating, and custom measures are available. Customers should check the program web site for a more detailed list of eligible measures.
Columbia Gas of Massachusetts also offers rebates for certain high efficiency heating equipment and other energy-saving upgrades. Eligible technologies include: Furnaces, boilers, infrared heating systems, water heaters, thermostats, and high efficiency cooking equipment. Rebates range from $25 to $1,200 depending on equipment type. Through MassSave, a variety of motor, chiller, controls, compressed air, and variable frequency drive rebates are available as well. All equipment must meet energy efficiency standards that are listed on the program web site.
|Contact Name||Energy Efficiency Program|
|Department||Columbia Gas of Massachusetts|
|Address||2025 Roosevelt Ave.|
|Address 2||P.O. Box 2025|
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