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Linn County Rural Electric Cooperative - Agricultural 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, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Heat recovery, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Motors, Motor VFDs, Agricultural Equipment, Room Air Conditioners, Commercial Refrigeration Equipment, Heat Pump Water Heaters, Dairy Equipment, Indoor Air Quality Equipment, Ventilation Equipment, Desuperheater, Television, Compressor Replacement, Heat Pump Replacement, LED Lighting
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Agricultural
Amount:Indoor Agricultural Lighting: Varies; see program web site
Dairy/Livestock: Varies
Outdoor Lighting: Varies
Ventilation Fans: $3/inch diameter
Circulation Fan: $1/inch diameter
High Volume Low Speed Fans: $35/foot diameter
Variable Speed Drives: $40/HP
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $350/ton
Air Source Heat Pumps: $225/ton
Heat Pump Unit Replacement: $150/ton
Compressor Replacement: $100/ton
Central AC: $100 - $150/unit
Electronic Air Filters: $50/unit
Radon Abatement Systems/UV Air Purifiers: $50/unit
Heat Recovery Ventilators: $125/controlled ton recovered
Heat Pump Water Heater: $500/unit
Electric Water Heater: $100 - $500
Desuperheater = $100 (when combined with geothermal system with 2 electric water heater tanks)
Refrigerators/Freezers: $25
Room 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
Maximum Incentive:50% of installed costs
Geothermal Heat Pumps: 20 tons
General: See equipment brochure for specific technology incentive caps
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 equipment rebates to agricultural customers. Qualifying agricultural customers are eligible to receive rebates on geothermal heat pumps, air source heat pumps, central air conditioning, a variety of dairy equipment, heat lamps and pads, equipment controls, recovery ventilators, circulation fans, motors, variable speed drives, lighting equipment, electric water heaters, and various Energy Star appliances. All program rules, equipment requirements, and procedures must be met in order to receive rebates. View the program web site to locate important equipment requirements and program information. 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
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