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Electric Heat Pump Rebate

Members of Bluestem Electric Cooperative are eligible for cash rebates for installing electric heating equipment provided they meet the following qualifying requirements.

 

Qualifying Requirements:

1.  Air Source Heat Pump

●    Must be Energy Star Certified

●   No minimum unit size

●    Must have a minimum Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) of 14.5

●    Must have a minimum Heating Seasonal Performance Factor (HSPF) of 8.2

2. Ground Source Heat Pump

●   Minimum unit size of two tons

●   Open loop – Must have a minimum Coefficient of Performance (COP) of 3.6 and a minimum Energy Efficiency Rating (EER) of 16.2

●   Closed loop – Must have a minimum Coefficient of Performance (COP) of 3.3 and a minimum Energy Efficiency Rating (EER) of 14.1

 

Rebate Payment Levels

1. Air Source Heat Pump

$100.00 per ton for a 14.5 SEER

$150.00 per ton for a 16.0 SEER

$200.00 per ton for a 17.0 SEER and above

2. Ground Source Heat Pump

$125.00 per every 1/2 ton with a minimum unit size of 2 tons.  There is no cap.

 

Payment Procedure

Bluestem will make a check payable to its member after a representative of the cooperative has certified the installation.

Note: All rebates are subject to periodic review and change by the Bluestem Board of Trustees.

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