Water Heater Installation Rebate for Low Income Households
Looking to replace your water heater?
Efficiency Maine offers all Maine households incentives to purchase efficient heat pump water heaters, including a $750 mail-in rebate for purchases at retail stores or a $750 instant rebate through distributors. Low income households are eligible for an additional rebate of up to $400 to help with the cost of installation. This offer is appropriate for low-income residents who are replacing an electric resistance water heater that is in a basement. The basement should remain over 35F but not be intentionally heated, should be at least 100 square feet in area, and should be at least 6 feet tall.
- Directly pays their electric bill (electricity costs cannot be included in rent) AND
- Participates in a federal or state program that is based on low-income status
Heat Pump Water Heater
|$||1,300||qualified heat pump water heater|
|–||$||750||Efficiency Maine instant rebate|
|$||550||net equipment cost|
|$||1,000||total installed cost|
|–||$||400||low-income installation rebate|
Electric Resistance Water Heater
With Efficiency Maine rebates, a heat pump water heater can be less expensive to install than a traditional electric water heater. According to ENERGY STAR™ they can save up to $330 per year in energy costs.
Efficiency Maine has multiple water heater initiatives for low income customers in Maine. To determine the right one for you, please contact Efficiency Maine.
Terms and Conditions
Measures installed through this program are not eligible for any other Efficiency Maine incentives. Program and incentives subject to change or termination. Consult Efficiency Maine website to confirm current program terms, rebate availability, and forms. Must use current rebate form at time of submission. Installation rebate offer valid through 6/30/19.