Efficiency Maine offers incentives and financing for homeowners improving the energy performance of their home, including qualified upgrades to the building envelope.
Efficiency Maine offers a variety of loan types to meet your financing needs and monthly budget.
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Home Energy Savings Rebate Program (HESP)
Efficiency Maine offers incentives and financing for homeowners improving the energy performance of their home, including qualified upgrades to the building envelope. There are added rebates for Unitil, Maine & Bangor Natural Gas customers. This is not a tax credit, but a check directly back from Efficiency Maine.
Air Sealing Rebates: $400 with a minimum cost of $600.
Insulation Rebates: $500 with a minimum cost of $1500. For natural gas customers, it is $1400 with a $2400 minimum cost
Stove Rebates: $300 for qualifying systems.
Heat Pump Rebates: $500 for a single head system or $750 for a multi-head system.
Heating System Rebates: $300 for an Energy Star systems. Natural gas customers are eligible for a $1000 rebate.
Geothermal/Pellet System Rebates: $3000 for a qualifying system.
Low Income Home Energy Savings Rebate Program (LIHESP)
Efficiency Maine also offers enhanced incentives qualifying LIHESP homeowners. If Maine residents currently receives state heating assistance (LIHEAP), receive General Assistance, have a property value under $80,000 or have amobile home, they can qualify for LIHESP.
Energy Bundle Rebates: $1000 rebate with a minimum cost of $1050, net $50 cost.
Insulation Rebates: $1000 with a minimum cost of $1500, net $500 cost.
Heat Pump Rebates: 80% of the cost of the heat pump installation, up to a $2000 rebate.