Coldwater Board of Public Utilities - Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

April 05, 2023


The Coldwater Board of Public Utility offers a wide range of incentives that encourage commercial and industrial to pursue energy efficient equipment and energy saving measures.  Prescriptive rebates are available for efficient lighting, HVAC equipment, compressed air systems and accessories, motors, refrigeration equipment, and food service equipment. Consult the program's terms on the application and contact the Coldwater Board of Public Utility with any questions.




Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Michigan
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Simple Efficient - CBPU
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Lighting
  • Lighting Controls/Sensors
  • Chillers
  • Air conditioners
  • Compressed air
  • Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls
  • Motors
  • Motor VFDs
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Other EE
  • Food Service Equipment
  • Vending Machine Controls
  • Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
Incentive Amount: Custom: $0.08/kWh

Lighting: Varies widely by type

HVAC Controls
Programmable Thermostat: $100/unit
Building Temperature Controls: $45/1,000 sq. ft.
Air Side Economizer: $10/1,000 sq. ft.
Critical Zone Reset Control: $15/1,000 sq. ft.
Hotel GREM Controls: $20 - $100/unit

Computer Controls: $10/PC

Lighting Controls
Occupancy Sensors: $20 - $50/sensor
Daylight Harvesting Sensor: $0.09/sq. ft.
Central Lighting Control: $0.06/sq. ft.

Variable Frequency Drives: $60/HP

Compressed Air
VSD Air Compressor: $100/HP
Refrigerated Cycling Thermal Mass Air Dryer: $1/SCFM
Variable Speed Air Dryer: $1.50/SCFM
Dew-Point Sensor Control for Desiccant Dryer: $5/SCFM
Engineered Nozzles: $150/nozzle
Flow Controller: $1.50/HP
Desiccant to Refrigerated Air Dryer: $4/SCFM
Heat of Compression Air Dryer: $4/SCFM
Compressed Air Storage Tank: $30/HP
Air Compressor Outside Air Intake: $8/50/HP
Low Pressure Drop Air filters for Compressed Air: $5/HP
No-Loss Drains: $150/drain
Compressed Air Energy Audit and Leak Reduction: $20/HP

High-Frequency Fork Lift Battery Charger: $100/unit/shift
HVAC Chiller Tune-Up: $500/unit
Condenser Coil Cleaning: $1/ton
Cogged Belt Drive: $5/HP
Synchronous Belt Drive: $9/HP

Commercial Kitchen/Retail Equipment
Steam Cooker: $600/unit
Refrigerator Door: $100/unit
Freezer Door: $100/unit
Ice Machine: $400/unit
Fryer: $80/unit
Hot Holding Cabinets: $200/unit
Dishwasher: $600/unit
LED Grocery Case Lighting: $35/door
Occupancy Sensor for LED Case Lighting: $10/door
Walk-In or Case Cooler/Freezer ECM: $50/motor
Cooler Strip Curtains: $5/sq. ft.
Freezer Strip Curtains: $25/sq. ft.
Cooler/Freezer Door Gaskets: $3/ln. ft.
Cooler Night Covers: $1/ft./hour
Anti-Sweat Heater Controls: $80/door
High Speed Door: $15 - $145/door
Vending Machine Controller: $50/unit
Low-Flow Pre-Rinse Sprayer: $25/unit
See the program guide for more incentives
Maximum Incentive: See program website for details
Equipment Requirements: See program website


Name: Coldwater Board of Public Utilities
Address: One Grand Street
Coldwater MI 49036
Phone: (517) 279-9531

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.