Columbia Gas of Massachusetts - Residential Energy Efficiency Programs (Massachusetts)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Columbia Gas of Massachusetts - Residential Energy Efficiency Programs|
|Incentive Type||Utility Rebate Program|
|Applicable Sector||Low-Income Residential, Residential|
|Eligible Technologies||Boilers, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Duct/Air sealing, Furnaces, Heat recovery, Programmable Thermostats, Water Heaters, Tankless Water Heaters|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| Insulation Weatherization: 75% of project cost|
Energy Star homes: $350 - $8,000, varies by number of units and efficiency
|Equipment Requirements|| Warm Air Furnaces: 95% or greater AFUE|
Gas Boiler: AFUE 90%
|Maximum Incentive||Insulation Weatherization: $2,000|
|Date added to DSIRE||2006-04-19|
|Last DSIRE Review||2012-11-16|
| Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
Columbia Gas of Massachusetts participates in energy efficiency programs that reward eligible residential natural gas customers for utilizing energy efficient equipment or measures. The program pays residential customers 75% of the cost of recommended weatherization measures, up to $2,000. Columbia Gas of Massachusetts will perform a free energy assessment and provide its customers with a report listing energy-saving measures that qualify for incentives. If requested, the program can also provide their customers with a pre-approved independent installation contractor. Energy saving measures eligible for the rebate include: attic, wall, and heating pipe/duct insulation and thermostats. When needed, low-flow showerheads, and faucet aerators will be installed at no cost. Low-income customers are eligible to receive all of these measures at no cost. Additionally, up to $8,000 in incentives are also available for the construction of energy efficient Massachusetts homes.
In addition to this incentive, Columbia Gas of Massachusetts offers its residential customers a variety of rebates for the installation of energy efficient HVAC, water heating, and equipment controls incentives. Eligible equipment includes: furnaces, boilers, water heaters, and thermostats. Rebates range from $25 to $1,200. All equipment must meet energy efficiency standards 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|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.