Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency
Last DSIRE Review: 06/08/2012
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Water Heaters, Furnaces , Boilers, Programmable Thermostats, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Natural Gas, Indirect Water Heaters
|Amount:||Forced-air furnaces: $150-$400|
Natural gas boiler: $300
Natural gas condensing boiler: $500
Natural gas water heater: $70-$100
Storage tank indirect water heater: $200
Attic Air Sealing: 50% of cost, up to $200
Attic/Wall Insulation: 50% of cost, up to $150
Energy Audit: Reduced Cost
Programmable thermostat installed with heating system: $25
Air Sealing/Weatherization: 50% of cost
|Maximum Incentive:||Air Sealing/Weatherization: $350|
|Equipment Requirements:||Furnaces: 92%-93.9% AFUE ($150), 94%-95.9% AFUE ($300), 96% AFUE and higher ($400)|
Boiler: 83.5% AFUE and higher
Condensing boiler: 91% AFUE or higher
Storage tank water heater: 0.62 EF and higher ($70), 0.64 EF and higher ($85), 0.67 EF and higher ($100)
Indirect water heater: Installed with an 91% AFUE or higher condensing boiler
Qualifying equipment includes atmospheric, power or direct vent models. Tankless and hybrid models do not qualify.
CenterPoint Energy offers residential high-efficiency heating system and water heater rebates to Minnesota customers. These systems can greatly enhance savings and performance in residences which install high efficiency equipment. All equipment requirements must be met in order to receive rebate. Rebate forms must be turned in by Dec 31, 2012. See program web site and application forms for other program details.
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