MassSAVE (Electric) - Residential Retrofit Programs (Massachusetts)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||MassSAVE (Electric) - Residential Retrofit Programs|
|Incentive Type||Utility Rebate Program|
|Applicable Sector||Low-Income Residential, Multi-Family Residential, Residential|
|Eligible Technologies||Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Duct/Air sealing, Heat pumps, Lighting, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Energy Analysis|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| Weatherization: 75%|
Heat Pump Water Heater: $1,000
|Equipment Requirements|| Appliances and Lighting: ENERGY STAR rated|
HVAC: ENERGY STAR minimum standard Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating (SEER) of 14.5, Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER) of 12, and a Heating Seasonal Performance Factor (HSPF) of 8.2 (for heat pumps only)
|Maximum Incentive||Weatherization: $2000|
|Program Administrator||Cape Light Compact, Unitil, National Grid, NSTAR, Western Massachusets Electric|
|Date added to DSIRE||2006-09-01|
|Last DSIRE Review||2012-05-09|
| Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
MassSAVE organizes residential conservation services for programs administered by Massachusetts electric companies, gas companies and municipal aggregators. These utilities include Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, The Berkshire Gas Company, Cape Light Compact, National Grid, New England Gas Company, NSTAR, Unitil, and Western Massachusetts Electric Company. The programs are available to all customers which have a facility that buys power from one of MassSAVE's member companies. Customers must notify their MassSAVE program administrator technical representative to arrange a pre-approval process.
Low income utility customers can contact MassSAVE, and an energy efficiency specialists will answer questions and determine eligibility for a free Home Energy Assessment. The assessment includes an analysis of energy use, advice for saving energy and rebate offers on recommended energy improvements. Some utilities offer separate incentives from Mass Save such as NSTAR's programs for customers who heat their homes with oil or propane.
|Contact Name||Mass Save|
|Address||40 Washington Street|
|Address 2||Suite 2000|
|Phone 2||(877) 883-1759|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.