Heat Pump Rebates

Install a high-efficiency heat pump—and get up to $15,000 back.
A heat pump outside a residential home

If you are looking for a convenient way to heat and cool your home, consider a heat pump. Heat pumps can efficiently heat your home in the winter and double as a cooling system in the summer while lowering greenhouse gas emissions.

The Sponsors of Mass Save® are making the purchase and installation of energy-efficient heat pumps affordable for Massachusetts residents.

Mini-Split Heat Pumps

The Sponsors of Mass Save offer rebates on qualifying ductless mini-split heat pumps.

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Standard Rebates

Equipment Type Efficiency Requirements Rebate Amount
Mini-Split Heat Pump Refer to Heat Pump Qualified Products List. $250 per ton

 

Energy Optimization Rebates

We offer enhanced rebates to customers who have a pre-existing heating type of oil, propane, or electric resistance and who plan to use their heat pump system(s) for heating during winter months.

Equipment Type Efficiency Requirements Pre-Existing Heating Type Additional Requirements Rebate Amount1
Mini-Split Heat Pump Refer to Heat Pump Qualified Products List Oil or Propane Integrated controls2 must be installed unless central heating system is being removed3 $1,250 per ton
Electric Resistance Heat 900 kWh difference between sum of three winter-usage and three lowest-usage months
Integrated Controls Refer to Integrated Controls Qualified Products List Oil or Propane Add-on to existing mini-split heat pump Up to $500 per indoor unit, max of $1,500
  1. Actual tons are calculated based on AHRI cooling capacity divided by 12,000 BTUs. Rebate amount based on actual tons>  
  2. Integrated controls are either approved control packages or dual fuel thermostats that switch between a heat pump and a central heating system>  
  3. Customers that choose to fully replace existing central heating systems with heat pump equipment may access the Energy Optimization incentive levels without the installation of an integrated control. See Terms and Conditions for full requirements. Cannot be combined with other rebate for same equipment.>  

Submit Rebate Online Print & Mail Rebate Form

Central Heat Pumps

The Sponsors of Mass Save offer incentives on qualifying ducted (central) heat pumps.

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Standard Rebates

Equipment Type Efficiency Requirements Rebate Amount1
Central Heat Pump Refer to Heat Pump Qualified Products List. $250 per ton
1. Actual tons are calculated based on AHRI cooling capacity divided by 12,000 BTUs. Rebate amount based on actual tons  

 

Energy Optimization Rebates

We offer enhanced rebates to customers who have a pre-existing heating type of oil, propane, or electric resistance and who plan to use their heat pump system(s) for heating during winter months.

Equipment Type Efficiency Requirements Pre-Existing Heating Type Additional Requirements Rebate Amount1
Central Heat Pump Refer to Heat Pump Qualified Products List Oil or Propane Integrated controls2 must be installed unless central heating system is being removed3 $1,250 per ton
Electric Resistance Heat 900 kWh difference between sum of three winter-usage and three lowest-usage months
Integrated Controls Refer to Integrated Controls Qualified Products List Oil or Propane Add-on to existing mini-split heat pump Up to $500 per indoor unit, max of $1,500
  1. Actual tons are calculated based on AHRI cooling capacity divided by 12,000 BTUs. Rebate amount based on actual tons  
  2. Integrated controls are either approved control packages or dual fuel thermostats that switch between a heat pump and a central heating system  
  3. Customers that choose to fully replace existing central heating systems with heat pump equipment may access the Energy Optimization incentive levels without the installation of an integrated control. See Terms and Conditions for full requirements. Cannot be combined with other rebate for same equipment.  

Submit Rebate Online Print & Mail Rebate Form

Ground Source Heat Pumps

The Sponsors of Mass Save offer rebates up to $15,000 for qualifying ground source (geothermal) heat pumps.

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Equipment Type Efficiency Requirements Pre-Existing Heating Type Rebate Amount1
Ground Source Heat Pumps For a complete list of eligible ground-source/geothermal heat pumps, please see: ENERGY STAR Certified List Oil or Propane $2,000 per ton, max of $15,000
1. Actual tons are calculated based on AHRI cooling capacity divided by 12,000 BTUs. Rebate amount based on actual tons.  

Submit Rebate Online Print & Mail Rebate Form

Air-to-Water Heat Pumps

The Sponsors of Mass Save offer rebates for qualifying air-to-water heat pumps.

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Equipment Type Efficiency Requirements Pre-Existing Heating Type Rebate Amount1
Air-to-Water Heat Pumps For a complete list of eligible air-to-water heat pumps, please see: Mass Save Qualified Products List Oil or Propane $1,250 per ton
1. Actual tons are calculated based on AHRI cooling capacity divided by 12,000 BTUs. Rebate amount based on actual tons.  

Submit Rebate Online Print & Mail Rebate Form
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Eligibility

  • Account holder must be Massachusetts residential electric customer of Cape Light Compact, Eversource, National Grid, or Unitil
  • Equipment must be purchased and installed between January 1, 2021, and December 31, 2021
  • Equipment must be listed on the Mass Save Heat Pump and/or Integrated Controls Qualified Products List at the time of purchase
  • Equipment must be installed by a licensed heating contractor
  • If claiming Energy Optimization rebates, equipment must be used to displace oil, propane, or electric resistance as primary heating fuel
    • If displacing oil or propane heat: Integrated Controls are required unless pre-existing, central heating system has been removed
    • If displacing electric heat: electric bill must show 900 kWh difference between sum of three winter-usage and three lowest-usage months
  • Equipment installation may be subject to a verification inspection
  • Municipal electric customers (who do not live in a Mass Save sponsored territory) are not eligible
  • Electric heating and cooling equipment may be available at no cost through the Income Eligible Program. Find out more and see if you qualify.

Interested in 0% Financing?

Mass Save’s HEAT Loan makes purchasing and installing energy-efficient equipment and home improvements more affordable for Massachusetts residents. You could qualify for a no-interest loan of up to $25,000 toward qualified energy-efficient home improvements with terms up to seven years.


Learn More

For more information about program details and the rebates offered on qualified equipment, call 1-800-232-0672 or email [email protected]