Energy Efficiency Fund (Electric) - Residential Heating and Cooling Rebates (Connecticut)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Energy Efficiency Fund (Electric) - Residential Heating and Cooling Rebates|
|Incentive Type||Utility Rebate Program|
|Applicable Sector||Multi-Family Residential, Residential|
|Eligible Technologies||Central Air conditioners, Heat pumps, Lighting|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| Ductless Split HVAC System: 500 (1000 if replacing electric heat)|
Geothermal Heat Pump: 1050-2000/ton
|Equipment Requirements|| AHRI Rated Unitary A/C and Split System 14.5 SEER / 12 EER |
AHRI Rated Air to Air Heat Pump Systems 14.5 SEER / 12 EER / 8.2 HSPF
|Funding Source||Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund|
|Program Administrator||UI, CL&P, SCG, CNG, and Yankeegas|
|Date added to DSIRE||2009-01-31|
|Last DSIRE Review||2011-01-18|
Through the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund (CEEF), Connecticut Light and Power, United Illuminating, Connecticut Natural Gas, Southern Connecticut Gas, and Yankeegas customers 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.
Rebates are offered from CEEF for Ductless Heat Pumps and Connecticut Clean Energy Fund for Geothermal Heat Pumps based on performance measurements. Residential customers who purchase and install an air to air heat pump as the primary heat source for a unit can collect up to $1000 in rebates. Customers receiving the rebate must meet efficiency requirements stated on program website and application. See rebate form on web site listed above. Follow all instructions on web site and application forms.
Marked Energy Star qualified lighting fixtures are also available for rebates. These products are located on the Energy Star Retail Products tab on the website listed above. See the program website for additional information and application materials.
*Low-cost equipment replacement financing is available to customers who make equipment, insulation or air sealing upgrades while renovating as a result of Hurricane Sandy damage. Additionally, $3,000,000 in in short-term funding has been made available for residents and businesses replacing furnaces, boilers, hot water heaters and refrigerators as a result of damage from Hurricane Sandy.
|Contact Name||Christopher Ehlert|
|Department||The United Illuminating Company|
|Address||157 Church St|
|Place||New Haven, Connecticut|
|Contact Name||Connecticut Residential HVAC Incentive Application|
|Address||40 Washington St., Suite 2000|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.