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Heating Incentives

Massachusetts

Through its Clean Heating and Cooling program, MassCEC offers rebates to residents who install qualifying air-source heat pumps (ASHPs) as part of a five-year, $30 million commitment to supporting clean heating and cooling technologies.

Rebate will be reduced for applications received January 1, 2016 or later. Current rebate levels are $750 per system, up to three systems for single head and $750 per 12,000 BTU/hr of capacity at 5 degree F, up to 60,000 BTU/hr for multi-head. Maximum rebate is $3750. Rebate effective January 1, 2016 is $625 per system, up to three systems for single head and $625 per 12,000 BTU/hr of capacity at 5 degree F, up to 48,000 BTU/hr for multi-head. Maximum rebate is $2500.

For more information on the program and how to apply for the rebate, visit http://www.masscec.com/solicitations/residential-air-source-heat-pumps.

New York

Renewable Heat NY (RHNY) provides incentives toward the installed costs of high-efficiency, low-emission wood heating systems for homeowners and businesses without access to natural gas.

The following incentives are offered for residents:

  • Wood pellets stove – $1,500 (up to $2,500 for income qualified homeowners).
  • Advanced cordwood boiler with thermal storage – 25% of installed cost up to $5,000 per unit, with an additional $5,000 for documented recycling (removal and destruction) of old outdoor or indoor wood boiler, or $2,500 for recycling whole house wood furnace.
  • Wood pellet boiler with thermal storage – 45% of installed cost up to $36,000 based on system size, with an additional $5,000 for documented recycling (removal and destruction) of old outdoor or indoor wood boiler, or $2,500 for recycling whole house wood furnace.

For small commercial businesses, the incentive for small pellet boiler with thermal storage less than 300 MBtu/h (88kW) is 45% of installed cost up to $36,000 based on system size, with an additional $5,000 for documented recycling (removal and destruction) of old outdoor or indoor wood boiler, or $2,500 for recycling whole house wood furnace.

Incentives for large commercial businesses include:

Large pellet boiler with thermal storage (More than 300 MBtu/h, 88 kW) – 40% of total installed cost ($200,000 maximum incentive)

Tandem pellet boiler with thermal storage More than 300 MBtu/h (88 kW) – 45% of total installed cost ($270,000 maximum incentive)

For more information on the program visit http://www.nyserda.ny.gov/All-Programs/Programs/Renewable-Heat-NY

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