The United Illuminating Company - Cool Choice Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

June 28, 2010


The Cool Choice Program offers rebates to commercial, industrial or agricultural customers of the United Illuminating Company that install high-efficiency air conditioning and air to air heat pump systems. The amount of the rebate varies depending on the specific type of technology and the efficiency, but ranges from $70 to $200 per ton. Pre-approval from participating electric utility or sponsor required if the rebate total is greater than $5,000. Applications are available on the website listed above and can be submitted after equipment is installed. Applications must be received within 30 days of equipment installation.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Connecticut
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:!ut/p/c5/04_SB8K8xLLM9MSSzPy8xBz9CP0os3gff093X2dzT0fPsEBTA08TT6NA_yBnQwMDA_1wkA5kFcFmJkAVro7mIZ5-Bu6GRhB5AxzA0UDfzyM_N1W_IDs7zdFRUREAHP4guA!!/dl3/d3/L2dBISEvZ0FBIS9nQSEh/#
Administrator: The United Illuminating Company
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
Incentive Amount: Unitary & Split System HVAC Equip: $70 - $120 per ton
Air Source Heat Pump Equip: $70 - $150 per ton
Water Source Heat Pump Equip: $150 per ton
Equipment Requirements: Split systems must meet ARI specifications. All systems must meet program efficiency standards.
Installation Requirements: Pre-approval required if the rebate total is > $5,000


Name: Roy Haller
Organization: The United Illuminating Company
Address: 157 Church St
New Haven CT 06510
Phone: (203) 499-2025

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.