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

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.

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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)"