National Grid (Gas) – Residential Energy Efficiency Programs (Massachusetts)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||National Grid (Gas) – Residential Energy Efficiency Programs|
|Incentive Type||Utility Rebate Program|
|Applicable Sector||Multi-Family Residential, Residential|
|Eligible Technologies||Boilers, Building Insulation, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Central Air conditioners, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Duct/Air sealing, Equipment Insulation, Furnaces, Heat pumps, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Steam-system upgrades, Water Heaters, Windows|
|Incentive Inactive Date||2011-05-12|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| Energy Star homes: 350 - 8,000, varies by number of units and efficiency|
Central AC/Heat Pump: 300-400
|Equipment Requirements|| Combined Condensing Heating and Water Heating Unit: AFUE 90%|
Combined Non-Condensing Heating and Water Heating Unit: AFUE 85%
|Expiration Date|| Rebate form and documentation required by 12/31/2010
|Maximum Incentive|| Whole Building Deep Energy Retrofits: 42,000|
Home Energy Assessment and Weatherization: 2,000
This incentive is no longer being updated.
National Grid offers a number of programs to encourage energy efficiency amongst its residential customers.
National Grid’s High Efficiency Heating Rebates are offered to any residential gas heating customer in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Metro New York. Eligible technologies include boilers, furnaces, water heaters, ventilators, and equipment controls. Rebates of up to $2,000 are available, depending on equipment type. All equipment must meet certain energy standards provided on the website. Applications are to be completed and sent in after equipment installation. The application form is available on the program's website.
The utility has a separate rebate program specific to solar thermal water heating. Incentives cover 15% of project costs, up to $1,500. Applications for this rebate can be found off the program website above.
National Grid Residential Weatherization Program is for heating customers in New England. The program provides a rebate covering 75% of the cost, up to $2,000, for various weatherization measures, including: attic, wall, basement, crawl space, rim joist, and heating system duct insulation; attic ventilation; and air infiltration and ductwork leakage testing and sealing. Contact National Grid to inquire about any of these incentive programs.
|Contact Name|| National Grid Energy Efficiency
|Phone 2|| (800) 787-1706
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.