Rebate Programs


Colorado Flood Damage
Rebates are available to all PVREA member/consumers. If you suffered loss in the recent floods,
use these rebates to help with replacement of flood-damaged appliances and other equipment.


Go to the Solar PV Rebates page for information about
residential co-generation rebates available.


Appliance Rebates
New appliances purchased by a co-op member in the last 180 days with an EnergyStar Rating are eligible for a direct cash rebate from PVREA and Tri-State G&T. When sending in your rebate form, please include a copy of your receipt and proof of EnergyStar compliance.  Eligible appliances are: Full-size refrigerators and freezers $40, Clothes Washers $40, Dishwashers $30 
Links to rebate forms are included below

A complete list of the latest EnergyStar appliances is found at www.energystar.gov

Residential LED Light Bulb Rebates
When you invest in LED Energy Star light bulbs for your home you can receive a rebate of 50% of the purchase price up to a maximum of $10 per bulb. Rebates are restricted to LED lamps with a lumen output of at least 300 and must be Enrgy Star rated. Commercial lighting rebates are also available (see below)
EFFICIENCY STANDARDS
• Energy Star Rating – Lamps and fixtures receiving an incentive shall be listed as Energy Star ratedor carry the Energy Star label on the packaging. A current list of Qualified Energy Star LED Light bulbs is available by clicking on the hot link on the right side of the following link:
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?fuseaction=find_a_product.showProductGroup&pgw_code=LB
• Minimum of 300 lumens
• Medium base (standard residential base), GU24 base or fixtures with built in LEDs that meet the above criteria qualify.
PAYMENTS
• 50% of material cost
• Capped at $10 / lamp
• Maximum of 50 lamps per account per year
LED Light Bulb Rebate Form (PDF)

Here is a list of LED bulb specifications including lumen output.

Here is a link to the official Energy Star page on light bulbs

Additional Co-op Connections Card Rebate for LED Lamps
An additional mail-in rebate on qualifying Phillips LED bulbs is available with your Co-op connectilons card.
Complete details are available here: http://www.connections.coop/products-page/uncategorized/3-rebate-on-10-purchase-of-philips-energy-star-leds-or-cfls


Home Insulation Rebates
The Insulate PVREA Program is for homeowners. It provides a rebate for work completed to insulate and air-seal existing attics and exterior walls to recommended R-Values.
Rebates are available for 50% of the total cost of insulation and air sealing upgrades or $1,000
, whichever is less.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
NOTICE: All 2013 funds for the Insulation Rebate Program have been claimed.


Heating and Cooling Rebates
Direct rebates are available to PVREA members who purchase any of the following equipment:

ELECTRIC HEAT PUMPS
1) All heating and cooling rebate applications submitted to PVREA must include a copy of a commissioning form in addition to the application form and invoice that have been required for the last several years. Consumers applying for energy efficient credits rebates from PVREA will not qualify for any rebates for heating equipment if a copy of a commissioning form does not accompany the application.
2) Consumer rebate applications for heating and cooling equipment installed by Select-HVAC certified contractors will be eligible for Level 1 Rebates. See chart below.
3) Consumer rebate applications for heating equipment installed by all HVAC Contractors are eligible for Level 2 Rebates as long as a copy of a commissioning form is included with the invoice/application. Any documentation describing the sizing and pre-operation testing will qualify.

ELECTRIC HEAT PUMPS

Level 1 Rebate Commissioning Forms and Invoices submitted by current SelectHVAC Members

Level 2 Rebate Commissioning Forms and Invoices submitted By non-SelectHVAC Members

• Central air source or mini-split units with electric backup

$125/ton

$0

 

 

 

• “Dual fuel” central air source or mini-split units with non-electric back up

$275/ton

$150/ton

• Central ground or water source

$400/ton

$150/ton

• Terminal units (under window hotel room style)

$85/unit

$0

• Additional for Energy-Star Certified Heat Pumps 3 tons or larger.

$150/unit

$150/unit

• Additional for Energy-Star Certified Heat Pumps 2-2.9 tons.

$100/unit

$100/unit

• Additional incentive for central air source with integrated controlled ETS back up

$100/ton

$100/ton

•  Energy Star Rating – The following Energy Star rating criteria shall be used to qualify for an additional efficiency incentive. A complete list of qualified equipment is available at https://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=products.pr_find_es_products.
Split system <65,000 Btu/h (5+ tons): Equal to or higher than 14 SEER, 11 EER, 8.2 HSPF
Single package system <65,000 Btu/h (5+ tons): Equal to or higher than 14 SEER, 11 EER, 8.0 HSPF
<65,000 to <135,000 (7.5 through 10 tons): 11.3 EER, 11.4 IEER, 3.35 COP
Central – Ground Source Closed-Loop water to air Equal or higher than 3.6 COP and 17.1 EER3
Central – Ground Source Closed-Loop water to water Equal or higher than 3.1 COP and 16.1 EER4
Central – DGX Equal or higher than 3.6 COP and 16.0 EER
Central and Mini-split – Air Source Equal or higher than 8.2 HSPF/ 14.5 SEER/ and 12 EER for split systems and “mini-splits” Equal or higher than 8.0 HSPF/ 14 SEER/ and 11 EER for single package equipment (rooftop)
Central – Air Source light commercial (3 phase equipment)

ELECTRIC WATER HEATERS (minimum 30 gallon)
• $370/unit Heat Pump Water Heater (air source) (($350 Tri-State, $20 PVREA))
• $70/unit, basic elec tric water heater ($50 Tri-State, $20PVREA)
• $25 additional incentive for units 3000 watt, or less, elements
• $120/unit for direct exchange ground source or air source heat pump ($100 Tri-State, $20 PVREA)
• $25 additional incentive for lifetime tank warranty

Minimum DOE Energy Factor Specifications:
30 gallon 0.93, 40 gallon 0.92, 50 gallon 0.90, 52 gallon 0.90, 65 gallon 0.89, 85 gallon 0.86, 105 gallon 0.84

AIR CONDITIONERS
• $150/unit for Energy Star rated air conditioners
(Minimum 3 ton)

CONTROLLED OFF-PEAK SPACE HEAT
(baseboards, radiant, electric thermal storage)
• $20/kW for electric thermal storage units controlled by timers, etc. ($16 Tri-State, $4 PVREA)
• $16/kW for controlled thermal slab units ($12 Tri-State, $4 PVREA)
• $10/kw for other controlled resistive/radiant systems ($6 Tri-State, $4 PVREA)


Commercial Lighting Rebates
LED refrigerated case lighting retrofit
• $60 per door for reach-in cases
• $60 per six lineal feet for top lighting of multi-deck open cases.
• Capped at 50 doors or equivalent ($3000 per project).

LED and Induction street lights (supplemental information required)

Nominal Watts of Actual or Equivalent Metal Halide or HID Lamps Typical Actual Watts LED Lighting Incentive per Fixture Induction Lighting Incentive per Fixture
1,000 1,080 $475 $355
400 450-460 $200 $150
250 285-300 $130 $95
150 – 175 175-185 $80 $60
100 125 $55 $40
75 100 $44 $33

* The actual incentive will be the lower of:
• The sum of the per-fixture values from the table above
• 1/4 of the material cost for each head or retrofit kit
• $20,000 per project

Commercial Lighting Retrofit (supplemental information required)
The lower of:
• $250 / kW saved.
• Limited to 50% of invoiced fixture and lamp material cost
• Per project cap of $20,000.

** “Project” is defined as a single contiguous location. Pre-approval by PVREA and Tri-State is necessary for any interpretation of this rule.
*** Any questions regarding the suitability of materials proposed to receive incentives should be submitted to PVREA for a written response prior to the start of construction.


Electric Motor and Variable Speed Drive (VSD/VFD) Rebates

MOTOR REBATE PAYMENTS 2013
Applies to the installation of:
· All motors for irrigation use or
· Agricultural, commercial and industrial special purpose motors not covered by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) Examples of motors covered and not able to receive rebates include general purpose motors, TEFC, vertical solid shaft.
· Motors must be 10 to 500 horsepower .
· Motors must operate at a minimum of 15% load factor or for a minimum of 3 months each year. Motors less than 10 horsepower qualify if the aggregate for a single application, which requires all motors to operate, is at least 10 horsepower and qualify under the above conditions

The PVREA member must certify that the motor is new and neither re-wound or moved from another location.
$ 10 / hp for Motor 10 to 500 hp ($8 / hp Tri-State, $2 / hp PVREA)

VARIABLE SPEED/FREQUENCY DRIVE REBATE Variable speed/frequency drive rebates are for retrofits onto existing equipment such as irrigation wells or industrial machinery.
New motors may be installed at the same time and may qualify for a separate motor rebate.
Replacement of existing VSDs for maintenance or other purposes does not qualify for an incentive.

EFFICIENCY STANDARDS
Efficiency ratings for general purpose motors must conform to NEMA Publication MG 1, revised in 2003. The minimum standards for premium efficiency electric motors are printed in Tables 12-12. The minimum standards for premium efficiency special purpose motors, i.e. vertical hollow shaft and submersible, are printed in the Special Purpose Motor Table.

MOTOR - Wiring Assistance
$1.50/hp if the motor replaces a fossil-fueled engine, or is a new installation
Capped at $1,500
Irrigation Motor Load Control Applies only to irrigation pump motors used for: fossil-fuel to electric conversions, new wells, or existing wells not previously controlled.
$50 / motor

VSD REBATE PAYMENTS 2013
Capped at $20,000 per member-owner per year.
The lesser of 50% of the cost of the VSD unit or:

Motor Nameplate hp Incentive
Less than 25 no incentive
25 $1,600
30 $1,750
40 $2,050
50 $2,350
60 $2,650
75 $3,100
100 $3,800
125 $4,600[1]
150 $5,300
200 $6,800
250 $6,800
Larger than 250 $6,800

SPECIAL PURPOSE MOTOR TABLE
MINIMUM EFFICIENCY STANDARDS FOR 10 TO 500 HP MOTORS USED IN IRRIGATION OR NOT COVERED BY EISA 2007 Example: Vertical Hollow Shaft Motors

HP 1800 RPM
% Nominal Efficiency
10 88.5
15 91.0
20 91.0
25 91.7
30 92.4
40 93.0
50 93.0
60 93.6
75 94.1
100 94.1
125 94.5
150 95.0
200 95.0
250 95.4
300 95.4
350 96.2
400 96.2
450 96.2
500 95.0


 

 


Rebate Forms

EQUIPMENT REBATES MUST BE REQUESTED WITHIN 180 DAYS OF INSTALLATION.

HEAT PUMP REBATE FORM (pdf)

CONTROLLED OFF-PEAK SPACE HEAT REBATE FORM (pdf)

AIR CONDITIONER REBATE FORM (pdf)

WATER HEATER REBATE FORM (pdf)

REFRIGERATOR / FREEZER REBATE FORM (pdf)

CLOTHES WASHER REBATE FORM (pdf)

DISHWASHER REBATE FORM (pdf)

Motor Rebate Form (pdf)

VSD Program Information (pdf)

VSD Rebate Form (pdf)

Please return complete and signed form with supporting materials to:
Rebates
Poudre Valley REA
PO Box 272550
Fort Collins, CO. 80527

For more information on this and other energy conservation programs offered by Poudre Valley REA
call 970-282-6463.


Please call Gary Myers for information, and the benefits associated with,
our SELECT HVAC program.
970-282-6464 or e-mail gmyers@pvrea.com


 

 

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Phone:800.432.1012 • FAX: 970.226.2123 • Email: pvrea@pvrea.com