Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency
Last DSIRE Review: 04/12/2012
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Clothes Washers, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Room Air Conditioners, LED Lighting, Air conditioner tune-up
|Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
||Geothermal Heat Pumps
|Amount:||Central A/C: $180 - $330 depending on SEER rating |
Room A/C: $50
Air-Source Heat Pump: $480 - $630 depending on SEER rating
Geothermal Heat Pump: $400/ton
Refrigerator Recycling: $75
Clothes Washer: $65, depending on efficiency
Water Heater: $200
A/C tune-up: $60
Furnace Fan with ECM: $50 - $100
|Equipment Requirements:||All equipment must be ENERGY STAR rated to qualify for rebates|
Central A/C: 14.5 SEER minimum
Clothes Washer: 5.5 Water Factor Maximum
Heat Pumps: 14.5 SEER or higher
Water Heaters: must have an energy factor of 0.91 or higher and be enrolled in the Off-Peak Water Heating Program
|Installation Requirements:||Central A/C and heat pumps must be installed by a registered HVAC-certified contractor|
Elk River Municipal Utilities provides rebates to residential electric customers who purchase and install Energy Star rated appliances and HVAC equipment. Eligible equipment includes:
- Central and Room A/C
- Air-Source and Geothermal Heat Pumps
- Clothes Washers
- Refrigerator Recycling
- Water Heaters
In order to receive rebates for appliances, rebate application must be jointly filled out with appliance dealer. Installation of central A/C and heat pumps must be done by a pre-approved HVAC-certified contractor.
In addition to appliance rebate opportunities, Elk River Municipal Utilities also offers reimbursement for A/C tune-ups conducted by HVAC contractors. More information, including rebate applications and a list of pre-approved contractors, may be found at the web site listed above.
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