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Linn County Rural Electric Cooperative - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 06/27/2012
Program Overview:
State: Iowa
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Refrigerators, Dehumidifiers, Water Heaters, Lighting, Chillers , Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Heat recovery, Motor VFDs, Agricultural Equipment, Custom/Others pending approval, Room Air Conditioners, Commercial Refrigeration Equipment, Heat Pump Water Heaters, LED Lighting, Appliance Recycling, Energy Star Television
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Nonprofit
Amount:Geothermal Heat Pumps: $350/ton
Air Source Heat Pumps: $200/ton
Central AC (Split Units): $25/ton
Air-Cooled Chillers: $20/ton
Water-Cooled Chillers: $30/ton
Heat Recovery Ventilators: $180/controlled ton recovered
Variable Speed Drives: $40/HP
Lighting: Varies widely, see program web site
Commercial Refrigerators: $50 - $175
Commercial Freezers: $25 - $100
Electric Water Heater: $100 - $500
Desuperheater: $100 (if combined with geothermal system with 2 electric water heater tanks)
Refrigerators/Freezers: $25
Window AC: $25
Dehumidifier: $25
Dishwasher: $25, bonus $25 if electric water heater installed
Clothes Washer: $25, bonus $25 if electric water heater installed, additional $25 bonus if electric dryer installed
Energy Star Television: $50
Appliance Recycling: $25 - $50
Custom Measures: Varies, contact Linn County RECA
Maximum Incentive:50% of installed costs
Geothermal Heat Pumps: 20 tons
Equipment Requirements:Appliances: Must be Energy Star
See program web site for full equipment requirements
Web Site:
Linn County Rural Electric Cooperative Association (Linn County RECA) is a member-owned cooperative. To encourage energy efficiency, Linn County offers a number of rebates to commercial customers. Owners of both New Construction and Existing Buildings are eligible for nearly identical rebates on geothermal heat pumps, air source heat pumps, central air conditioning, air and water cooled chillers, recovery ventilators, motors, variable speed drives, lighting equipment, commercial refrigerators and freezers, electric water heaters, and various Energy Star appliances. Owners of existing buildings are also eligible for a custom rebate. Contact Linn County RECA for precise requirements and rebate amounts. View the program web site to locate all equipment requirements and program procedures. Contact Linn County RECA for more information on this program and to ensure eligibility.


  Program Manger - LCREC
Linn County Rural Electric Cooperative Association
5695 REC Drive
P.O. Box 69
Marion, IA 52302
Phone: (319) 377-1587
Web Site:
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