Kansas City Power & Light - Cool Homes Residential Rebate Program (Kansas)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Kansas

Name Kansas City Power and Light - Cool Homes Residential Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Multi-Family Residential, Residential
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Heat pumps, Programmable Thermostats
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount A/C or Heat Pump SEER 14/15: $650

A/C or Heat Pump SEER 16+: $850
Free Programmable Thermostat: worth $300.

Equipment Requirements Minimum SEER of 14, must replace system with an EER of 8.0 or less

Program Administrator Kansas City Power and Light
Website http://www.kcpl.com/coolhomes/customers.htm
Date added to DSIRE 2009-04-27
Last DSIRE Review 2011-08-08

References DSIRE[1]


Kansas City Power and Light (KCP&L) offers rebates to its residential customers to help offset the cost of replacing inefficient central AC and heat pump systems with newer, more efficient models. In order to qualify for a rebate, the system being replaced must have an EER of 8.0 or less, as tested by a CheckMe!-trained HVAC contractor. The replacement of "dead" systems will not be supported under this program because these systems cannot be tested. New systems must have a minimum SEER of 14 in order to receive the basic $650 rebate. Systems with a SEER of 16 or higher can receive a rebate of $850.

Customers do not need to fill out any paperwork to obtain this incentive. The rebate is paid to the installing HVAC contractor who then passes it on in the form of a credit on the billing invoice. For further information on this program, including a list of qualified contractors, customers should consult the program web site. Customers may qualify for basic maintenance services to help tune-up qualifying equipment, even if they do not purchase a new system.

Through The Energy Optimizer Program, Kansas City Power and Light (KCP&L) offers a free Honeywell programmable thermostat, worth $300, to residential and small commercial customers to manage energy usage. The cost of installation is also free. In order to qualify for this offer, the programmable thermostat must be set up to accept paging signals from KCP&L to reduce air conditioning load when demands on electricity are high. To apply for the program, interested customers should call KCP&L directly or fill out an online application.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Kevin Brannan
Department Kansas City Power and Light

Address 1200 Main Street, Floor 17A

Place Kansas City, Missouri
Zip/Postal Code 64106
Phone (816) 654-1680

Fax (816) 654-1970
Email kevin.brannan@kcpl.com
Website http://www.kcpl.com/

  • 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)"