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Heating & Air Rebates
This program applies to installations in buildings (both existing and new). Generally, each building or complex can only qualify once for these rebates, unless significant building additions cause the installation of additional heat pumps, or at least ten years have elapsed since the previous installation. 

Rebate Requirements 
Any individual unit < 65,000 BTU/hour must meet the WISE Residential Rebate criteria. Commercial, industrial or institutional customers are rebated at the commercial rebate amounts as listed below and do not qualify for the residential rebate amounts

Current rebate amounts are, as follows: 
Any individual unit ≥ 65,000 BTU/hour can qualify
Type of Unit Rebate Amount Requirements
Air-Source/Dual Fuel  $200/ton  Energy Star Certified Light Commercial HVAC
Ground Source (Geothermal)*  $800/ton  Minimum Energy Star EER, plus at least (1) operating Integrated Water Heater or Desuperheater (domestic water heating)
Air Conditioners  $80/ton  Energy Star Certified Light Commercial HVAC & meet CEE Tier 2 criteria
 
*Units must be installed by IGSPHA qualified heat & air contractor.

Notes:

  1. Current Energy Star minimum ratings used by this program are 17.1 EER for closed-loop geothermal heat pumps.
  2. Customers' classification (residential, commercial, industrial or institutional) is determined by the city's rate category for the customer.
  3. All rebate standards and amounts are subject to review and change as deemed necessary by Edmond Electric.

How To Get Started 
Edmond Electric offers FREE Home Energy Audits for interested customers. Contact Edmond Electric at (405) 216-7608 to schedule your free energy audit* and learn what type of heat pump would work best for your home. New home construction will require a load analysis, which can also be performed by an Edmond Electric auditor. 

*Must apply within 90 days from the date of completed installation of heat pump. 

A certified residential energy auditor must perform an energy audit for a residence prior to installation. Also, Edmond Electric personnel must inspect the equipment after installation to confirm that program requirements are met. For new homes, the audit can be performed using information provided by the builder; this information must be verified when the installed equipment is inspected by Edmond Electric personnel. 

Qualifying Equipment 
Electric heat pumps that meet the following criteria will qualify for rebates:
  • Air-source, water-source and ground-source (geothermal) heat pumps all qualify, provided they meet the minimum efficiency standards.
  • Dual-fuel heat pumps qualify provided they meet installation criteria.
  • Electric heat pumps must be permanently installed split or single-packaged systems.
  • The latest Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) Directories will be used to determine both the efficiency and capacity ratings for rebates.

How Much Could I Save? 
The possible savings are dependent on a number of factors: type of heat pump installed, the age, insulation and size of your home, living habits and others. 

Based on numbers compiled by Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA), if you replaced your old gas furnace and air-conditioning unit with an air-source or dual-fuel heat pump you could potentially cut your heating and cooling bill in half. 

If you replace your gas furnace and air-conditioning unit with a ground-source (Geothermal) heat pump, your yearly heating and cooling bill could be one-third of what it currently is. 

Michelle Gumaer
Energy Services Manager
 
2004 Old Timbers Dr.
Edmond, OK 73034

Ph: (405) 216-7671 
Fax: (405) 216-7619

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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