Wakefield Municipal Gas & Light Department - Residential Conservation Services Program (Massachusetts)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Massachusetts

Name Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department - Residential Conservation Services Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Doors, Equipment Insulation, Lighting, Programmable Thermostats, Water Heaters, Windows, Ventilation, LED Lighting
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Energy Audit Recommended Measures: 25% of total cost

Refrigerators: $50
Clothes Washer: $50
Dishwasher: $50
Room AC: $50
Central AC: $100
Dehumidifiers: $25
Programmable Thermostats: $25
Water Heater: $100

Equipment Requirements Appliances must be Energy Star rated

Room AC: 10 EER minimum
Central AC: 13 SEER minimum
Water Heater: Minimum EF .61

Maximum Incentive Energy Audit Recommended Measures: $300

Programmable Thermostats: 2 units

Program Administrator Customer Service
Website http://www.wmgld.com/specialprograms.php
Date added to DSIRE 2006-04-14
Last DSIRE Review 2012-05-10
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


The Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department (WMGLD), in cooperation with the Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company (MMWEC), offers the "Incentive Rebate Program" to encourage residential customers to improve the energy efficiency of their homes. Customers interested in this program must have an energy audit conducted. Afterwards, if the customer decides to pursue any of the measures recommended in by the audit, WMGLD will pay for 25% of the costs of installation and equipment, up to $300. Eligible upgrades include various forms of insulation, ventilation, weather stripping, window and door replacement, and lighting upgrades. This incentive is available to the customer once every 12 months.

WMGLD also provides a separate program through which customers can receive rebates for the purchase and installation of energy efficient Energy Star rated appliances. Appliances include programmable thermostats, clothes washers, dishwashers, room and central AC units, dehumidifiers, and water heaters. All appliances must be Energy Star labeled , with the exception of water heaters. Customers are eligible for only one rebate every 12 months. Application forms can be downloaded from the program web site listed above.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department
Department Customer Service

Address 9 Albion St

Place Wakefield, Massachusetts
Zip/Postal Code 01880
Phone (781) 246-6363

Website http://www.wmgld.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)"