Middleborough Gas & Electric Department

MGED is working with Abode to ensure that your Air Source Heat Pump is being installed to have the greatest impact on your comfort and our planet. Air source heat pumps are cost-effective, market ready technologies that transform how homes use energy. These technologies can not only help save you money on your utility bills but significantly decrease your carbon footprint.

Our Heat Pump Program has you covered!

Customer Assistance

Our specialist is available to answer questions and provide guidance when considering heat pump technology for your home.

Contractor List

Customers have access to a list of participating contractors who understand program requirements.

Quality Assurance

Customers are provided with early intervention quality assurance with a pre-evaluation and system sizing review.

Incentives

Rebates are available to assist homeowners' transition to clean, efficient technology to cool and heat your home.

Get started today

STEP 1

Contact the Heat Pump Specialist for program information and to learn more about the benefits of heat pump adoption.

STEP 2

Work with a participating contractor to determine if a heat pump is right for you.

STEP 3

Your contractor submits a pre-approval project application to Abode. We review your project summary and work with the contractor, if necessary.

STEP 4

Once approved, your new heating and cooling system is installed and inspected.

STEP 5

The rebate is processed and customers enjoy clean, efficient cooling and heating.

SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION TODAY

Select the consultation type below that best suits your current needs.

"I'm thinking about heat pumps, but don't have quotes yet."

If this is your first time connecting with Abode, we recommend starting here.

  • Learn how heat pumps work
  • Explore heat pump types for your home
  • Overview of operating costs & incentives
  • Home weatherization considerations
  • Guidance on working with installers

"I already have quotes from heat pump installers."

For an objective, impartial evaluation of proposals you’ve received.

  • Compare up to 3 quotes
  • Receive an evaluation report to help you understand the proposed systems
  • If you would like to discuss the report, you'll be able to schedule time with a Specialist

"I'm looking for technical guidance on heat pumps and more."

For a technical analysis of your comprehensive electrification needs.

  • Review heat pump solutions with diagnostics when available
  • Conduct technical review and analysis of home characteristics and system performance
  • Whole-home decarbonization pathways

MIDDLEBOROUGH REBATES

REBATE REQUIREMENTS

In order to be eligible for a rebate through MGED, the project must adhere to Abode’s review process.
There are four main steps to be aware of:

STEP 1: HOME ENERGY ASSESSMENT

A no-cost home energy assessment must be completed within the last two years. Schedule a home energy assessment with an auditor.

SCHEDULE ASSESSMENT >

STEP 2: PRE-APPROVAL FORM
The Pre-Approval form must be completed prior to installation. This form includes details on the home and selected equipment. Abode will review the proposal and within three business days either return it with approval or request additional information from the contractor. The project must receive pre-approval prior to install.

FILL OUT PRE-APPROVAL FORM >

STEP 3: INSTALL QA FORM
The Install QA form must be completed after install by the contractor, typically on the last day of install while still at the job site as the form requires photos of the installed equipment.

FILL OUT INSTALL QA FORM >

STEP 4: REBATE APPLICATION
The online rebate application must be completed by the homeowner or contractor following install. The form will ask for utility account information and will also require a paid invoice and the installed system’s AHRI certificate(s), all of which can be obtained from the contractor.

FILL OUT REBATE APPLICATION >

QUALIFYING PRODUCTS

If applying for the replacement bonus, documentation is required verifying the removal of previous central AC or heat pump unit (either on the invoice or separate disposal/haul-away documents).

Qualifying ProductsRebate AmountEfficiency Requirements
Single Zone Mini-Split$500 per ton up to $2,000Must be on NEEP Cold Climate ASHP List
Central Heat Pump, Multi-Split Systems, and Ducted Mini-Split$500 per ton up to $2,000Must be on NEEP Cold Climate ASHP List
Central AC Replacement (optional add-on)*$500 (up to $2,500 combined)Must be on NEEP Cold Climate ASHP List

RULES & REQUIREMENTS

  • Energy audit required within the last 2 years
  • If completing a project over multiple years, there is still a maximum of $2,000 per household. Cannot exceed $2,000 total
  • Commercial projects are not eligible for a rebate
  • New construction is eligible if rebate goes to homeowner (developers not allowed)

PARTICIPATING CONTRACTOR LIST

Use the Participating Contractor List to find qualified installers in your area.

POST-INSTALLATION SURVEY

This short customer survey helps us better understand your experience accessing utility rebates and working with your heat pump installer.