Hutchinson Utilities Commission - Residential Energy Efficiency Program (Minnesota)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota

Name Hutchinson Utilities Commission - Residential Energy Efficiency Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Dehumidifiers, Dishwasher, Furnaces, Heat pumps, Lighting, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Ceiling Fan, Tankless Water Heaters
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Natural Gas Furnaces: $150-$250, depending on efficiency

Natural Gas Furnace Tune-up: $25
ECM Motor: $75
Natural Gas Boilers: $200
Central Air Conditioners: $250
Central Air Conditioner Tune-up: $25
Tankless Gas Water Heaters: $150
Storage Gas Water Heaters: $50
Air Source Heat Pumps: $75/ton
Geothermal Heat Pump: $150/ton
Clothes Washers: $75
Refrigerators: $65
Dishwashers: $50
Dehumidifiers: $35
Freezers: $65
Ceiling Fans: $25
Programmable Thermostats: $15
CFLs: up to $15

Equipment Requirements Natural Gas Furnaces: 92% AFUE minimum

Natural Gas Boilers: 85% AFUE minimum
Central Air Conditioners: must be Energy Star; 14.5 SEER minimum
Tankless Gas Water Heaters: minimum EF of .82
Storage Gas Water Heaters: minimum EF of .62
Air Source Heat Pumps: Energy Star; 14.5 SEER minimum; 8+ HSPF
Geothermal Heat Pump: Energy Star; 14.1 EER minimum
All appliances, CFLs, and programmable thermostats must be Energy Star

Expiration Date program offered until expiration of funding

Installation Requirements Natural Gas Furnaces, Natural Gas Boilers, Central Air Conditioners, Heat Pumps, Water Heaters, and Tune-ups must be installed by a licensed professional contractor.

Maximum Incentive 500

Program Administrator Hutchinson Utilities Commission
Date added to DSIRE 2009-04-16
Last DSIRE Review 2012-05-13

References DSIRE[1]


Hutchinson Utilities Commission (HUC) offers a rebate of up to $500 to residents of Hutchinson who perform energy conservation improvements to their home. Rebates are available for a variety of energy efficient equipment including furnaces, boilers, air conditioners, geothermal and air-source heat pumps, water heaters, refrigerators, dishwashers, clothes washers, dehumidifiers, programmable thermostats, and CFLs. All equipment must meet certain energy efficiency standards listed on the program web site. Rebates are also available for air conditioner and furnace tune-ups.The rebate [ applications] must include an original itemized sales receipt and are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Energy Conservation Department
Department Hutchinson Utilities Commission

Address 225 Michigan St

Place Hutchinson, Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 55350
Phone (320) 234-0506
Phone 2 (320) 587-4746


  • 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)"