Energy Savings for Renters

The Sponsors of Mass Save® can help renters enjoy lower energy costs and greater comfort.
A Massachusetts family enjoying an energy efficient rental.

As a renter, opportunities to save energy and boost comfort for your family await you. There are several ways to start your energy efficiency journey on your own, or you can work with your landlord on pursuing larger improvements to the building. Select the path that works best for you.


Get started on your own

Take an online energy assessment.

In just a few minutes, you can get a customized energy efficiency report at no cost. Depending on the recommendations you receive, you may need to work with your landlord to get started.

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Get discounted energy-efficient products online.

Through the Mass Save Energy Savings Marketplace, you can conveniently shop instant discounts and limited-time offers on a variety of energy-saving products and appliances. From high-efficiency thermostats to air conditioners and more, find products to help lower your energy costs all in one place.

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Earn money by enrolling a thermostat.

Receive incentives by helping reduce electric use during periods of high energy demand. Get a $25 enrollment incentive and a $20 annual incentive for every connected or smart thermostat connected to a central air conditioner.

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Work with your landlord

An energy-efficient building benefits everyone. Encourage your landlord to help you take advantage of these opportunities so you can lower your energy costs while helping your landlord boost property value.

Get a no-cost energy assessment.

A Home Energy Assessment can help you and your landlord discover opportunities for greater energy efficiency in your residence. Plus, you may receive energy-saving products at no cost. After your assessment, your Energy Specialist will work with your landlord on pursuing larger improvements to the building such as insulation and air sealing that can help lower energy costs and improve your overall comfort. Possible incentives on measures include:

  • A special offer of 100% off recommended insulation and air sealing improvements exclusively for renters and landlords.
  • Generous rebates of up to $10,000 on qualifying energy-efficient heating, cooling and water heating equipment and clothes washers.
  • The opportunity to apply for 0% financing on eligible upgrade through the HEAT Loan Program.
  • Up to $5,000 to help address barriers associated with insulation and air sealing upgrades recommended during a Home Energy Assessment of a rental unit. Offer valid for renter-occupied units in buildings with 2-4 units only. Single family rentals and owner-occupied units do not qualify.


Watch our renter videos

Learn more about the latest energy-saving offers and tips plus how to talk with your landlord about energy efficiency improvements.

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Engaging your landlord

Income-eligible programs

Based on your household income, you may be eligible for even greater savings.
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Improve your energy-saving habits.

Whether it's setting the water heater to a certain temperature or washing your clothes in cold water, follow these simple tips and tricks to save energy year round.

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