|Incentive Type:||Utility Rebate Program|
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:||Heat pumps|
|Incentive Amount:||Mini-Split Heat Pumps: 600; plus 7.75% financing if necessary|
|Equipment Requirements:||HSPF 10 or greater|
Bangor Hydro Electric Company offers a two-tiered incentive program for residential and small commercial customers. Mini-Split Heat Pumps are eligible for a rebate of $600, as well as a loan to cover the initial cost of the heat pump purchase. Financing is offered at 7.75% APR, for up to five years for approved customers. Bangor Hydro or Maine Public Service residential or small commercial customer in good standing may participate. Participating homes and business must use oil, propane, electric resistance heat or kerosene as the primary heat source and spend at least $1,400 on heat annually. The estimated energy savings associated with a new heat pump must cover the cost of the equipment, installation and loan (optional) over five years. Contact Bangor Hydro Electric Company for more information or see the program web site to view the online program application.