Heat Pump Program
HMLP’s Heat Pump Program offers rebates for qualifying equipment listed on the Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pump List. Rebate amounts are $500/ton, determined by the system’s AHRI cooling capacity, with a rebate cap of $2,000; adders are available for weatherization and Energy Star. To be eligible for the rebate, the pre-approval form must be returned prior to installation! The appliance(s) must be installed at the account location and HMLP reserves the right to inspect the installation on premises.
Installation & Rebate Process Overview
HMLP has partnered with Abode Energy to make it easier for to install heat pumps in their home. See our step-by-step process to get started. Residents can schedule a no-cost consultation at any point, view a list of participating contractors, and access the latest information on heat pump incentives. Make sure that your contractor is aware of our rebate process, including the Pre-Approval and Install QA forms required for rebate eligibility. Once the heat pump is installed, please fill out this customer survey and help HMLP improve their rebate process.
Contact Brianna Bennett, HMLP’s Sustainability Coordinator.
HMLP Partners with Abode Energy to Advance Air Source Heat Pump Adoption
Hingham Municipal Lighting Plant (HMLP) has launched a new program to build awareness of the benefits of air source heat pumps making it easier for residents to explore and install this efficient technology that provides both home heating and cooling. “Air source heat pumps provide Hingham residents an alternative to fossil fuel heat and allows them to take advantage of Hingham’s low electric rates while making their homes more comfortable and reducing their carbon foot print.” said Tom Morahan, General Manager of HMLP. Continue Reading >
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What kind of fuel do you use to heat your building?
HMLP’s Program Information:
*Incentives under review*
HMLP is currently offering $500 per ton up to $2,000 for customers who install an air-source heat pump in their homes. There is also a $250 adder for weatherization. Customers must meet HMLP’s installation requirements.
Mass Save Program Information:
Mass Save is currently offering $1,250 per ton for customers who install heat pumps, $10,000 for whole-home air-source heat pump installations, and $15,000 for whole-home ground-source heat pump installations. 0% financing and other incentives are also available. Customers must meet Mass Save’s installation requirements.
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Have you reviewed our pre-installation recommendations?
1. Schedule a No-Cost Consultation
Go to Abode Energy’s website to schedule a no-cost consultation. By connecting with Abode, you can learn about how heat pumps work, explore heat pump types for your home, review potential operating costs and incentives, consider weatherization opportunities to improve your home’s heating efficiency, and receive guidance on working with heat pump installers.
2. Identify Participating Contractors
It is important to work with contractors that are familiar with heat pumps and can provide you the system that your home needs. Please review the list of participating contractors provided by Abode Energy when selecting a contractor for your home. Using a contractor on this list is not required for rebate eligibility but a good starting point; work completed by any contractor is eligible for a rebate so long as the equipment qualifies and the contractor follows the pre-approval & install QA process.
3. Review Qualifying Equipment
NEEP’s Cold Climate Air-Source Heat Pump List is an essential tool to review when determining what heat pump(s) will work best for your home. In New England, it is important to install heat pumps that can withstand cold weather and maintain high efficiency.
4. Complete the Pre-Approval Form - REQUIRED PRIOR TO INSTALL
Before installation, it is required that contractors fill out the Pre-Approval form. This form must be submitted before installation for the project to qualify for a rebate.
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Have you completed the post-installation action items?
Once the installation is completed, submit a rebate application to HMLP! For more information please contact Energy New England, the HMLP’s Program Administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 888-772-4242.
Fill out a short customer survey to help us better understand your experience accessing utility rebates and working with your heat pump installer. If you have any questions regarding this form, please email MLP@AbodeEM.com.