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CPS Energy (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 03/12/2013
Program Overview:
State: Texas
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Refrigerators, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Programmable Thermostats, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Installer/Contractor
Amount:Energy Audits: Varies
Central AC/Heat Pump: $110 - $225/ton, varies by efficiency rating
Refrigerator Recycling: $65
Refrigerator Replacement: $35
Room A/C (window unit): $50 - $100, varies by capacity
Attic/Foam Attic Insulation: $0.25/sq. ft. installed
DIY-Attic Insulation: $0.15/sq.ft. installed
Ductwork: 50% of cost, up to $2500
New Construction (at least 15% above code): $800 - $1500
Eligible System Size:Varies by technology, see program site for details
Equipment Requirements:Central AC: Must be 15 SEER and 12 EER or greater
Heat Pumps: Must be 15 SEER, 12 EER, and 8.2 HSPF or greater
Refrigerator Replacement: Must be Energy Star
Other Requirements Apply: check website
Installation Requirements:Only measures installed by a CPS Energy registered contractor are eligible for rebates
Web Site: http://www.cpsenergy.com/Residential/Rebates/
Summary:

CPS Energy offers a variety of rebates for energy efficiency related improvements to residential homes, including: appliances, HVAC equipment, insulation, and equipment recycling.. Rebate calculation methods, limits, and equipment requirements vary by technology and sometimes by existing home characteristics. All equipment and installation requirements must be met in order to receive rebate payments. View the program web site for additional details.

CPS Energy also offers energy efficiency rebates for commercial and industrial facilities, as well as rebates for solar photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal systems. A list of stores participating in the CFL coupon program is available from the program web site, along with details on applications and equipment requirements.


 
Contact:
  Kenneth Gunn
CPS Energy
PO Box 1771
San Antonio, TX 78296-1771
Phone: (210) 353-2615
Phone 2: (210) 353-2728
Fax: (210) 353-2909
E-Mail: ckgunn@cpsenergy.com
Web Site: http://www.cpsenergysavers.com/
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