Western Cooperative Electric Association is offering a ground source heat pump / water heater rebate program that is available to you, the member.
The objective of the ground source heat pump rebate program is to promote energy efficiency and conservation by encouraging you to install qualified ground source heat pumps to heat and cool your home or business.
The payment for a ground source heat pump will be $250/ton with a minimum size of 2 tons and a maximum payment of $1250. The minimum requirements for a geothermal heat pump are a COP (Coefficient of Performance) of 3.3 and an EER (Energy Efficiency Ratio) of 14.1 (closed loop) and a COP of 3.6 and an EER of 16.2 (open loop). Installation must be approved by a Western employee and dual-fuel units do not qualify for the rebate.
The objective of the electric water heater rebate program is to promote energy efficiency and conservation by encouraging you to install energy efficient water heaters.
The rebate is $250 towards an electric water heater. This rebate applies to 50 gallon units only. The 50 gallon unit must have a minimum efficiency rating of 93 percent and equipped with a safety pressure release valve.
If you have any additional questions about the rebate offered above, please contact Dennis Deines at 785-743-5561 or 800-456-6720.