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Electric Heat Rebates

Energy Efficiency Credit Program: 2018

Northwest Rural Public Power District and Tri-State G&T Association, our power supplier, offer rebates through our Energy Efficiency Credit Program to our customers who install energy-efficient heat pumps and HVAC equipment.  Rebates must be requested within 120 days of installation.

EER= Energy Efficiency Ratio
SEER=Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating
HSPF=Heating Seasonal Performance Factor
COP=Co-efficent Of Performance

Energy Star Rating - A complete list of energy star equipment is available at www.energystar.gov additional HVAC efficiency ratings can be found at www.ceedirectory.org

Heat Pumps -- Tri-State's Contribution

Minimum qualifying load for central, split and mini-split heat pump installation is 1 ton, and for terminal unit heat pumps is 12,000 BTU/hour rated capacity.

Central Air Source Heat Pump 

  • MINIMUM 15 SEER - Per Ton Rebate, with $ / ton based on 2 levels of SEER rating
  • 15 - 17 SEER  $300 / Ton
  • Above 17 SEER  $450 / Ton
  • Terminal units (PTACs similar to the typical under-window hotel room units): $85/unit

Groundwater Source or Closed Loop Heat Pump: $500 / ton for ground source systems such as residential or commercial ground source closed loop or ground water source

Heat Pumps -- Northwest Rural's Contribution

Central Air Source Heat Pump

 $150 / ton when - conversion from any fuel source other than electric, and New heat pump as part of a new build regardless of SEER rating.

  • Terminal units (PTACs similar to the typical under-window hotel room units): $42.50/unit

Groundwater Source or Closed Loop Heat Pump: $150 / ton when - conversion from any fuel source other than electric, and New heat pump as part of a new build regardless of SEER rating.

HVAC -- Tri-State's Contribution

Controlled Electric Units

  • Electric Thermal Storage units/timers: $16/kW
  • Thermal Slabs/timers: $12/kW

HVAC -- Northwest Rural's Contribution

Uncontrolled Electric Units

  • Resistive heating units, i.e. baseboards, cove heaters, ceiling panels, etc: $8/kW
  • Electric Thermal Storage units: $12/kW

Controlled Electric Units

  • Electric Thermal Storage units/timers: $4/kW
  • Thermal Slabs/timers: $4/kW

Applies only to electric thermal storage heating installations that are purchased by, or leased to, Northwest consumer's and ETS incentives apply to new and replacement installations.  Minimum qualifying load for ETS is 1 kW.

Note: Rebates must be requested within 120 days of installation.

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