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Clean Heating and Cooling

Clean Heating and Cooling Resources

Clean heating and cooling (CH&C) equipment (also known as renewable thermal) can be used to reduce fossil fuel consumption, greenhouse gas emissions and operating costs. Established technologies include air-source heat pumps, ground-source heat pumps, solar thermal and modern wood heating.

Good applications for these technologies include:

  • New construction
  • Replacement of failing equipment
  • Upgrades to equipment that is expensive to operate (such as electric resistance heating, older boilers or furnaces or window air conditioners), has high emissions (such as oil-fueled equipment) or is unreliable or difficult to maintain

CEE's Selection of Clean Heating & Cooling fact sheet will help you determine the best CH&C technology options for your facility. The links below provide further information on CH&C technologies, organizations, and resources.

Overview of Clean Heating and Cooling Technologies

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Programs

Mass Save®

Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources


Case Studies

Building Envelope and Weatherization