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Firelands Electric Cooperative - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 02/07/2013
Program Overview:
State: Ohio
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Water Heaters, Heat pumps, HVAC Controls
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Geothermal Heat Pump: $800
Air Source Heat Pump: $500
Dual Fuel Heat Pump: $250
Electric Water Heater: $100-$300
HVAC Controls: $100
Eligible System Size:Water Heater: 50 Gallon or larger
Equipment Requirements:All Heat Pumps: Must be new. Replacement heat pumps do not qualify for rebates.
Geothermal Heat Pumps (Closed Loop): EER 16.1; COP 3.5
Geothermal Heat Pumps (Open Loop): EER 18.2; COP 3.8
Air-Source Heat Pumps (Split): SEER 15.0; EER 12.5; HSPF 8.5
Air-Source Heat Pumps (Package): SEER 14.0; EER 12.0; HSPF 8.0
Water Heaters: 0.90 or greater Energy Factor (EF)
Installation Requirements:Water heaters, geothermal, and air-source heat pumps must be installed at a location receiving electric service from Firelands Electric Cooperative
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Firelands Electric Cooperative (FEC) is offering rebates on energy efficient equipment to residential customers receiving electric service from FEC. Eligible equipment includes new Geothermal Heat Pumps, Air-Source Heat Pumps, Dual Fuel Heat Pumps, Electric Water Heaters, and HVAC controls. Geothermal and Air-Source Heat Pumps must be new and meet the efficiency requirements of the federal tax credit for Consumer Energy Efficiency standards, and meet all  of FEC's efficiency requirements. Electric Water Heaters must have an Energy Factor of 0.90 or greater. Participating customers must take part in Fireland's PeakBuster program. Visit program web site listed above for other program information or to find application information.



  Firelands Electric Cooperative
One Energy Place
P.O. Box 32
New London, OH 44851
Phone: (419) 929-1571
Web Site:
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