Eligible Residential Air-Source Heat Pumps

Eligible Air-Source Heat Pumps

For single-head systems, MassCEC provides standard rebates of $625 for each ductless mini-split for up to three units per home. For multi-head and central systems, MassCEC provides rebates of $625 for every 12,000 BTU/hr of capacity,for up to 48,000 BTU/hr. Homeowners who qualify for Income-Based Rebate Adders are eligible for higher rebate levels. Homeowners earning less than 120 percent of the state median income are eligible for rebates of $800 for every single-head or 12,000 BTU/hr of capacity. Homeowners earning less than 80 percent of the state median income and replacing electric resistance heating are eligible for rebates of $1,500 for every single-head or 12,000 BTU/hr of capacity.

This Qualifying Equipment List is updated monthly as part of MassCEC’s Residential Air-Source Heat Pump program.


Note: Based on changes to the NEEP specification, MassCEC will no longer accept applications for the following units submitted after January 20, 2017: Carrier 38MGRQ24C—3, Lennox MLA018S4M‑1P, Mitsubishi MXZ-2C20NAHZ, and Mitsubishi MXZ-2C20NAHZ2.

Residents can also find more information about these products on ASHP manufacturers' websites:* Indoor units must be non-ducted for multi-head systems, with the exception of the MXZ-4C36NAHZ and PUZ-HA36NHA5. As stated in the Program Manual, all indoor and outdoor units must be part of an AHRI matched system. The majority of multi-head units must install non-ducted indoor units, such as wall-mounted, floor-mounted, and ceiling cassette units, to be eligible for MassCEC’s rebate. At this time the only exceptions are the MXZ-4C36NAHZ, which can be installed with ducted and non-ducted indoor units, and the PUZ-HA36NHA5, which must be installed with ducted indoor units.