HEAT PUMP REBATES

Highly efficient electric heat pump systems can help residents reduce energy bills and carbon footprints by up to 50%. For this reason, Belmont Light offers discounts between $650 and $3,500 for air-sourced heat pumps, depending on the size of the system. These discounts are available to homes currently heated with any fuel type. To learn more call us at 617-993-2837.

Applications are now accepted online through the Online Rebate Portal administered by Energy New England.  If you require a paper application or need any assistance, please contact Belmont Light at 617-993-2837 or EnergyResources@BelmontLight.com

2020 Rebate Incentive Amounts

  • 2020 ASHP Rebate amounts apply to systems installed after January 1, 2020
  • Minimum energy efficiency requirements: NEEP Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pump Specifications
  • Incentive Adders: $500 Residential Rate A Low-Income and Small Municipal Rate MB customers
    • Please provide a copy of your most recent Belmont Light bill with rebate application
System Cooling Capacity (BTU/h) Base Rebate Full Fossil Fuel Displacement Adder Total (If removing fossil fuel system)
Up to 11,999 $650 $500 $1,150
12,000-23,999 $1,000 $750 $1,750
24,000-35,999 $1,500 $1,000 $2,500
36,000+ $2,000 $1,500 $3,500

Resources:

Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) Air Source Heat Pump page: Basics about the organization’s efforts in providing the best available resources for consumers to review material about heat pumps, make the best choices in purchasing heat pumps and how to care and maintain them after purchase.

NEEP Heat Pump Buying Guide: Produced by NEEP to help consumers understand heat pump technology and how to purchase a heat pump system for their home.

How to Use your Ductless Heat Pump: Blog post from Efficiency Maine about the best practices for maintenance and upkeep of a heat pump

Who knew? 8 ways NOT to use a heat pump: Guide from Efficiency Vermont about what NOT to do with your heat pump for maximum efficiency


2019 Rebate Program Incentives

  • 2019 ASHP Rebate amounts apply to systems installed after January 1, 2019 and before December 31, 2019
Rated cooling capacity (BTU/h) Incentives
Up to 11,999 $650
12,000 – 23,999 $1,000
24,000  – 35,999 $1,250
36,000 or more $1,500
Incentive Adders $500 Residential Rate A Low-Income and Small Municipal Rate MB customers; $500-$1,500 for full fossil-fuel displacement
Minimum energy efficiency requirements NEEP Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pump Specifications