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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:
• 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

Click Here to Apply

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:
• 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
• Customer must have received home energy audit within past 3 years.
• 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 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).
• One rebate of each type available for any home (including multifamily home with a single owner) per year.
• 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 with application. Invoice should include the name, address, and phone number of the contractor that completed the installation. Customer name and address listed on invoice must match HG&E customer account, if applicable.
• 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 person 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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