Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency
Last DSIRE Review: 03/12/2013
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Water Heaters, Furnaces , Boilers, Programmable Thermostats, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Food Service Equipment, Tankless Water Heaters
||Commercial, Industrial, Nonprofit, Local Government, State Government, Fed. Government, Multi-Family Residential
|Amount:||Custom: Based on Annual Dollar Energy Savings|
New Construction: $0.60 - $1.90/Therm, plus modeling and design assistance
Insulation: 70% of cost
Sealing: 70% of cost
Multifamily Incentives: Varies widely
Windows (Replacement): $25/unit
Doors (Replacement): $25 - $50/unit
Programmable Thermostats: $25
Water Heaters (Condensing and Tankless): $300
Tank Water Heaters: $75
Commercial Food Service Equipment: Varies widely
|Maximum Incentive:||Insulation: $5000 (each type)|
Multi-Family Insulation/Sealing: $5,000
|Equipment Requirements:||See web site|
Interstate Power and Light (IPL) offers a wide variety of incentives for commercial customers to save energy in eligible facilities, whether they are upgrading existing facilities or building new ones. IPL also offers a free business energy audit program. Landlords and renters of multi-family homes can also take advantage of various cash-back rewards for energy-efficient equipment in the residential and commercial programs.
IPL offers standard rebates for a variety of appliances; heating, cooling and hot water equipment; building shell improvements; lighting and ceiling fans; commercial food service equipment; premium efficiency motors and variable speed drives; and vending machine controllers. A Cash Rewards Booklet can be found on the program web site outlining incentive amounts and program guidelines. This booklet details which incentives are specifically available to gas and electric customers.
Commercial New Construction
IPL's Commercial New Construction program offers commercial customers incentives for both the design of high efficiency buildings as well as the construction. Design team incentives are based on the square footage of the building. Construction incentives are per kilowatt-hour plus an additional per therm rebate. Further information on incentive amounts, construction specifications, and how to apply are located on the program web site.
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