Efficiency Rebate Program for Residential Consumers
OEC is committed to helping its members make wise energy choices, conserve electricity and save money on their utility bills. To that end, the co-op offers rebates for the installation of energy efficient heat pumps and water heaters. Before purchasing and/or installing a heat pump, we recommend you:
Only OEC members qualify for rebates, and the following conditions must be met:
Heat Pump Rebates
To qualify for the rebate levels below, installation must be completed on or after Aug. 28, 2012. (Call RJ Mapes at the above number for rebate terms for installations prior to this date.)
Rebates are available for the installation of heat pumps in the following instances:
There are several rebate levels. SEER must be verifiable in the most recent Air Conditioning Research Institute manual.
Rebates are as follows:
The air-source rebate is available for new construction or if converting from a gas furnace. It is not available for air-source replacement.
The geothermal rebate is available for new construction, conversion from gas furnace, or an air-source upgrade. It is not available for replacing an existing geothermal system.
Geothermal systems must be total electric to qualify at the geothermal level rebate. Gas back-up geothermal systems qualify at the air-source level.
*Maximum rebate is $5,000
Electric Water Heater Rebates
Rebates are available for the installation of new electric water heaters in the following instances:
Water heaters must meet the following requirements to be eligible:
Rebates are $180 per eligible electric water heater installed.