Heating, Cooling & Water Heating Systems

Installing energy efficient heating and/or water heating equipment can save you money, improve the comfort of your home, and contribute to a cleaner environment. NHSaves provides incentives for high efficiency heating and water heating equipment, regardless of fuel type.

Natural Gas Systems

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Mail-in incentives are available when you purchase and install high efficiency natural gas residential heating and water heating equipment. These incentives are available to natural gas customers of Liberty Utilities and Unitil, while funding is available.

Natural Gas IncentivesIncentive Amount
On Demand Tankless Natural Gas Water HeatersUp to $800
ENERGY STAR® Certified Storage Water Heater$100
Condensing Natural Gas Water Heater$500
Natural Gas Furnace with ECM (Electronically Commutated Motor)Up to $450
Natural Gas Hot Water BoilerUp to $1,500
Natural Gas Condensing Boiler W/On Demand Hot WaterUp to $1,500
Boiler Reset Controls (Add on unit attached to a natural gas forced hot water boiler)$225
Heat Recovery Ventilator$500
Programmable Thermostats (Incentive not to exceed purchase price. Limit 2 per account)$25
WIFI Thermostats (WI-FI connections must be enabled. Incentive not to exceed purchase price. Limit 2 per account)$100

NH Gas Networks Form
Contact your utility provider or visit their website below to learn more about incentives for highly efficient natural gas appliances.

LIBERTY UTILITIES
UNITIL

Incentive forms:
LIBERTY UTILITIES
UNITIL

Oil, Propane and Electric Systems

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Eligible Equipment & Incentives

The following is a list of qualified equipment types, eligibility requirements, and incentives:

All ENERGY STAR certified furnaces, boilers, central air conditioners, heat pumps, and water heaters meeting the minimum efficiency ratings will be eligible for an incentive. ENERGY STAR certified products can be found at ENERGYSTAR.gov/products. SEER, EER, HSPF ratings can be found at Consortium for Energy Efficiency or the AHRI directory. AHRI also provides AHRI reference numbers.
HeatingIncentive AmountPropane AFUEOil AFUE
Furnace w/ECM Blower$300≥ 95%$≥ 85%
$450≥ 97%≥ 90%
Hot Water Boilers$500≥ 85%
$1,000≥ 90%≥ 90%
$1,500≥ 95%
Condensing Boiler with
On-Demand Hot Water
$1,000≥ 90%≥ 90%
Steam Boiler$400≥ 82%≥ 82%
Air ConditioningIncentive AmountSEEREERHSPF
Central Air, Ductless Mini Split (Cooling only)$200≥ 14.5≥ 12
Heat Pumps (Heating and Cooling)Incentive AmountSEEREERHSPF
Air Source or Ductless Mini Split Heat Pump$300≥ 14.5≥ 12≥ 8.2
$500≥ 19≥ 12.5≥ 10
Water HeatingIncentive AmountPropane EFElectric
EF
Tankless Water Heaters$500≥ 0.82
$800≥ 0.94
Stand Alone Storage Water Heaters$100≥ 0.67
Indirect Water Heaters$400Oil or Propane
Heat Pump Water Heater$500/50 gal.≥ 2.3
$600/80 gal.≥ 2.3
Heating ControlsIncentive Amount
7 Day Programmable Thermostats$25Limit two (2) per account
WI-FI Thermostat$100WI-FI connections must be enabled. Rebate not to exceed purchase price. Limit two( 2) per account
After Market Boiler Reset Control$225Oil or Propane

To be eligible, you must purchase, install, and operate heating, cooling, and/or water heating equipment that meets all applicable efficiency requirements. Incentives will be available on a first come, first served basis for complete applications until December 31, 2014 or until all incentives have been distributed, whichever occurs first.

Limited Funding

The Funding Status Chart will be updated while funds are available. The status represented here does not guarantee payment of submitted incentive applications. Incentives are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

How to Participate:

  • Ask: Have a licensed heating contractor or plumber help you choose eligible equipment, or refer to the lists of eligible equipment noted in the incentives table above. Purchases made prior to January 1, 2014 are not eligible.
  • Download: Once your new high efficiency heating, cooling, or water heating equipment has been installed, download and complete the incentive application for your utility provider. Attach a copy of all dated receipts/work orders for the installation. Be sure to include a copy of a recent electric utility bill. Receipts must state the name, address, and phone number of the contractor that completed the installation for you.
  • Check! Make sure that your application is 100% complete. An incomplete application may delay your incentive and/or risk your chances of receiving an incentive, if the funding runs out. Applications will be handled on a first-come, first-serve basis until funds are gone.
  • Submit: Completed applications and required documentation with proof of purchase should be mailed to:

EFI NH Heating/Cooling Incentive Program
40 Washington St, Suite 2000
Westborough, MA 01581

*Please retain a copy of the incentive application for your records.

Questions about your incentive?

For questions about the status of your incentive, please contact:
Energy Federation Incorporated (EFI) at 1-877-883-1758

Resources:

FAQ Sheet 
Contractor Participation Letter

Application Forms:

LIBERTY UTILITIES 
NEW HAMPSHIRE ELECTRIC CO-OP

Unitil and Public Service of New Hampshire’s heating system program funds have been expended for 2014. Other programs remain active.