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Pump Up Your Energy Savings


Financial Incentives

  • Efficiency Maine rebates for up to $750 may be available, and some larger upgrade projects involving heat pump installations are eligible for rebates up to $5,000.
  • If you are a Bangor resident, an additional rebate may be available from the city through the Energy Smart Bangor Program

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Estimate Your Energy Savings

  • Use Efficiency Maine’s Cost of Heating Comparison Calculator to estimate the energy savings of a heat pump compared with other modern heating options. If you have an older heating system in your home or business, your savings could be higher.
  • Heat pumps are more than three times as efficient as a typical oil-fired system used by most Maine buildings.
  • If you use the heat pump consistently in place of less efficient heat, the heat pump will pay for itself with savings. Learn how to get the most out of your heat pump.
  • Once the heat pump is paid for, those savings go right back into your wallet.

Actual performance will vary building to building, but we expect heat pumps to be a great opportunity for our customers to take control of their energy costs and save over the life of the heat pump. (Please remember that while your heat pump is intended to offset your expenses from other fuel sources, your electricity use will increase.)


How Heat Pumps Work

Like an air conditioner or refrigerator, heat pumps work by using a compressor and refrigerant to move heat from one place to another. When a heat pump is in heating mode, it moves warmth from the outside air indoors. (Even cold winter air has heat in it!) When a heat pump is in cooling mode, it moves heat from inside the building to outside.


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  • The Maine Public District serves Aroostook County and a small piece of Penobscot County.

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