If you've been thinking about installing an energy-efficient heat pump in your home or office, now is a great time to do so. Governor Mills recently announced that the rebate for certain heat pumps is doubling, from $500 to $1,000 for the first unit installed, and from $250 to $500 for the second unit. The move is part of a larger goal,
prompted by a bill from my colleague Sen. Mark Lawrence, D-Eliot
, to install 100,000 heat pumps across the state over the next five years. This is a great initiative to help Mainers save on their heating bills and help support local business. To learn more,
Also, make sure to visit the
Efficiency Maine website
to read up on other energy-saving initiatives that we have in Maine.