More than 30,000 ductless heat pumps have been installed in homes and businesses across Maine over the past five years. Efficiency Maine offers rebates of $500 to $1,000 for residential heat pumps. Click here to learn more about this technology.
|Tier||Heat Pump Description||1st Indoor Unit||2nd Indoor Unit|
|1||HSPF at least 12.0 for systems with single indoor unit, or 10.0 for systems with multiple indoor units||$500||$250|
1. HSPF at least 13.0
2. Single indoor unit system
3. Wall-mounted indoor unit
4. Installation after MM/DD/2019
5. Home not served by natural gas
- Homeowners of any income
Ductless Heat Pump
- Minimum efficiency (HSPF, according to AHRI) of 12.0 for systems with one indoor unit or 10.0 for systems with more than one indoor unit. Click here for a list of most commonly rebated models.
- 1- to 4-unit residential building. For larger buildings, see Commercial Programs.
- Building is principal, year-round residence for occupants, NOT a seasonal, second, or vacation home
- Installed in primary living area, not a garage or outbuilding
- Located in Maine
- Lifetime limit of two heat pump indoor unit rebates per dwelling
- Residential Registered Vendor for heat pumps
- Installed according to the Ductless Heat Pump Installation Requirements Checklist
- Upgrades completed within the last 12 months
Energy Loan Eligible?
- Yes. Click here for more details
- Find a Residential Registered Vendor for heat pumps
- Decide on upgrade details
- Arrange for financing (optional)
- Complete the upgrade
- Submit the Rebate Claim Form
- Allow 6 weeks for rebate processing
Terms and Conditions
Only one rebate will be paid for any given upgrade. The Residential Registered Vendor must be paid in advance of claiming rebate if the homeowner is the rebate recipient. Efficiency Maine does not warrant the performance of installed equipment. Program and incentives subject to change or termination. Consult this web page for up-to-date rebate amounts and program terms. Please allow six weeks for rebate processing. Incomplete information may delay or disqualify your rebate.