MassSAVE (Gas) - Commercial Retrofit Program (Massachusetts)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Massachusetts

Name MassSAVE (Gas) - Commercial Retrofit Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Construction, Industrial, Installer/Contractor, Institutional, Local Government, Schools, State Government
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Custom/Others pending approval, Furnaces, Heat recovery, Processing and Manufacturing Equipment, Programmable Thermostats, Steam-system upgrades, Water Heaters, Tankless Water Heaters
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Warm Air Furnaces with Electronic Commutated Motor (ECM): $500-$800

Condensed Unit Heaters: $7500
Condensing Boilers: $1,000 - $10,000
Infrared Heaters: $750
Condensing Water Heater: $500
On-Demand Tankless Water Heater: $500 - $800
Indirect Water Heater: $400
EnergyStar Storage Water Heater: $100
After-Market Boiler Reset Controls: $225
Steam Traps: $25/unit
7 Day Programmable Thermostats: $25
High-Efficiency Pre-Rinse Spray Valves: $25/unit
Oven: $1,000
Fryer: $1,000
Steamer: $1,000
Griddle $500
Infrared Heating Equipment: $750

Equipment Requirements Warm Air Furnaces: Greater or Equal To 92% with Electronic Commutated Motor (ECM)

Condensing Unit Heaters: Greater or Equal To 90% Thermal Efficiency (up to 300 MBH)
Infrared Heaters: Low Intensity
Condensing Boilers: Greater or Equal To 90% AFUE rating (up to 2000 MBH)
Condensing Water Heaters: Minimum AFUE Rating of 95%
On-Demand Tankless Water Heater: Minimum EF of .82
Condensing Water Heater: Greater or Equal To 95% Thermal Efficiency (75 to 300 MBH)
After-Market Boiler Reset Controls: Must be connected to a natural gas boiler Steam Traps
Tankless On-Demand Water Heater Greater or Equal To .82 EF (low incentive) or .95 EF (high incentive)
Storage Water Heater Greater or Equal To .62 EF
Kitchen Equipment: ENERGY STAR rated

Installation Requirements Pre-approval is required for incentive or rebate totals greater than $25,000

Maximum Incentive Projects over $25,000 or involve 5 or more equipment units, customers should contact their utility

Program Administrator Berkshire Gas, Columbia Gas of Massachusets, New England Gas Company, NSTAR Gas, Unitil, National Grid
Date added to DSIRE 2006-09-01
Last DSIRE Review 2012-05-09
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


MassSAVE organizes commercial, industrial, and institutional 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 its power from one of MassSAVE's member companies. Customers must notify their MassSAVE program administrator technical representative to begin the pre-approval process.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Mass Save

Address 40 Washington Street
Address 2 Suite 2000
Place Westborough, Massachusetts
Zip/Postal Code 01581
Phone (800) 632-8300
Phone 2 (877) 883-1759

Email efficiency@*yourutilitynamehere*.com

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


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