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Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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APS - Residential Energy Efficient Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 04/12/2013
Program Overview:
State: Arizona
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Refrigerators, Lighting, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Pool Pumps, Refrigerator Recycling
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Heat Pumps/AC Units: $270
Insulation, Duct Repair and Air Sealing: 75% of cost
Refrigerator Recycling: $30
Lighting: Store Discounts
Maximum Incentive:Duct Repairs: $250
Sealing Air Leaks: $250
Attic Insulation: $250
Pool Pumps: $200
Equipment Requirements:Heat Pumps/AC Units: 10.8 EER; SEER requirements vary (minimum 13)
Existing insulation must have value of R-19 or less: replacement insulation qualifies for rebate through value of R-30
Installation Requirements:For the APS AC Rebate, units must be installed by an APS qualified contractor
For the Duct Test and Repair Rebate, tests and repairs must be done by a Building Performance Institute (BPI) Certified Contractor.
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APS offers a $270 rebate to its residential customers who upgrade their AC units or heat pumps. AC units must meet both the SEER and EER values and be replacements for less efficient equipment in existing homes. To apply for this rebate, fill out the application and mail it to APS along with an invoice from a licensed contractor indicating proof of installation. Installation must be completed by an APS Qualified Contractor in accordance with APS' Quality Installation standards. Instructions on how to find an APS qualified contractor are listed on the website.
APS customers who sign up for a $99 home assessment become eligible for special rebates of up to 75% of the cost of air leak and duct sealing, and improving insulation.  Individually, these rebates are capped at $250. Visit the program website for specific details and program requirements.

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