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Xcel Energy (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs   

Last DSIRE Review: 11/05/2012
Program Overview:
State: Colorado
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Refrigerators, Lighting, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Led Exit Signs, Evaporative Coolers, Heat Pump Water Heater, LED Lighting, Refrigerator Recycling
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Refrigerator Recycling: $50
A/C and Heat Pumps: $500-$1100
Evaporative Cooling (Standard System): $100-$250/unit
Evaporative Cooling (Premium System): $500-$600/unit
Evaporative Cooling (Whole House System): $1000/unit
Ground Source Heat Pumps: $300/ton
Electric Pump Water Heater: $450
Attic/Wall Insulation, Air Sealing and Weatherstripping: 20% of cost
Discounted CFLs & LEDs at retailers, for locations visit responsiblebynature.com
Home Performance with ENERGY STAR: average rebate amount of $710
Maximum Incentive:Evaporative Cooling: $1000
High Efficiency A/C: $1000
Insulation: $300
Eligible System Size:Ground Source Heat Pumps: 5 ton limit
Start Date:1/1/2011
Expiration Date:12/31/2012
Web Site: http://www.xcelenergy.com/xe-en/Save_Money_&_Energy/Find_a_Rebate
Summary:

Xcel Energy residential customers in Colorado can qualify for cash incentives on a variety of energy efficient products and home improvements. Standard rebates are available for heat pumps, evaporative coolers, central A/C systems, ground source heat pumps, heat pump water heaters and insulation which meet the program requirements. Rebate program expiration dates may vary depending on the technology. Consult the program web site for more specific information on the rebate structure. Only equipment which meet minimum efficiency standards will be included in rebate program. Measures may require installation by pre-qualified contractors and are subject to Xcel Energy installation verification. 


 
Contact:
  Xcel Energy Rebate Operations
Xcel Energy
Residential Programs
P.O. Box 829
Minneapolis, MN 55440-0829
Phone: (800) 895-4999
Phone 2: (651) 994-1234
E-Mail: Inquire@xcelenergy.com
Web Site: http://www.xcelenergy.com/
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