Heat Pump Water Heater Incentives & Rebates

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Save Green While Going Green!

Is your Water Heater more than 10 years old? Maybe it's time to upgrade it. And West Boylston Municipal Light Plant residential customers can also get a generous rebate! There are lots of different water heating options out there—but one type can save you more money—Heat Pump Water Heaters.

For more information, visit munihelps.org or call (413) 308-1311.


4 Great Reasons to Replace Your Old Water Heater with a Heat Pump Water Heater Today


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REASON #1
Cut Your Carbon Footprint


Heat Pump Water Heaters (HPWH) are the lowest carbon option* for water heating.

On average, they produce:

  • 4x less carbon than standard electric
  • 6x less carbon than natural gas
  • 7x less carbon than propane
  • 11x less carbon than oil

*emissions from electricity come from non-renewable electricity generation

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REASON #2
Long-lasting


Heat Pump Water Heaters are the most reliable water heater on the market. They are backed by an industry-leading 10-Year Warranty.

  • Heat Pump Water Heaters operate smoothly and don't need yearly maintenance service like oil and natural gas water heaters do.
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REASON #3
Save with a HELPS Rebate


Customers of West Boylston Municipal Light Plant are eligible for a $500 HELPS Rebate with the purchase of a new, ENERGY STAR® certified Heat Pump Water Heater.

  • With this rebate, HPWHs are now the same price or less expensive than comparable oil and natural gas-fired alternatives.
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REASON #4
Save the Most Money Over Time


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Save Money. Use Less Electricity. Check Out These Cost Comparisons.

Find out the difference a new Heat Pump Water Heater might make for your energy usage and budget in each dropdown below. Then, for more information, visit munihelps.org or call (413) 308-1311.

Considering Switching to a Heat Pump Water Heater? You Could Get up to a $500 Rebate and Save on Your Monthly Electricity Bills!

For West Boylston Municipal Light Plant customers, Heat Pump Water Heaters give you the following benefits:

  • Produce nearly 4x less CO2 emissions than standard electric water heaters
  • Are eligible for a HELPS Rebate
  • Are nearly 4x less expensive to operate annually

Heat Pump Water Heater = (50 gallon tank) Standard Electric Water Heater = (50 gallon tank)
Device Price = $1,169 Device Price = $589
HELPS Rebate Amount = $500 HELPS Rebate Amount = N/A
Yearly Operating Cost = $130 Yearly Operating Cost = $489
Annual Carbon Emissions = 382 lbs Annual Carbon Emissions = 1,439 lbs
Lifespan/Warranty = 10 Years Lifespan/Warranty = 9 Years
Cost After 10 Years = $1,968 Cost After 10 Years = $5,479
Savings = $3,551 Savings = N/A

View download or print the Cost Comparison PDF.

Rates were calculated based on a usage of 50 gallons of hot water per day.
Carbon emissions from heat pump water heaters come from non-renewable energy sources.

Heat Pump Water Heaters vs. Standard Natural Gas Heaters Comparison

Considering Switching to a Heat Pump Water Heater? You Could Get up to a $500 Rebate and Save on Your Monthly Electricity Bills!

For West Boylston Municipal Light Plant customers, heat pump water heaters give you the following benefits:

  • Produce 5x less CO2 emissions than natural gas heating
  • Are eligible for a HELPS Rebate
  • Are nearly 2x less expensive to operate annually
Heat Pump Water Heater = (50 gallon tank) Natural Gas Water Heater = (40 gallon tank)
Device Price = $1,169 Device Price = $499
HELPS Rebate Amount = $500 HELPS Rebate Amount = N/A
Yearly Operating Cost = $130 Yearly Operating Cost = $248
Annual Carbon Emissions = 382 lbs Annual Carbon Emissions = 2,235 lbs
Lifespan/Warranty = 10 Years Lifespan/Warranty = 9 Years
Cost After 10 Years = $1,968 Cost After 10 Years = $2,968
Savings = $1,014 Savings = N/A

View download or print the Cost Comparison PDF.

Rates were calculated based on a usage of 50 gallons of hot water per day.
Carbon emissions from heat pump water heaters come from non-renewable energy sources.

Heat Pump Water Heaters vs. Oil Water Heaters Comparison

Considering Switching to a Heat Pump Water Heater? You Could Get up to a $500 Rebate and Save on Your Monthly Electricity Bills!

For West Boylston Municipal Light Plant customers, heat pump water heaters give you the following benefits:

  • Produce 11x less CO2 emissions than oil water heating
  • Have twice the product warranty
  • Are 4x less expensive to operate annually
Heat Pump Water Heater = (50 gallon tank) Oil Water Heater = (32 gallon tank)
Device Price = $1,169 Device Price = $1,275
HELPS Rebate Amount = $500 HELPS Rebate Amount = N/A
Yearly Operating Cost = $130 Yearly Operating Cost = $582
Annual Carbon Emissions = 382 lbs Annual Carbon Emissions = 4,342 lbs
Lifespan/Warranty = 10 Years Lifespan/Warranty = 5 Years
Cost After 10 Years = $1,968 Cost After 10 Years = $7,095
Savings = $5,127 Savings = N/A

View download or print the Cost Comparison PDF.

Rates were calculated based on a usage of 50 gallons of hot water per day.
Carbon emissions from heat pump water heaters come from non-renewable energy sources.

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