Cedar Falls Utilities - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

February 09, 2023


The CFU Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program provides rebates for a variety of energy efficient improvements in commercial facilities. The amount of the rebate varies by technology and all technologies must meet specified energy efficiency requirements. Customers can view a complete listing of incentives, requirements, and guidelines on the equipment application. 

CFU also offers a custom rebate program for larger equipment upgrades.

CFU also provides energy audits for small businesses and cost sharing for independent assessments.

Visit the program website or contact utility for more information.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Iowa
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: https://www.cfu.net/save-energy/business-rebates/
Administrator: Cedar Falls Utilities
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Water Heaters
  • Furnaces
  • Boilers
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • Building Insulation
  • Motors
  • Motor VFDs
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Other EE
  • LED Lighting
Incentive Amount: For a full list of rebates visit the program website.

LED Lighting: up to $250/kW saved
Insulation: $0.08-$0.15/sq. ft., varies by insulation type, see website for details
Packaged Terminal A/C: $50/ton
Motor: $10/hp
Variable Frequency Drive: $50/hp controlled
Custom: $400/kW saved OR $4/MCF saved
Air Source Heat Pump: $600
Central A/C: $200
Ductless Mini-Split Systems: $100/ton cooling
Ground Source Heat Pumps: $500/ton of new ground loop capacity plus $500/ton of heating capacity installed
Gas Water Heater: up to $300
Heat Pump Water Heater: $400
Gas Boilers: Up to $400
Gas Furnaces with ECMs: Up to $150
Programmable Thermostat: 100% of cost, up to $150
Maximum Incentive: Insulation: 60% of cost
Programmable Thermostat: 60% of cost
Equipment Requirements: See website for details


Name: Matt Hein
Organization: CFU Energy Services Manager
Phone: (319) 268-5427

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.