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Water Heater & Heat Pump Rebate

The new efficiency requirements and rebate amounts are as follows:

Water Heaters

  • Must be a minimum of 40 gallons
  • Less than 60 gallons must have a minimum Energy Factor (EF) of 0.93.
  • 60 gallons or greater must have a minimum EF of 0.91.
  • The rebate, no matter if it is new construction, gas-to-electric, or electric-to-electric, is $100 for a non-lifetime water heater and $150 for a lifetime water heater.

Air Source Heat Pump

  • Minimum unit size of 2 tons.
  • Must have a minimum Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) of 14.5
  • Must have a minimum Heating Seasonal Performance Factor (HSPF) of 8.2.
  • Rebate amounts are $100 per ton of a 14.5 SEER, $150 per ton for a 15.5 SEER, and $200 per ton for 16.5 SEER and above.

Ground Source Heat Pump

  • Minimum unit size is 2 tons.
  • Open loop – Must have a minimum Coefficient of Performance (COP) of 3.6 and a minimum Energy Efficiency Rating (EER) of 16.2.
  • Closed loop – Must have a minimum COP of 3.3 and a minimum EER of 14.1.
  • Rebate amount is $125 per half – ton

Electric Heat

  • Electric resistance heat will no longer qualify for a rebate.


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