Copy of TEP - Contractor Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

November 30, 2011


Tucson Electric Power (TEP) offers rebate programs for residential customers who install energy efficient equipment in existing homes. The Efficient Home Cooling Program provides rebates for the purchase of qualifying high-efficiency air conditioners and heat pumps. The amount of the rebate depends on the efficiency (SEER) of equipment purchased.  TEP recommends, but does not require, the purchase and installation of ENERGY STAR qualified equipment. Rebate applications must be submitted within 90 days of installation.

TEP has also partnered with local retailers and lighting manufacturers to offer the TEP Energy Star Lighting Program. Customers can receive discounted pricing on energy-efficient lighting at participating retailers listed on the program web site. The discount amount depends on the type and wattage of the bulbs.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Arizona
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Lighting
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Duct/Air sealing
  • Building Insulation
  • Windows
  • Other EE
Incentive Amount: BrightSave Home Energy Analysis: Discounted
HVAC Replacement: $250
HVAC Equipment Early Retirement and Retrofit: $900
Equipment Downsizing: $150
Air/Duct Sealing and Attic Insulation: 50% of installed costs
Shade Screens or Solar Film: $1/sq. ft.
Air Conditioners/Heat Pumps: $200-$250
CFLs: Discounted Price
Maximum Incentive: Air Sealing with Attic Insulation: $800
Duct Sealing: $350 (prescriptive); $650 (performance measured)
Air Sealing: $250
Shade Screens or Solar Film: $250
Equipment Requirements: Early retirement equipment must be less than 9 SEER


Name: Residential Energy Solutions
Organization: Tucson Electric Power
Phone: (866) 473-8761

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.