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Magic Valley Electric Cooperative - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 03/14/2013
Program Overview:
State: Texas
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Water Heaters, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Heat Pump Water Heaters
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Central A/C: $225 - $275, varies by efficiency rating
Heat Pumps: $300 - $400, varies by efficiency rating
Marathon Water Heater: $150
Heat Pump Water Heater: $250
Eligible System Size:The air-condition capacity sizing ratio must exceed 500 square feet per ton
Marathon Water Heater: 40 Gallons
Equipment Requirements:Central AC: Minimum 14 SEER
Heat Pump Water Heater: UL listed and EF of 2.0 or greater
Installation Requirements:New homes are not eligible for rebates
Must be installed by an Air-conditioning contractor with valid contractor license
Outdoor condensing units, indoor evaporating coil, and air handler must be new and matched as shown in the current A.R.I. directory
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Magic Valley Electric Cooperative's Value Incentive Program (VIP) offers consumers incentives for the installation of new central heat pump systems, dual fuel heating systems, central air conditioners, water heaters and heat pump water heaters in single family homes. The rebate varies depending on the equipment type and efficiency rating. This rebate is not valid for new construction. MVEC also provides rebates to A/C dealers to encourage them to sell energy efficient units. Dealers can receive a $40 rebate for selling A/C units with a 14 SEER or greater, and $50 for selling heat pumps with a 14 SEER or greater. All equipment requirements must be met in order to qualify for rebates. Contact MVEC for more information on the Value Incentive Program.

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Magic Valley Electric Cooperative
PO Box 267
Mercedes, TX 78570
Phone: (866) 225-5683
Phone 2: (956) 514-1200
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