NSTAR (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Programs (Massachusetts)
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Financial Incentive Program
|Name||NSTAR (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Programs|
|Incentive Type||Utility Rebate Program|
|Applicable Sector||Installer/Contractor, Low-Income Residential, Residential|
|Eligible Technologies||Boilers, Building Insulation, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Duct/Air sealing, Furnaces, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Oil or Propane Fired Heating System, Heating System Control|
|Incentive Inactive Date||2011-05-12|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| Weatherization: up to 75% of projects cost|
Programmable Clock Thermostat: 25
|Equipment Requirements|| Equipment must be Energy Star qualified|
On-demand Water Heaters: EF of 0.82 or higher with an electronic ignition
|Installation Requirements||Equipment must be installed by a licensed heating or plumbing contractor at the customer’s address listed on the GasNetworks Rebate Form.|
|Maximum Incentive|| Up to 2,000 for weatherization measures, up to 75% of project cost|
Up to 2,000 for weatherization measures, up to 75% of project cost
|Program Administrator||Energy Efficiency Programs|
|Date added to DSIRE||2006-04-20|
|Last DSIRE Review||2011-05-12|
| Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
NSTAR offers several energy efficiency rebate programs for gas customers. Equipment rebates are awarded on a prescriptive basis and are limited to residential and small business customers. Rebates are offered in conjunction with Gas Networks and MassSave. All equipment and measures must meet specified energy efficiency ratings. Eligible equipment and measures include:
- Weatherization Measures
- Water Heaters
- Programmable Thermostats
More information, including equipment requirements and applications may be found on the website listed above. Contact NSTAR or MasSave staff for more information on this program.
|Department||Energy Efficiency Programs|
|Address||One NSTAR Way|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.