Bartholomew County REMC - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Indiana)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Indiana

Name Bartholomew County REMC - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Heat pumps, Water Heaters, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Heat Pump Water Heaters
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Geothermal Pump (New Construction/Conversion): $1,000

Geothermal Pump (Upgrade): $400
Air Source Heat Pumps : $300 - $1,000
Central Air Conditioner: $200 - $400
Water Heater (New Construction/Conversion): $150 - $250
Water Heater (Upgrade): $50 - $150
Heat Pump Water Heater: $300 - $400

Eligible System Size Water Heater: minimum size of 40 gallons

Heat Pumps: minimum SEER 14

Equipment Requirements Rebates on some equipment varies by size, efficiency and other factors

Central Air Conditioner/Air Source Heat Pumps: 14 SEER minimum, incentives vary depending whether home is new, efficiency of the system, and the type of system replaced
Water Heaters: must have a .90 Energy Factor or greater, dual elements (max. 5,500 watts), and a temperature and pressure relief valve installed

Expiration Date 2013-12-31

Program Administrator Bartholomew County REMC
Date added to DSIRE 2007-08-09
Last DSIRE Review 2013-03-11

References DSIRE[1]


Bartholomew County Rural Electric Membership (BCREM) Cooperative provides its residential customers with rebates for geothermal and air source heat pumps, central air conditioners, and new high efficiency electric water heaters. Equipment must meet certain energy efficiency standards listed above and on the BCREM web site. Customers must show proof of sale, make, serial and model numbers, size of unit, and energy efficiency rating for the qualifying equipment installed. See the incentive brochure on the program website for detailed program guidelines and equipment requirements.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Customer Service
Department Bartholomew County REMC

Address 1502 Southpark Ct

Place Columbus, Indiana
Zip/Postal Code 47201
Phone (812) 372-2546


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"