Energy Efficiency Fund (Electric) - Residential Heating and Cooling Rebates

January 18, 2011


Through the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund (CEEF), Connecticut Light and Power, United Illuminating, Connecticut Natural Gas, Southern Connecticut Gas, and Yankeegas customers offers several rebate programs for its customers. Rebate funding is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Air Conditioning Customers may receive $500 rebate for installing ENERGY STAR electric central air conditioning or electric heat pump systems. The systems must meet certain Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) and certain Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER). Installations may be on new or existing homes. Equipment must be installed by a licensed contractor. Heat Pumps Rebates are offered from CEEF for Ductless Heat Pumps and Connecticut Clean Energy Fund for Geothermal Heat Pumps based on performance measurements. Residential customers who purchase and install an air to air heat pump as the primary heat source for a unit can collect up to $1000 in rebates. Customers receiving the rebate must meet efficiency requirements stated on program website and application. See rebate form on web site listed above. Follow all instructions on web site and application forms. Marked Energy Star qualified lighting fixtures are also available for rebates. These products are located on the Energy Star Retail Products tab on the website listed above. See the program website for additional information and application materials.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Connecticut
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: UI, CL&P, SCG, CNG, and Yankeegas
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Lighting
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
Incentive Amount: Ductless Split HVAC System: $500 ($1000 if replacing electric heat)
Geothermal Heat Pump: $1050-$2000/ton
A/C Packaged Systems: $500
Unitary AC and Split System: $500/unit
Air to Air Heat Pump: $500/unit
Equipment Requirements: AHRI Rated Unitary A/C and Split System 14.5 SEER / 12 EER
AHRI Rated Air to Air Heat Pump Systems 14.5 SEER / 12 EER / 8.2 HSPF
AHRI Ductless Split HVAC System 14.5 SEER / 12.5 EER / 8.2 HSPF
AHRI Rated Packaged Systems 14 SEER / 11 EER / 8.0 HSPF


Name: Christopher Ehlert
Organization: The United Illuminating Company
Address: 157 Church St
New Haven CT 06510
Phone: (877) 947-3873
Name: Connecticut Residential HVAC Incentive Application
Address: 40 Washington St., Suite 2000
Westborough MA 01581
Phone: (877) 364-4217

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.