News & Updates

General news and updates from Abode.

2 New Programs Starting July 1!

The Abode Heat Pump Program has now been operating with Municipal Light Plants (MLPs) and towns in 14 communities for over a year! Our goal is to support homeowners while making it easier for contractors to sell and install their solutions.  800+   completed...

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Customer Spotlight – Christine from Reading

Customer Spotlight – Christine from Reading

Having recently moved into a new house with an outdated oil-based heating system, Christine came across an article about RMLD incentives for heat pumps while reading the Reading Post. Intrigued by the article, she attended the Zoom session hosted by RMLD and Abode and...

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Refrigerant Leakage

The refrigerant inside heat pump lines is the medium through which energy is transferred into or out of a building. A certain amount of refrigerant leakage is inevitable over the heat pump’s time of operation, despite airtight closed loop system designs. Loss of...

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Three-Year Energy Efficiency Plan

The Mass Save Program Administrators (PAs) recently unveiled a draft of their three-year energy efficiency plan for 2022-2024, which places an increased emphasis on electrification measures. The plan aims to provide a solid foundation for the phasing out of fossil...

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Cambridge Clean Heat

Cambridge Clean Heat

The City of Cambridge has launched a new pilot program, Cambridge Clean Heat, as part of their efforts to meet Net Zero commitments. The program encourages the installation of renewable heating systems such as heat pumps and solar hot water heaters into Cambridge...

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New Generation Refrigerants

New Generation Refrigerants

Refrigerants have been a long-contested topic in the HVAC industry owing to their contribution to global warming. Refrigerant technology has evolved rapidly in the last century, from CFCs in the 20th century to the current generation of HFC-based refrigerants such as...

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