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Black Hills Energy (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 08/15/2013
Program Overview:
State: Colorado
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Dishwasher, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Lighting, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Evaporative Coolers, Heat Pump Water Heaters
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Construction
Amount:Energy Star New Home: Contact Black Hills Energy
Air-Source Heat Pump Split System: $400
Central A/C: $500-$700
Ground Source Heat Pumps: $1,200
Evaporative Cooler: $200-$1000
Heat Pump Water Heater: $450
Attic Insulation: $0.25/sq ft
Wall Insulation: $0.50/sq ft
Air Sealing: 20% of the cost of tune-up
Refrigerator: $30/unit
Freezer: $30/unit
Dishwasher: $30/unit
Television: $25/unit
Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling: $50/unit
CFL/LED Bulbs: In-store rebates
Maximum Incentive:Attic Insulation: $500
Wall Insulation: $500
Air Sealing: $300
Equipment Requirements:Air-Source Heat Pump Split System: 15 SEER, 8.5 HSPF, 12 EER
Central Air-Conditioner Split System 16 SEER, 13 EER
Ground Source Heat Pump: 14.1 EER
Air Sealing: 25% ACH reduction
Evaporative Coolers: Varies by incentive amount
Start Date:7/1/2012
Expiration Date:12/31/2013
Web Site: http://www.bhesavemoney.com
Summary:

Black Hills Energy (BHE) offers rebates for residential Colorado customers who purchase energy efficient residential equipment. This program offers rebates for customers who purchase and install energy efficient HVAC equipment, appliances, insulation measures and water heating equipment. Additionally, rebates may be available to builders. Individual pieces of equipment have specific efficiency requirements which can be seen on the program application form at the web site listed above. Customers should contact BHE for more information on these rebates. Program may not be available in all Colorado service areas.


 
Contact:
  Energy Efficiency Programs
Black Hills Energy
Phone: (888) 567-0799
Phone 2: (888) 890-5554
Web Site: http://www.bhesavemoney.com
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