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Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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MidAmerican Energy (Gas) - Commercial EnergyAdvantage Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 11/08/2012
Program Overview:
State: Iowa
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Water Heaters, Furnaces , Boilers, Programmable Thermostats, Building Insulation, Windows, Food Service Equipment, Furnace Fan, Tankless Water Heaters
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Nonprofit, Local Government, State Government, Fed. Government
Amount:Furnaces: $250-$400
Fan Motors for Natural Gas Furnaces: $50
Boilers: $150-$400 or $0.80/MBtuh x $0.20/TE over 82
Water Heaters/Tankless Water Heaters: $50-$300 or $0.80/MBtuh x $0.20/TE over 85
Programmable Thermostats: $20
Commercial Cooking Equipment: $200 - $500
Window Film: $2/sq. ft.
Doors: 2.25/sq. ft.-$50
Attic/Roof/Sidewall Insulation: $0.01 - $0.015 x (R-value increase x Area in square ft.)
Weather Stripping/Caulking/Foam Backer Rod: 70% of cost up to $525
Equipment Requirements:See applicable program brochure on program website for respective equipment requirements
Installation Requirements:Incentives exceeding $10,000 require preapproval by MidAmerican
Start Date:1/1/2012
Expiration Date:12/31/2012
Web Site:

MidAmerican Energy offers a variety of incentives for commercial natural gas customers to improve the energy efficiency of facilities. Rebates are generally available to both gas and electric customers. Natural gas customers are eligible for HVAC, food service, and insulation incentives. Detailed information regarding incentive amounts, program instructions and equipment requirements are located on the program web site listed above. Only MidAmerican customers may receive rebates if the purchased equipment is eligible. Rebate application forms are available on the utility web site.

  EnergyAdvantage Programs
MidAmerican Energy
P.O. Box 7232
Des Moines, IA 50309-7232
Phone: (800) 894-9599
Fax: (515) 244-8825
Web Site:
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