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Great Lakes Energy - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 12/11/2014
Program Overview:
State: Michigan
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Heat pumps
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Air-Source Heat Pumps: $250
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $500
Equipment Requirements:Air-Source Heat Pumps: minimum HSPF 8.5, EER 12.5, and SEER 12 (split systems); HSPF 8.5, EER 12.5, and SEER 14 (package systems)
Geothermal Heat Pumps: minimum requirements of EER 17.1 COP 3.6 for closed loop water-to-air; EER 21.1 COP 4.1 for open loop water-to-air; EER 16.1 COP 3.1 for closed loop water-to-water; EER 20.1 COP 3.5 for open loop water-to-water; EER 16 COP 3.6 for direct geoexchange.
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Great Lakes Energy offers rebates to residential customers for the purchase of efficiency air-source heat pumps or geothermal heat pumps. A rebate of $250 is available for air-source heat pumps, and a $500 rebate is available for geothermal heat pumps. View the program website listed above to view program and efficiency specifics.
A variety of rebates may also be available to Great Lake Energy residential customers through the Energy Optimization program provided by the Michigan Electric Cooperative Association.  Through this program, rebates exist for energy efficient appliances, lighting, HVAC equipment, and other energy saving measures.  For more information on these incentive program visit the program website or contact Great Lakes Energy directly.

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