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PECO Energy (Electric) – Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 11/03/2014
Program Overview:
State: Pennsylvania
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Pool Pumps, Room Air Conditioners
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Multi-Family Residential
Amount:Effective June 1, 2014:
Central A/C: $300 to $400
Air-Source Heat Pump: $400
Geothermal Heat Pump: $200/ton
Desuperheater: $150
Heat Pump Water Heater: $400
Storage Tank Electric Water Heater: $50
Room Air Conditioner: $50
Refrigerator: $75
Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling: $50
Pool Pump: $200
Furnace Fan: $150
Equipment Requirements:ENERGY STAR refrigerators, and ENERGY STAR room air conditioners
ENERGY STAR Central A/C: 15 to 16+ SEER, 12 EER or higher
ENERGY STAR Air Source Heat Pump: 15 to 16+ SEER, 12 EER or higher, 8.2 HSPF
ENERGY STAR Geothermal Heat Pump: minimum coefficient of performance of 3.3
ENERGY STAR Heat Pump Water heater minimum 2.3 EF
Electric Water Heater: minimum .93 EF
Pool Pump (in ground pool only)
Desuperheater: with geothermal installation only
Furnace Fan: with new furnace only
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PECO electric service customers are eligible for rebates on ENERGY STAR qualified appliances and HVAC equipment. Whether eligible technologies are purchased through a retail store or a contractor, customers should fill out a rebate form and attach a paid receipt.  PECO will also pick up, recycle, and provide rebates for an old refrigerator or freezer. Lighting discounts are also available through selected retailers. Fuel switching rebates may also be available to PECO customers. Program term is June 1, 2014 to May 31, 2015. Contact PECO for more information on these offerings.

  PECO Efficiency Rebates
PECO Smart Home Rebates
PO Box 40088
Portland, OR 97240-0088
Phone: (888) 573-2672
Web Site:
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Disclaimer: The information presented on the DSIRE web site provides an unofficial overview of financial incentives and other policies. It does not constitute professional tax advice or other professional financial guidance, and it should not be used as the only source of information when making purchasing decisions, investment decisions or tax decisions, or when executing other binding agreements. Please refer to the individual contact provided below each summary to verify that a specific financial incentive or other policy applies to your project.

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