CL&P - Residential Heating and Cooling Rebates (Connecticut)
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Financial Incentive Program
|Name||CL&P - Residential Heating and Cooling Rebates|
|Incentive Type||Utility Rebate Program|
|Applicable Sector||Residential, Multi-Family Residential|
|Eligible Technologies||Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Geothermal Heat Pumps|
|Energy Category||Renewable Energy Incentive Programs, Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| Air Conditioning: 500/unit or home|
Air Source Heat Pump: 500/unit or home
|Eligible System Size||Varies depending on technology|
|Expiration Date||Dependent on funding|
|Funding Source||Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund|
|Maximum Incentive|| HVAC: 500|
Geothermal Heat Pump: 1,500
|Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits||Utility|
|Program Administrator||Customer Service|
|Date added to DSIRE||2009-01-31|
|Last DSIRE Review||2011-01-18|
Through the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund, Connecticut Light and Power (CL&P) offers several rebate programs for its customers. Rebate funding is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Customers may receive $500 rebate for installing ENERGY STAR electric central air conditioning or electric heat pump systems. The systems must meet certain Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) and certain Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER). Installations may be on new or existing homes. Equipment must be installed by a licensed contractor.
Geothermal Heat Pumps
CL&P Geothermal rebates are based on performance measurements rather than rated capacity, since design and installation impacts performance. Geothermal equipment must be ENERGY STAR-rated and A.H.R.I.-rated to qualify (Air Conditioning Heating and Refrigeration Institute: www.ahrinet.org). Customers wishing to apply must also submit a completed Verification of Installed Performance (VIP) worksheet. The rebate is $500 per ton for successfully commissioned geothermal systems. The geothermal rebate is capped at $1,500 per customer meter.
Ductless Split Heat Pump
CL&P is offering a rebate of $500 or $1,000 for residential customers who purchase and install a ductless split heat pump as the primary heat source for a unit. Rebate amount varies by efficiency standards. Larger rebate requires that the home previously was heated by hard-wired, permanent electric resistance heat. The system must be Energy Star qualified and have a heating efficiency of HSPF of 10 or greater. Customers receiving the $500 rebate must have system of at least 14 SEER, 11.5 EER, and 8.2 HSPF. See rebate form on web site listed above. Follow all instructions on web site and application forms.
|Contact Name||Connecticut Light and Power|
|Address||P.O. Box 270|
|Phone 2||(800) 286-2000|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.