Atchison-Holt offers a residential appliance and heating rebate program that encourages residential members to purchase qualifying Energy Star equipment. Items available in the program include electric water heaters, room air conditioning units, ground source heat pumps and dual fuel heat pumps. Please contact the cooperative if you have any questions regarding this program. The rebates are as follows:
Water Heaters $50.00
The rebate is available for the replacement of an existing electric water heater with an efficiency rating of less than .90 for a new higher efficient unit. The efficiency rating of the replacement unit must be a minimum of .9. Tankless water heaters and Hybrid heat pump water heaters are not eligible for this program. No rebates will be given for replacement of a heat pump or gas water heater.
High Efficiency Room Air Conditioning Unit $50.00
For room air conditioning units, the rebate will apply for the purchase of a new Energy Star unit or for the replacement of an existing unit with a new Energy Star Unit.
Appliance Rebate Form
Dual Fuel Heat Pump $150.00 per ton
(a) Replacement of existing electric resistance heat
(b) New Home or building construction
(c) Heat pumps with electric resistance heat for back-up are not eligible for this rebate
(d) The dual-fuel heat pump must have an automatic thermostat control and have back-up unit of natural gas, propane, or fuel oil supplemental heating system.
Atchison-Holt recommends that a temperature setting of 25 degrees or the manufacturer/installer recommendation be used as the cut-in point for the supplemental heat to activate. The heat pump must be Energy Star rated and meet the federal efficiency standards, have an Energy Star + 2 rating and have a SEER rating of 16.5.
Dual Fuel Rebate Form
Ground Source Heat Pump $250.00 per ton*
(a) Replacement of electric resistance heat
(b) New home or building construction
(c) Replacement of existing natural gas or propane heating system
(d) Replacement of an existing dual fuel heat pump
Electric or fossil fuel backup heat will be allowed for ground source heat pump units. The following specs will be used for the sizing of the ground source heat pump.
The heat pump must be Energy Star rated, have an Energy Star + 2 rating, and at least an EER of 19.1 and a COP of 3.3. Electric back up heat will be allowed for ground source heat pump units. The following specs will be used for the sizing of the ground source heat pump. The ground source heat pump will be installed with a Delta T of 80. A Manual J calculation will be used to support the Delta T. The electric backup heat must be separated from the ground source unit with a separate breaker and must be wired to only act as second stage supplemental heat on a two stage thermostat or as emergency heat. A minimum of R-38 insulation must be present in the ceiling and a minimum of R-13 present in the walls.
Ground Source Rebate Form
*Unit(s) may qualify for Associated Electric Rebate $500.00 per ton
All of the above mentioned appliances must be installed in a permanent home/structure on a foundation on land owned by a member. Completed rebate form and a copy of original sales receipt must be submitted within 90 days of purchase to qualify for rebate.
Rebate forms are available on this web page (above) or can be obtained at your Cooperative's office.