Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency
Last DSIRE Review: 08/08/2012
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Clothes Washers, Refrigerators, Dehumidifiers, Water Heaters, Lighting, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Room Air Conditioners, Appliance Recycling, HVAC Tune-Up, Heat Pump Water Heater
|Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
||Geothermal Heat Pumps
|Amount:||Walk-Through Audit: Reduced customer fee of $50|
Whole House Audit: $300
Clothes Washer: $75
Room AC: $25
Refrigerator Recycling: $50
Freezer Recycling: $50
Room AC Unit Recycling: $25
Tank Water Heaters: $50
Heat Pump Water Heaters: Up to $300
Central AC: $150 - $300
Heat Pump: Up to $400
HVAC System Tune-Up: $60
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $217/ton
|Maximum Incentive:||Room AC/Room AC Recycling: Limit 3|
All Other Appliances: Limit 1 per household
|Equipment Requirements:||Appliances: Energy Star qualified|
Heat Pump Water Heater: EF 2.0
Tank Water Heater: EF .93
Refrigerator/Freezer: Old unit must be recycled properly and be between 10-30 cu. ft.
Central AC: SEER 14.5, 12 EER
Heat Pump: SEER 14.5, 12 EER, 12.5 HSPF
Geothermal Heat Pumps: EnergyStar qualified
FirstEnergy (West Penn Power) offers a variety of incentives to Pennsylvania residential customers who are interested in upgrading to more energy efficient appliances and equipment. Rebates are available on washers, refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers, appliance recycling, CFL light bulbs, room ac units, water heaters, central ac units, heat pumps and geothermal heat pumps. Most appliances are only eligible for one rebate per customer per year, however room ac units have a maximum limit of 3 per customer. All efficiency and equipment standards on the program web site and forms must be met in order to receive rebates. See program web site listed above for more information on eligible equipment and program guidelines. Customers are asked to allow six to eight weeks for processing.
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