NSTAR (Electric) - Construction Solutions Program (Massachusetts)

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Summary

Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Massachusetts

Name NSTAR (Electric) - Construction Solutions Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Construction, Fed. Government, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, State Government
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Chillers, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Compressed air, Custom/Others pending approval, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Heat recovery, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Motor VFDs, Motors, Geothermal Heat Pumps, LED Traffic Signals
Active Incentive No
Incentive Inactive Date 2011-05-12
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Commercial Lighting: 10 - 75/fixture or control

Industrial Lighting: 30 - 100/fixture or control
Performance Lighting: total reduced watts multiplied by 1.20
Indirect Low Glare Lighting: Rebates vary (see rebate form or contact NSTAR)
HVAC Equipment: 50 - 175/ton
HVAC Unitary Controls and ECM Motors: 150 - 250
HVAC Chillers: 10 - 20/ton with additional rebates for higher than required EER values
Motors: 45 - 700 (depending on type and efficiency)
Variable Speed Drives: 1,350 - 3,550
Air Compressors: 45 - 110/Hp
Refrigerated Dryers: 5 - 7/CFM
Storage (with new compressed air system): 2.75/gallon
Advanced Buildings: 0.74 - 1.56/sq ft (depending on building type)







Equipment Requirements Please see respective application forms on NSTAR website for precise equipment requirements
Please see respective application forms on NSTAR website for precise equipment requirements








Maximum Incentive 90% of the incremental cost differential for comprehensive design

75% of the incremental cost differential between standard base line and high-efficiency equipment












Website http://www.nstar.com/business/energy_efficiency/electric_programs/construction_solutions.asp
Date added to DSIRE 2006-04-20
Last DSIRE Review 2011-05-12
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
2011-05-12


References DSIRE[1]


Summary

NSTAR non-residential customers conducting new construction projects or undertaking a major renovation project are eligible to participate in the Construction Solutions Program. The program provides incentives for purchasing and installing high-efficiency equipment for use in commercial and industrial operations. NSTAR offers incentives of 90% of the incremental cost differential for comprehensive design or up to 75% of the incremental cost differential between standard base line and high-efficiency equipment. In addition, customers are eligible to receive cost sharing for engineering services and design and commissioning services. Rebates are available for:

  • Commercial Lighting
  • Industrial Lighting
  • Performance Lighting
  • Indirect Low-Glare Lighting
  • Unitary HVAC and Controls
  • HVAC Chillers
  • Motors
  • Variable Speed Drives
  • Compressed Air
  • Advanced Buildings
  • Custom projects
A list of eligible technologies, applications, and other forms are available on the website listed above. Applications must be received and approved before construction begins.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name NSTAR
Department Construction Solutions Program

Address One NSTAR Way

Place Westwood, Massachusetts
Zip/Postal Code 02090
Phone (781) 441-8592


Email c.and.i.energy.efficiency@nstar.com
Website http://www.nstaronline.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)"