Massachusetts residents, it's time to take advantage of Mass Save®! This unique energy-efficiency program offers homeowners many rebates, incentives and interest-free loans to lower your energy costs and help the government meet its climate change goals.
Don't miss this incredible opportunity to save money in 2023. Mass Save® incentives are available for qualifying customers of Berkshire Gas, Unitil, National Grid, Liberty Union and Eversource. Home Mechanics is here to help you take advantage of all that Mass Save® has to offer. Let us show you how!
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The Rebates from Mass Save You Should Take Advantage Of In 2023:
Mini-Split Heat Pump Rebate
Hands down the best Mass Save rebate for mini-splits and heat pumps, the Mini-Split Rebate from Mass Save® helps homeowners save money on energy bills by providing incentives for installing mini-split heat pump systems. The rebate covers the cost of a qualifying mini-split systems and can reach up to $16,000 (income dependent). To qualify for the rebate the mini-split must have an efficiency rating of at least 15.2 SEER2 (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio). If you are unsure of SEER2 ratings, or the requirements under the rebates, please read more about product requirements here.
Additionally, depending on the size of the home, homeowners with their families living in multi-units may be eligible to receive additional rebates for installing multiple mini-splits. Homeowners interested in taking advantage of this rebate should contact a participating contractor with Mass Save® to ensure they receive the maximum benefits. Home Mechanics is proud to be a participating partner with Mass Save®.
Residential Heating Loan Program
While not a rebate in the true sense, it would be amiss to not mention The Mass Save® HEAT Loan Program that offers homeowners a 0% interest financing opportunity up to $50,000 to upgrade their air-source and ground-source heat pump systems. The loan is interest-free with low monthly payments and no money down. The Mass Save® HEAT Loan Program has partnered with approved lenders to help homeowners secure their interest-free loans. To see a complete list of participating lenders, click here.
If you’re looking to upgrade your home's heating and cooling, ask us how you can take advantage of the Residential HEAT loan program today!
Smart Thermostat Rebate
One of our favorites for 2023. Smart thermostats can be a game changer to keeping you comfortable all year around. While having pre-programmable schedules to dial in the savings, you are also eligible for rebates by installing one.
The Mass Save® Smart Thermostat Rebate provides homeowners with a financial incentive to upgrade their thermostats with energy-efficient models. By installing an eligible smart thermostat, homeowners can receive a rebate of up to $100 from Mass Save®. To be eligible for the rebate, the model must meet certain efficiency standards, including having a programmable scheduling feature and must be ENERGY STAR certified.
Furthermore, it must also be installed by a qualified contractor certified by Mass Save®. With an upgraded thermostat, homeowners can take advantage of cost savings and help reduce their energy consumption throughout the year. To find a complete list of ENERGY STAR-certified products, click here.
Integrated Controls Rebate
Integrated controls in residential homes automatically switch the heat source between the heat pump and another heat source (typically, a gas or oil heating system) at a pre-set outdoor temperature. This minimizes your furnace use and maximizes the use of your new heat pump to save you money and energy. The Integrated Controls Rebate from Mass Save® provides homeowners with the opportunity to save money and energy by upgrading their home's integrated controls. The rebate offers up to $500 per indoor unit, up to $1500 total.
To be eligible for the rebate, homeowners must install a system that includes at least two "smart" components such as remote access capabilities, energy monitoring tools, and automated scheduling.
Home Energy Assessment Rebates
Mass Save®'s Home Energy Assessment Rebate provides homeowners with the opportunity to save money on their energy bills by receiving an energy audit report on their home performed by a Mass Save®-approved contractor.
This assessment will identify areas for improvement and provide cost-effective solutions that can help reduce energy consumption and lower energy costs. In addition, homeowners who participate in the Home Energy Assessment program may be eligible for additional rebates and incentives from Mass Save® including heat pumps, and other energy-efficient heating and cooling upgrades.
While this isn’t a true rebate, it has real value to understand where and how you’re losing energy in the home.
Home Mechanics Can Help You Maximize Your Savings with Mass Save®
At Home Mechanics, we strive to achieve the same goal as the Mass Save® program by assisting our clients in saving money through energy efficiency upgrades and long-term energy conservation. If you want to know more about the Mass Save® program, check out our FAQs.
We are an authorized partner of the Mass Save® program and can help you maximize your savings with the Mass Save® program. To learn more about Mass Save® rebates, a HEAT Loan or to schedule your free home energy assessment call (978) 510-3153.
Questions about 2023 Mass Save® Rebates:
Can landlords take advantage of Mass Save® Rebates?
You can! The process is the same. You can benefit from the rebates provided, and your renters will thank you for making their home more comfortable! Learn more here.
What size heat pump do I need?
The size of your mini-split heat pump may depend on many factors, and it's best to have licensed professionals ensure you will be comfortable in every room. To learn more about sizing your home appropriately, read How to size your ductless mini-split here.
What is the difference between a whole home and a partial home rebate?
A whole home rebate describes if your planned installation affects the entire home, whereas a partial home rebate may only affect a part of your home.
For example, if you replace your HVAC system with mini-split heat pumps to serve every room it would be a whole home renovation and fall under the whole home rebate. If you only install a mini-split heat pump that heats or cools part of your home, your rebate would be a partial home rebate.