Norwood Municipal Light Department

NMLD is working with Abode to ensure that your weatherization project is being installed to have the greatest impact on your comfort and our planet. Improving your home’s levels of air-sealing and insulation will improve your comfort level and reduce the amount of energy and money you’re spending to heat and cool your home.

Our Weatherization Program has you covered!

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Contractor List

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

Quality Assurance

Customers are provided with quality assurance reviews to ensure completeness, effectiveness, and safety of installed weatherization measures.

Incentives

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

Get started today

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STEP 1

Complete a home energy assessment through your municipal utility to determine whether there is opportunity for weatherization in your home.

STEP 2

Work with a participating contractor to identify and complete specific weatherization improvements.

STEP 3

Your contractor submits a virtual quality assurance form to Abode. We review the submission and approve it remotely if possible, or complete an in-home inspection and work with the contractor to resolve any work issues if needed.

STEP 4

Submit the weatherization rebate application through your MLP.

STEP 5

The rebate is processed and customers enjoy a more comfortable, efficient home.

NORWOOD MUNICIPAL LIGHT REBATES

IF YOU HEAT YOUR HOME WITH NATURAL GAS:
Mass Save offers no-cost home energy assessments and weatherization incentives for Norwood households and businesses that currently heat with natural gas. Go to Mass Save’s website for more information.
IF YOU HEAT YOUR HOME WITH OIL, ELECTRICITY, OR PROPANE:
For customers who do not heat with gas, NMLD provides no-cost home energy assessments and rebates for eligible weatherization improvements.

REBATE PROCESS

In order to be eligible for a rebate through CMLP, the project must adhere to the eligibility verification and quality assurance review process.
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: SCOPING VISIT

Work with a contractor to determine exactly what weatherization improvements can be made to the home. Participating contractors have agreed to provide standardized weatherization recommendations and pricing consistent with statewide programs. Participating contractors also adhere to the required quality assurance and rebate processes. You are not required to work with a participating contractor.

ACCESS TO THE PARTICIPATING CONTRACTOR LIST >

STEP 3: QUALITY ASSURANCE REVIEW

If working with a participating contractor
Your contractor will submit a virtual quality assurance form to Abode with project documentation and photos of the completed work. Abode will review the submission and approve it remotely if possible, or will schedule an in-home inspection and work with the contractor to resolve any work issues if needed.

If working with a non-participating contractor
Contact Abode to schedule an in-home weatherization inspection with an Abode inspector.

CONTACT ABODE TO SCHEDULE >

STEP 4: REBATE APPLICATION
The online rebate application must be completed by the homeowner or contractor following install. The form will ask for an invoice for the job, which can be obtained by the contractor.

FILL OUT REBATE APPLICATION >

REBATE RULES & REQUIREMENTS

  • Energy audit required within the last five years, completed prior to weatherization install. Audit findings must confirm weatherization opportunity.
  • Work can be completed by a contractor or self-install. Self-installed labor costs aren’t eligible for rebate.
  • Install date must be within the current NMLD fiscal year (7/1 to 6/30) in order to qualify for the current rebate cycle. Application must be submitted to the application portal or postmarked by 6/30 of the current NMLD fiscal year.
  • Work can be completed by a contractor or self-install. Self-installed labor costs aren’t eligible for rebate. 

PARTICIPATING CONTRACTOR LIST

Use the Participating Contractor List to find qualified installers in your area. You are not required to work with a contractor on the list, but the listed installers have agreed to provide standardized weatherization recommendations and pricing consistent with statewide programs. Therefore, you do not need to solicit quotes from multiple contractors on the Participating Contractor List. Participating contractors also adhere to the required quality assurance and rebate processes.