Kansas City Board of Public Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

March 29, 2012


The Kansas City Board of Public Utilities Energy Smart Electric-Heating Program provides incentives for residential customers living in Kansas to purchase energy efficient heating and cooling equipment. Rebates are available for air conditioners, air-source heat pumps, ground-source heat pumps, and hot water tanks. Rebates are available to customers who have purchased qualifying equipment on or after January 1, 2009. There are a few incentives that specifically target apartments and furnace replacements. Interested customers should review the residential rebate schedule for a full listing of eligible equipment, efficiency requirements and rebate levels. Follow all Kansas City BPU program instructions found on web site and forms.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Kansas
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: http://www.bpu.com/ForHome.aspx
Administrator: Kansas City Board of Public Utilities
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Water Heaters
  • Furnaces
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
Incentive Amount: Central Air Conditioner Replacements: $25/ton
Removal and Replacement of Gas Furnace: $150
Electric Hot Water Tank: $100 - $225 depending on size and efficiency
Ground Source Heat Pumps: $150 per ton of heating capacity or ground loop, plus efficiency bonus of $150 for systems 14.1 EER or greater
Electric Heat Pumps: varies widely depending on size, efficiency, and whether it is part of a retrofit or new construction
Maximum Incentive: Central Air Conditioner Replacements: $125
Ground Source Heat Pumps: $2,000
Equipment Requirements: Specific efficiency requirements for each type of equipment and size can be found in the rebate schedule.


Name: Customer Service - BPU
Organization: Kansas City Board of Public Utilities
Address: 540 Minnesota Ave.
Kansas City KS 66101
Phone: (913) 573-9190

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.