Additional Grants and 0% Loan Offers from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

Act now to increase the comfort of your home and maximize your savings.

The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) is proud to offer the following Barrier Mitigation Grants and Expanded 0% Loan Options. 

 

Expanded Loan Options

There are now more ways you can maximize your energy savings. The following options are eligible for a 0% Interest Loan with participating lenders. Whether your interest is in maximizing weatherization upgrades, or expanding the scope of your energy-saving projects in a 2-4-family building, these options are available to help you on your way.

0% Loan Options
Offer Type Loan Amount Loan Term
Central wood pellet heating system loans 1-4-family loan Up to $25,000 Up to 84 Months
Expanded 2-4-Family Loans 2-4-family expanded loan amount Beyond $25,000 and up to $50,000

 

Central Wood Pellet Heating Systems
  • 0% interest loan up to $25,000 with terms up to 84 months
  • Eligible pellet boiler or pellet furnace must be installed in a 1-4-unit residential building as a central heating system
  • Must meet detailed specifications, including at least two tons of bulk storage and (for pellet systems): a thermal efficiency rating of 85 percent or greater and an emissions rating ≤ to 0.08 lb PM2.5/MMBtu, or (for wood chip systems): a thermal efficiency rating of 75 percent or greater and an emissions rating ≤to 0.10 lb PM2.5/MMBtu

 

Expanded 2-4 Family Loans 
  • 0% interest loan, with the cap increased from $25,000 to $50,000, with terms up to 84 months
  • Requires a work scope encompassing 2-, 3- or 4-dwelling units
  • Funds may be used for any valid HEAT Loan measure

 

Barrier Mitigation Grants

The MA DOER is funding grants for income qualified customers of Mass Save who have barriers to completing weatherization or heating upgrades.

  • Grants are available to help cover the cost of remediation of knob & tube wiring, asbestos, or vermiculite
  • Customers must move forward with Mass Save approved insulation or equipment upgrades to receive grants
  • Complete the easy, no-cost income verification by calling 866-537-7267, Option 1, or online at MassSave.applytosave.com

 

Barrier Incentives
Knob and Tube Wiring Up to $7,000
Vermiculite Up to $7,000
Asbestos Up to $4,000

 

Get Started Today

To learn more about the requirements of these Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources no-interest loan offers, please contact your Mass Save Energy Specialist or your HEAT Loan Administrator. To determine your HEAT Loan Administrator, please find the Mass Save Program Sponsor that serves your location in the table below:

Mass Save® Program Sponsor Territory HEAT Loan Administrator Address Email Phone
Cape Light Compact Cape Cod & Martha’s Vineyard Rise Engineering 5 Dupont Avenue, South Yarmouth, MA 02664

CapeLightCompactInfo@RISEengineering.com

508.568.1926
Municipal Electric with  Unitil Gas, Columbia Gas, or Liberty Gas Cape Cod & Martha's Vineyard Rise Engineering 5 Dupont Ave, So.Yarmouth, MA 02664

CapeLightCompactInfo@RISE engineering.com

508.568.1926
Unitil Electric All Rise Engineering 60 Shawmut Rd. Unit 2, Canton, MA 02021  

UnitilEEInfo@RISE engineering.com

800.422.5365
Eversource Electric All except Cape & Vineyard  CLEAResult 50 Washington St, Suite 3000 Westborough, MA 01581

MAHTLoan@Clearesult.com

800.696.8077
National Grid Electric All except Cape & Vineyard  CLEAResult 50 Washington St, Suite 3000 Westborough, MA 01581

MAHTLoan@Clearesult.com

 800.696.8077
Municipal Electric with Eversource or National Grid Gas    All except Cape & Vineyard  CLEAResult 50 Washington St, Suite 3000 Westborough, MA 01581

MAHTLoan@Clearesult.com

800.696.8077