Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate (Offered by Several Cooperative Utilities)

July 29, 2015


Associated Electric Cooperative and many of its member cooperatives offer rebates to residential customers who purchase and install energy efficient equipment for the home. Eligible equipment includes room air conditioners, geothermal heat pumps, air-source heat pumps, and water heaters. Equipment must meet all efficiency and application guidelines in order to receive rebate. Some members of Associated Electric Cooperative's may not offer these rebates to customers. Rebate amounts shown above are base rebate amounts and may vary across cooperatives. Visit the web site to see which utilities are participating in the program.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Iowa
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Water Heaters
  • Heat pumps
Incentive Amount: Room AC Unit: $50
Electric Water Heaters: $50
New Geothermal Heat Pump: up to $750/ton
Replacement Geothermal Heat Pump: $150/ton
Air Source Heat Pump: $150/ton
Equipment Requirements: Electric Water Heaters: .90 efficiency or higher, only for a new unit or replacement of an electric water heater that is less than .90 efficiency
New Geothermal Heat Pump: must have an EER of 19.1 or higher, can be for a new construction, replacement of electric resistance heat, natural gas, propane or air-source heat pump
Replacement Geothermal Heat Pump: must have an EER of 19.1 or higher, for the replacement of an existing ground-source heat pump
Air-Source Heat Pumps: Must have a SEER of 16.5 or higher, can be for a new construction or as a replacement of electric resistant heat. The heat pump must have an automatic thermostat controlled back-up heating system such as propane, natural gas or fuel oil. Must have cut-in point of 25° F


Name: Dave Ramsey
Address: PO Box 754
Springfield MO 65801
Phone: (417) 885-9310

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.