Columbia Gas of Massachusetts - Residential Energy Efficiency Programs (Massachusetts)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Columbia Gas of Massachusetts - Residential Energy Efficiency Programs|
|Incentive Type||Utility Rebate Program|
|Applicable Sector||Low-Income Residential, Residential|
|Eligible Technologies||Boilers, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Duct/Air sealing, Furnaces, Heat recovery, Programmable Thermostats, Water Heaters, Tankless Water Heaters|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| Insulation Weatherization: 75% of project cost|
Energy Star homes: $350 - $8,000, varies by number of units and efficiency
|Equipment Requirements|| Warm Air Furnaces: 95% or greater AFUE|
Gas Boiler: AFUE 90%
|Maximum Incentive|| Insulation Weatherization: $2,000
Columbia Gas of Massachusetts participates in energy efficiency programs that reward eligible residential natural gas customers for utilizing energy efficient equipment or measures. The program pays residential customers 75% of the cost of recommended weatherization measures, up to $2,000. Columbia Gas of Massachusetts will perform a free energy assessment and provide its customers with a report listing energy-saving measures that qualify for incentives. If requested, the program can also provide their customers with a pre-approved independent installation contractor. Energy saving measures eligible for the rebate include: attic, wall, and heating pipe/duct insulation and thermostats. When needed, low-flow showerheads, and faucet aerators will be installed at no cost. Low-income customers are eligible to receive all of these measures at no cost. Additionally, up to $8,000 in incentives are also available for the construction of energy efficient Massachusetts homes.
In addition to this incentive, Columbia Gas of Massachusetts offers its residential customers a variety of rebates for the installation of energy efficient HVAC, water heating, and equipment controls incentives. Eligible equipment includes: furnaces, boilers, water heaters, and thermostats. Rebates range from $25 to $1,200. All equipment must meet energy efficiency standards listed on the program web site.
|Contact Name||Energy Efficiency Program|
|Department||Columbia Gas of Massachusetts|
|Address||2025 Roosevelt Ave.|
|Address 2||P.O. Box 2025|
|Phone|| (800) 232-0120
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.