Western Massachusetts Electric - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Massachusetts)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Massachusetts

Name Western Massachusetts Electric - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Doors, Duct/Air sealing, Heat pumps, Lighting, Pool Pumps, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Windows, HVAC Measures, Heat Pump Water Heater
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Energy Star homes: $350 - $8,000, depending on number of units and efficiency

Home Energy Assessments: 75% of cost, up to $2,000
Central AC/Heat Pump: $150 - $500
Heat Pump Water Heater: $1,000
Pool Pumps: $200
Refrigerator/Freezer: $50
Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling: $50
Room Air Cleaner: $20
Lighting Fixtures: In-store discount

Equipment Requirements Room Air Cleaner/Lighting/Refrigerator/Freezer/Computer: Energy Star qualified

Central AC and Heat Pumps: Minimum SEER 14.5, EER 12.0, and HSPF 8.2

Maximum Incentive Home Energy Assessments: $2,000

Energy Star Homes: $8,000

Website http://www.wmeco.com/Residential/SaveEnergy/EnergyEfficiencyPrograms/Default.aspx?sec=EW
Date added to DSIRE 2010-07-23
Last DSIRE Review 2012-08-14
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


Western Massachusetts Electric (WMECO) and Masssave, a collaboration of Massachusetts municipalities and cooperatives, provides technical assistance and financial incentives to customers who implement energy efficiency upgrades in participating homes. Rebates are available on a variety of equipment including heat pumps, air conditioners, lighting, refrigerators, appliance recycling, pool pumps and room air cleaners. All equipment must meet program efficiency standards in order to be eligible for rebates. Contact WMECO for more information on this program or visit MassSave.com.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Program Information - WMECO
Department Western Massachusetts Electric (WMECO)

Address Customer Service Center
Address 2 PO Box 2010
Place West Springfield, Massachusetts
Zip/Postal Code 01090-2010
Phone (413) 787-9275
Phone 2 (800) 835-2707

Email efficiency@wmeco.com
Website http://www.wmeco.com/
Contact Name Tony Fornuto
Department Western Massachusetts Electric Company

Address 300 Cadwell Drive

Place Springfield, Massachusetts
Zip/Postal Code 01104
Phone (413) 787-9329

Fax (413) 787-9406
Email fornuaj@nu.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)"