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Cedar Falls Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 02/20/2014
Program Overview:
State: Iowa
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Dehumidifiers, Water Heaters, Lighting, Furnaces , Boilers, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Led Exit Signs, Appliance Recycling, LED Lighting
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Water Heaters: Varies
Clothes Washer: $50
Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling: $50
Window AC/Dehumidifier Recycling: $25
CFL: 50% of cost up to $5
LEDs: 50% of cost up to $10
Fluorescent Fixtures/Ceiling Fan Light Kits: $20 per fixture
Gas Boilers: $400
Gas Furnace: $400
Central A/C: $500 - $700
Geothermal Heat Pump: $300 - $600 per ton
Air Source Heat Pump: $600 - $700
Ductless Mini Split Systems: $200 - $300
Attic/Ceiling insulation/sealing: 60% of contracted labor, up to $1,000
Sidewall insulation/sealing: 60% of contracted labor, up to $1,000
Foundation Insulation: 60% of contracted labor, up to $1,000
Duct insulation/sealing: 60% of contracted labor, up to $1,000
Rim/Joist Band Insulation: 60% of contracted labor, up to $480
Air Sealing/Weatherstripping: 60% of contracted labor, up to $200
Doors: $25-$75
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The Cedar Falls Utilities (CFU) Energy Efficiency Rebate Program provides rebates for energy efficient heating and cooling equipment, thermal envelope improvements and appliance recycling. The amount of the rebate varies greatly by technology and all technology must meet specified energy efficiency requirements listed on the program web site. All recycled appliances must be in working condition and be picked up by CFU. All receipts must be mailed to CFU along with a completed application. Contact CFU for more information on this program.

  Cedar Falls Utilities
Energy Services
PO Box 769
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
Phone: (319) 266-1761
Phone 2: (319) 268-5378
Fax: (319) 266-2143
Web Site:
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