Unitil - Residential Energy Efficiency Programs (Massachusetts)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Massachusetts

Name Unitil - Residential Energy Efficiency Programs
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Construction, Low-Income Residential, Residential
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Building Insulation, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Chillers, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Duct/Air sealing, Equipment Insulation, Furnaces, Lighting, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Windows, Infrared Heating, Room Air Cleaner, Pool Pumps
Active Incentive No
Incentive Inactive Date 2011-05-12
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Energy Star homes: 350 - 8,000, depending on number of units and scope of efficiency measures

Home Energy Assessments: 75% of cost, up to 2,000
Pool Pump: 200
Refrigerator/Freezer: 50
Room Air Cleaner: 20
Lighting Fixtures: In-store discount
Computer Monitor: 20
Desktop Computer: 10
Weatherization: 75% up to 2,000
Furnaces: 400 - 650
Steam Boilers: 200
Forced Hot Water Boilers: 500 - 1,000
Tankless Water Heater 700
Storage/Condensing Water Heater: 50 - 500
Integrated Condensing Boiler/Water Heating: 1,000 - 1,500
After Market Boiler Reset Control: 200

Equipment Requirements ENERGY STAR-labeled programmable Thermostat

Forced Hot Water Boilers: 85%-90% AFUE rating dependent on rebate amount
Steam Boilers: 82% AFUE rating
Warm Air Furnaces: 92% AFUE rating
Storage Water Heater: EF 0.62
Integrated Condensing Boiler/Water Heating: 85% AFUE/CA-AFUE
Tankless Water Heater: 0.82 EF

Maximum Incentive ENERGY STAR® Homes: 8,000

MassSave Program: 2,000

Program Administrator Customer Service
Website http://services.unitil.com/mass/res_efficiency.asp
Date added to DSIRE 2006-04-18
Last DSIRE Review 2011-05-21
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


Incentive inactive: for informational purposes only. See MassSave Programs.

Unitil offers its Massachusetts residential customers a variety of rebate programs to improve energy efficiency. Prescriptive rebates are available on HVAC equipment, lighting, appliances, energy audits, weatherization, water heating, pool pumps and controls. Unitil's ENERGY STAR® Homes Program allows residential customers to receive various incentives for utilizing energy efficient technologies in homes. In addition, Unitil offers an efficiency program for low-income customers. Residential customers who are income-eligible can receive energy audits and the installation of weatherization measures and energy efficient appliances and lighting.

Customers may view more program information by clicking here, or by visiting MassSave.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Unitil
Department Customer Service

Address 285 John Fitch Highway

Place Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Zip/Postal Code 01420
Phone (888) 301-7700
Phone 2 (978) 353-3270

Website http://www.unitil.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)"