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Central Hudson Gas & Electric (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 10/16/2013
Program Overview:
State: New York
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Water Heaters, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Programmable Thermostats, Duct/Air sealing, Heat Pump Water Heaters, ECM Furnace Fans
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Central AC: $400 - $600, depending on efficiency
Air-source Heat Pumps: $400 - $600, depending on efficiency
Electronically Commutated Motor (ECM) Furnace Fans: $200
Electric Heat Pump Water Heaters: $400
Programmable Thermostats: $25
Air & Duct Sealing: $100/hour
Maximum Incentive:Air Sealing: $600
Equipment Requirements:Programmable Thermostats: must be Energy Star rated
Central AC: minimum SEER of 15, minimum EER of 12.5
Air-source Heat Pumps: minimum SEER of 15, minimum EER of 12, and minimum HSPF of 8.5
Electric Heat Pump Water Heaters: must have EF greater than 2.0
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The Home Energy SavingsCentral Program offers customers rebates of between $25 and $600 for energy efficient equipment and measures. This is for residential electric customers who upgrade heating, cooling or ventilation systems with specific types of energy efficient equipment. These rebates include efficient central air conditioners, central air-source heat pumps, electric heat pump water heaters, furnace blower fans, programmable thermostats, refrigerator recycling and duct and air sealing (with blower door and duct blaster testing).  Rebates for the following types of natural gas equipment are available as well: natural gas furnaces, natural gas boilers, boiler reset controls, steam boilers, and indirect water heaters. Contact Central Hudson Gas & Electric for more information on these programs.

  Central Hudson Gas & Electric
248 South Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone: (845) 486-5221
Phone 2: (800) 527-2714
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