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Appliance Recycling
Your old fridge or freezer can use up to four times the energy of newer models. So, let us recycle it. We’ll haul it away for free, you’ll get $50 and save up to $150 a year in energy costs.

Heating and Cooling

SCI REMC’s rebate program is designed to encourage members to purchase energy efficient equipment. SCI REMC members are eligible for rebates when buying qualifying central air units, air-source heat pumps, or geothermal systems. (Members replacing their electric furnace with a heat pump receive an even larger rebate.) 

  • Members are limited to two energy efficiency rebates annually. 

  • Contact your contractor for application. (If you're a new contractor to SCI REMC, contact our Energy Service Manager Rick McKinney.)

  • Once the paperwork is verified through your contractor or through an on-site visit from our Energy Advisor, the rebate will be submitted. (The process takes about 2-4 weeks.) 

  AVAILABLE REBATES FOR WORK COMPLETED IN 2015

Air Source Heat Pump, Central Air, Dual Fuel

• Minimum 16 SEER or 14 SEER for manufactured housing/trailer 
• Units that do not qualify include: Mini-split A/C units or heat pumps, Window A/C units or heat pumps, including “through-the-wall” A/C units or heat pumps (hotel-type machines) 
• Single speed compressor: $150 rebate  
• Dual/variable speed compressor: $750 rebate

Heat Pump Replacing 100% Electric Resistance Heat (with ASHP & electric furnace or gas/geo)

 Minimum 16 SEER or 14 SEER for manufactured housing/trailer
 Examples of Resistance Heat: electric furnace, electric baseboard, electric ceiling cable   
 Residential Single Family Traditional and modular housing
 Single speed compressor heat pump or Geothermal unit: $800 rebate 
 Dual/variable speed compressor heat pump or Geothermal unit: $1,500 rebate
                                                                                       

Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pump replacing 100% Electric Resistance Heat (Must be primary heating/cooling for the home and have 2 indoor units per outdoor compressor bearing unit)

 Minimum 16 SEER 
 Single speed compressor: $300 rebate  
 Dual/variable speed compressor: $600 rebate

Geothermal Heat Pump (new construction or replacement with more efficient equipment)

 Minimum 16 SEER
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Geothermal $1,500 rebate
 Requires desuperheater

HVAC Duct Sealing

 Both supply and return ducts must be sealed and insulated if in unconditioned space
 Ducts must be sealed with a minimum of 1/16” mastic with R8 insulation used on rest of duct  
 Electric heated homes: Maximum of $500 rebate   
 Fossil fuel with central air or heat pump: Maximum $250 rebate   
 New homes, defined as built in the last 2 years, are not eligible
 To apply for the HVAC Duct Sealing rebate, contact SCI REMC’s Energy Advisor

Attic Insulation
 Must bring attic insulation value up to R-42 and be professionally installed
 New homes, defined as built in the last 2 years, are not eligible
 Total electric home: $500 rebate
 Fossil fuel with a/c or heat pump: $250 rebate
 To apply for the HVAC Duct Sealing rebate, contact SCI REMC’s Energy Advisor 

    

*Registered contractors means they have attended our Energy Efficiency Rebate Seminar and currently have access to rebate application and are eligible to complete HVAC Duct Sealing necessary for the HVAC Duct Sealing rebate.