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Barron Electric Cooperative - Energy Star Appliance and Energy Efficient Lighting Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 10/15/2014
Program Overview:
State: Wisconsin
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Refrigerators, Dehumidifiers, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Room Air Conditioners, LED Lighting
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Residential, Nonprofit, Multi-Family Residential, Agricultural, Any member receiving electric service from BEC
Amount:Clothes Washer: $25
Dishwasher: $25
Dehumidifier: $25
Refrigerator: $25
Room A/C: $25
Refrigerator or Freezer Recycling: up to $25
Room A/C Unit Recycling: up to $25
Central A/C: $40 - $80/ton
Air-Source Heat Pump: $150/ton
Geothermal Heat Pump: $300/ton
Commercial A/C: $40/ton
Package Terminal Heat Pump: $150/ton
CFL: $1 -$3 Per Lamp
CFL Fixtures-Hardwired: $5 Per Unit
LED Lamp (least 5 watts): $3 Per Lamp
LED Security Lighting: $15 Per Fixture
Occupancy Sensor: $5
Pulse Start Metal Halide: $15 Per Fixture
T5/T8 Fixtures: $4 - $6 Per Lamp/Bulb
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Barron Electric Cooperative (BEC) offers rebates to any member receiving electrical service for the purchase of Energy Star appliances and energy efficient lighting. All appliance rebates are $25 dollars, and additional $25 rebate is available for refrigerator or freezer recycling. Lighting rebates range from $1 to $15 on CFL bulbs, CFL hardwired fixtures and indoor and outdoor LED lighting. Measures such as sensors and smart strips are also available through this program. All rebates are issued in the form of a credit to the member's electric account. Rebates may not exceed the purchase price and items must have been purchased in the current program year. Customers can download the rebate application form from the program web site.


  Member Services Department - BEC
Barron Electric Cooperative
1434 State Highway 25 North
P.O. Box 40
Barron, WI 54812
Phone: (715) 537-3171
Phone 2: (800) 322-1008
Web Site:
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