Business Programs

Business Program

Efficiency Maine’s Business Program offers fixed or “Prescriptive Incentives” to reduce the cost of projects that help your business use energy more efficiently. Eligible organizations include:

  • Businesses, for profit or nonprofit
  • Municipalities
  • Schools and higher education facilities
  • Other non-residential facilities
  • Multifamily buildings with five or more units

Heating Solutions:

Businesses can save money, increase equipment reliability, and create more comfortable and productive workplaces by making energy-efficient choices when installing, renovating, or replacing heating equipment. Incentives are currently available for high-efficiency boilers, furnaces, heaters and controls.
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Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pumps:

Mini-split heat pump units are highly efficient systems that save energy and reduce heating costs. Units must meet the minimum HSPF (Heating Seasonal Performance Factor) requirements in order to qualify for incentives from the Efficiency Maine Business Incentive Program.
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Discounted Screw-In LEDs:

Screw-in LEDs can reduce lighting energy costs 65% compared to halogens. LEDs can reduce maintenance costs too: the average life of an LED is over 25,000 hours, meaning fewer bulb replacements. Efficiency Maine incentivizes high-efficiency screw-in LEDs at retailers and distributors across Maine.
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Commercial Kitchen Solutions:

Commercial kitchen equipment: Restaurants, schools, and hospitals all offer opportunities for increased energy efficiency through the installation of energy-efficiency equipment. Examples include high-efficiency fryers, ovens, steamers, broilers and griddles.
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How to Get Started

Find a Qualified Partner
Work with an Efficiency Maine Qualified Partner to install energy-efficient equipment. Your Qualified Partner will be able to provide program guidelines and eligibility requirements. Please find additional information about the program below. Please note that some applications require pre-approval.


You or your contractor can call 1-866-376-2463 with any questions concerning your application. Our field staff will work directly with you or your contractor, including visiting the site, to help complete your project!
If you’d like additional information about the Business Program, please contact Efficiency Maine at 1-866-376-2463.