MassSave Offers 2014 High-Efficiency Rebate Programs

Some of the federal tax credit programs that have been active in recent years are no longer available, but MassSave still has rebate programs that you can take advantage of. These programs can help lower the cost of replacing or updating your heating, cooling and hot water delivery systems, and they’re worth taking a look at.

New, high-efficiency heating equipment can reduce your operational costs by as much as 30%. By itself, that will help you save money immediately and provide a faster return-on-investment. Currently, these rebates are available to utility customers served by Berkshire Gas, Blackstone Gas, Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, Liberty Utilities, National Grid Gas, NSTAR Gas and Unitil Gas. Western Massachusetts Electric customers may also qualify for certain MassSave rebate programs.

Residential High-Efficiency Heating Equipment Rebate Program

MassSave’s current rebate programs for home heating equipment include:

$1,600 Rebate Integrated Water heater/Condensing Boiler with a boiler rating of >95% AFUE (Must be considered one unit by manufacturer)

$1,500 Rebate Forced Hot Water Boilers >95% AFUE rating

$1,200 Rebate Integrated Water heater/Condensing Boiler with a boiler rating of >90% AFUE (Must be considered one unit by manufacturer)

$1,000 Rebate Forced Hot Water Boilers >90% AFUE rating

$600 Rebate Warm Air Furnaces >97% AFUE rating equipped with Electronic Commutated Motor (ECM) or equivalent advanced furnace fan system

$500 Rebate Heat Recovery Ventilator

$300 Rebate Warm Air Furnaces >95% AFUE rating equipped with Electronic Commutated Motor (ECM) or equivalent advanced furnace fan system

$225 Rebate After-market Outdoor Boiler Reset Controls

$25 Rebate 7-Day Programmable Thermostat

$100 Rebate Wi-Fi Thermostat

Water Heating Equipment

In addition to rebates on high-efficiency heating equipment, you can also claim rebates for the purchase and installation of the following qualified water-heating systems.

$800 Rebate On-Demand, Tankless Water Heater with an Energy Factor of 0.94 or greater

$500 Rebate
• On-Demand, Tankless Water Heater with an Energy Factor of 0.82 or greater, or
• Condensing Gas Water Heater with a 95% Thermal Efficiency or greater (75 to 3000 MBH)

$400 Rebate Indirect Water Heater Attached to a Natural Gas Boiler

$100 Rebate ENERGY STAR-labeled Storage Water Heater with an Energy Factor of 0.67 or greater

If you would like more information about these rebate programs, which are available through December 31, 2014, please contact us at Boston Standard Plumbing & Heating at (617) 288-2911 for more information about the programs, or to get started with a home energy assessment.

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