Western Massachusetts Electric - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

October 02, 2015


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.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Massachusetts
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: http://www.wmeco.com/Residential/SaveEnergy/EnergyEfficiencyPrograms/Default.aspx?sec=EW
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Water Heaters
  • Lighting
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Duct/Air sealing
  • Building Insulation
  • Windows
  • Other EE
  • Pool Pumps
Incentive 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
Maximum Incentive: Home Energy Assessments: $2,000
Energy Star Homes: $8,000
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


Name: Program Information - WMECO
Organization: Western Massachusetts Electric (WMECO)
Address: Customer Service Center
West Springfield MA 01090-2010
Phone: (413) 787-9275
Email: efficiency@wmeco.com
Name: Tony Fornuto
Address: 300 Cadwell Drive
Springfield MA 01104
Phone: (413) 787-9329
Email: fornuaj@nu.com

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.