The United Illuminating Company - Cool Choice Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Connecticut)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Connecticut

Name The United Illuminating Company - Cool Choice Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural, Institutional
Eligible Technologies Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Unitary and Split System HVAC Equip: 70 - 120 per ton

Air Source Heat Pump Equip: 70 - 150 per ton
Water Source Heat Pump Equip: 150 per ton

Equipment Requirements Split systems must meet ARI specifications. All systems must meet program efficiency standards.

Expiration Date 2009-12-31

Installation Requirements Pre-approval required if the rebate total is > 5,000

Program Administrator The United Illuminating Company
Date added to DSIRE 2006-04-11
Last DSIRE Review 2010-06-28

References DSIRE[1]


The Cool Choice Program offers rebates to commercial, industrial or agricultural customers of the United Illuminating Company that install high-efficiency air conditioning and air to air heat pump systems. The amount of the rebate varies depending on the specific type of technology and the efficiency, but ranges from $70 to $200 per ton. Pre-approval from participating electric utility or sponsor required if the rebate total is greater than $5,000. Applications are available on the website listed above and can be submitted after equipment is installed. Applications must be received within 30 days of equipment installation.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Michelle LeMoine
Department The United Illuminating Company

Address 157 Church St

Place New Haven, Connecticut
Zip/Postal Code 06510
Phone (203) 499-5828
Phone 2 (877) 947-3873


  • 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)"