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Elk River Municipal Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 09/16/2014
Program Overview:
State: Minnesota
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Room Air Conditioners, LED Lighting, Air conditioner tune-up
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Central A/C: $100 - $200 depending on SEER rating
Room A/C: $50
Air-Source Heat Pump: $480 - $630 depending on SEER rating
Geothermal Heat Pump: $400/ton
Refrigerator Recycling: $75
Clothes Washer: $65, depending on efficiency
Water Heater: $200
A/C tune-up: $60
Furnace Fan with ECM: $50 - $100
Equipment Requirements:All equipment must be ENERGY STAR rated to qualify for rebates
Central A/C: 14.5 SEER minimum
Clothes Washer: 5.5 Water Factor Maximum
Heat Pumps: 14.5 SEER or higher
Water Heaters: must have an energy factor of 0.91 or higher and be enrolled in the Off-Peak Water Heating Program
Installation Requirements:Central A/C and heat pumps must be installed by a registered HVAC-certified contractor
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Elk River Municipal Utilities provides rebates to residential electric customers who purchase and install Energy Star rated appliances and HVAC equipment. Eligible equipment includes:

  • Central  and Room A/C
  • Air-Source and Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Clothes Washers
  • Refrigerator Recycling
  • Water Heaters

In order to receive rebates for appliances, rebate application must be jointly filled out with appliance dealer. Installation of central A/C and heat pumps must be done by a pre-approved HVAC-certified contractor.

In addition to appliance rebate opportunities, Elk River Municipal Utilities also offers reimbursement for A/C tune-ups conducted by HVAC contractors. More information, including rebate applications and a list of pre-approved contractors, may be found at the web site listed above.

  Customer Service
Elk River Municipal Utilities
13069 Orono Pkwy
PO Box 430
Elk River, MN 55330
Phone: (763) 441-2020
Web Site:
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