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Touchstone Energy Home
$750 rebate for newly constructed home that meets Touchstone Energy Standards. Requires use of Touchstone Energy Home Prescriptive Path checklist, or a HERS Index rating of 79 or lower; requires installation of an electric water heater and an electric heat pump or geothermal heating/cooling system; heat pump must have a SEER rating of 14 or higher, with an HSPF of 8.2; geothermal must meet ARI 325 standards. Home inspection required before drywall is applied and during various stages of construction to verify rebate requirements are being met; call today to schedule a meeting with our energy advisor.
Heat Pump Retrofit
Incentives for residential customers to replace their existing electric resistance heat source with a high-efficiency heat pump. Rebate amounts are as follows:
$750 – 14 SEER, 8.0 HSPF
$1000 – 15 SEER or higher, 8.5 HSPF or higher
Requires energy advisor visit to verify new equipment meets standards for rebate. Please note: If you are replacing an existing heat pump with a new heat pump, this does not qualify for the rebate. Dual-fuel systems do not qualify for this rebate.
Incentives for improved insulation and weatherization upgrades (i.e., windows, doors, etc.) for homes older than two years, with electricity as primary heat source; $40 per 1,000 BTU saved, with a maximum of $520 per home.
Peak demand usage conservation program; offers credits for participating A/C and water heater units. For more info see “Simple Saver” article at top.
ENERGY STAR Appliance Rebates
This program provides rebates to members who purchase and install ENERGY STAR-certified appliances. Rebates range from $50 to $300 as follows:
Clothes Washer $75
Heat Pump Water Heater $300
Heat Pump $300
Central Air Conditioning $300
Appliance Recycling Program
This new program offers you a chance to recycle that old refrigerator or freezer you have sitting in your garage or basement. Your reward for getting rid of your inefficient, working appliance is $50.
- Qualifying refrigerators and freezers must be between 7.75-30 cubic feet and in working condition.
- They must be plugged in and the compressor must be running at the scheduled pickup time.
- Refrigerators/freezers must be empty, defrosted, and water lines disconnected.
Call 1-844-HAUL4ME to schedule your free pickup. Have your account number ready when calling.
ENERGY STAR Manufactured Home Program
If you’re thinking of purchasing a new manufactured home, be sure to request the ENERGY STAR Manufactured Home Program to your salesperson. You may be eligible for an ENERGY STAR-certified upgrade at no additional cost. In most cases, manufactured homes installed in our co-op service territory may be upgraded to ENERGY STAR standards through this energy-efficiency program. Right now, that’s an average savings of about $1,100 each year or about $90 a month on your electric bill.