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Heating & Cooling Rebates

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System Type 2021 Rebate Amount & Requirements Application Additional Incentives
Central Air Conditioners* $100/ton up to $500

Additional Requirements:
• Efficiency Rating Requirements: SEER ≥ 16, EER ≥ 13
• Must have existing ducted system in place before the new air conditioning system is installed
• AHRI certification required
• Post Installation form required to be completed by installer and submitted with application. (Click here for the post installation form)
• See additional requirements below

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Residential Energy Conservation Program (Financial assistance at 0% interest)

Connected Homes Program ($8/month)

Air Source
Heat Pumps
& Mini-Splits: Basic Rebate*
(Learn more about this technology here)
$250/ton up to $1,000 

Additional Requirements:
• Efficiency Rating Requirements: SEER ≥ 18, EER ≥ 12.5 and HSPF ≥ 9
• Post Installation form required to be completed by installer and submitted with application. (Click here for the post installation form) 
• AHRI certification required
• See additional requirements below

Click Here to Apply

Residential Energy Conservation Program (Financial assistance at 0% interest)

Connected Homes Program ($5-$8/month)

Mitsubishi Muni Heat Pump Discount (Up to $300-$600)

Alternative Energy Certificates

NEW! Whole-Home Air Source Heat Pump Program
(Learn more about this technology here)

• Up to $600-$750/Ton
• Weatherization Rebate Adder: Up to 75% of cost
• Additional Financial Assistance Available at 0% Interest

Additional Requirements:
• Customer must currently heat home with gas, oil or propane
• Eligibility requirements and rebate limits for this program are different from the additional requirements listed below. Click here for complete list of requirements.

Click Here for Program Details & Application
*Additional Requirements for Central Air Conditioner Rebate ($100/Ton) and Air Source Heat Pump & Mini-Split Basic Rebate ($250/Ton):
• Customer must have an active electric account with HG&E. The building where the equipment is being installed must be a residential building with an active electric account. (Landlords are eligible as long as equipment is installed in a residential building that has 4 units or less).
• One rebate of each type available for any home (including multifamily home with a single owner) per year (i.e. per each 12-month period).
• Rebate amount is determined based on total tons of cooling capacity (1 Ton = 12,000 BTUs).
• The condenser and the evaporator coil must be new and replaced together. Leased equipment and equipment included in the purchase of a residence are not eligible to receive rebates.
• Work must be performed by a licensed contractor
• A copy of the invoice must be submitted which contains/confirms the following:
        1. Name, address, and phone number of the contractor that completed the installation.
        2. Customer name and address listed on invoice must match HG&E customer account, if applicable.
        3. Invoice must be billed to the HG&E customer who is applying for the rebate.
• Qualified equipment must be purchased within the given program year and applications must be submitted by May 31st of the following year.
• Payment will only be issued to the primary account holder/holders listed on the HG&E account for the application being submitted. If customer has outstanding balance on HG&E account, any rebate over $100 will be applied to outstanding balance, and any remaining amount will be applied as an on-bill credit.
• HG&E reserves the right to modify or end these rebates at any time.


Questions? Email efficiency@hged.com or contact Sophie Theroux, Energy Efficiency Coordinator, at (413)536-9382.

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