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Posted: to General News on Fri, Jun 8, 2018
Updated: Tue, Apr 13, 2021
Homeowners are eligible for the standard rebate if:
- Their old wood stove is currently operational, non-EPA certified, and located in a residential building.
- The stove they plan to purchase is EPA-certified and meets Commonwealth Wood stove Change-Out Program emissions requirements for new stoves.
Homeowners are eligible for a low-income rebate if:
- They meet all requirements for the standard rebate and their annual household income falls below 80 percent of the Massachusetts state median income level. Please reference our Income-Based Rebate Adder webpage for an up-to-date list of income thresholds by household size.
Before applying for the low-income rebate, home owners must demonstrate their eligibility in one of the following ways:
- Verify that their annual income meets program requirements using a third-party service, free of charge, available through MassCEC’s income verification portal prior to July 28, 2018.
- Provide a copy of their current fuel assistance letter; or
- Provide an electric bill issued within the last six months showing they receive a discounted utility rate.
Only residents earning less than 60 percent of state median income are eligible for fuel assistance or discounted electricity rates. Therefore, customers earning between 60 percent and 80 percent of the state median must apply through MassCEC’s income verification portal.
Homeownersare not eligible for the program if:
- They are not replacing an existing operational wood stove or fireplace insert.
- Their existing wood stove or fireplace insert is EPA-certified. Only non-EPA certified stoves are eligible for replacement under the Commonwealth Wood stove Change-Out Program.
- They wish to replace an existing pellet stove. Existing pellet stoves are not eligible for replacement under the Commonwealth Wood stove Change-Out Program.
- Homeowners who are not eligible to participate in the Commonwealth Wood stove Change-Out Program may be eligible for rebates for other clean heating and cooling technologies.
How To Apply
Posted: to General News on Sun, Apr 8, 2018
Updated: Sat, Sep 15, 2018
The American The American Lung Association in Massachusetts is fighting for cleaner air by making available $1,000,000 in vouchers for participants to use toward the purchase of new EPA certified woodstove, pellet stove or gas stove to replace their non-EPA certified woodstove or hydronic heater. Residents of Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden or Hampshire counties that use older woodstoves for primary or significant heat are eligible for a voucher of $300-$5000, depending on the type of replacement appliance and income level. Vouchers in the amount of $3000 will be available for income qualified residents in the counties listed above.
Eligible Replacement Stoves
This program will replace or retrofit, high-polluting wood-burning stoves with cleaner-burning, more energy-efficient heating appliances and technologies. Specifically, the following replacement scenarios are eligible:
- Replacing older hydronic heaters with EPA Phase II certified hydronic heater, or EPA certified woodstoves, wood pellet, gas or propane appliances or ENERGY STAR gas furnace.
- Replacing non-EPA certified woodstoves with EPA certified woodstoves, EPA Certified wood pellet, gas or propane appliances.
Coal and cook stove replacements are not eligible.
How to Apply
Visit the American Lung Association website for their Wood Stove Change Out Program for Western Mass.
Posted: to General News on Sun, Mar 18, 2018
Updated: Sat, Sep 15, 2018