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Electric HVAC and Water Heating Rebates

Dubois REC has an incentive program for members installing energy efficient equipment in new or existing homes. Substantial rebates are now available for electric water heaters, air-to-air heat pumps and geothermal heat pumps. 

Download the rebate request form (PDF). Print off the form, complete the requested information, sign it and return it to Dubois REC with the necessary documentation.

A short summary of the 2023 incentive program is listed below, but you will need to download the rebate request form to get all the details and conditions for each rebate.

Deadline for 2023 Rebates is December 15, 2023.

Rebates are for permanent residences only, which are occupied year-round (12 months).

HVAC Rebates

Air Source Heat Pump, Dual Fuel, Mini-split Heat Pump

Incentives are available for residential single-family homes, including condominiums. Residential heating/cooling incentives are limited to two per primary residence. (Multi-family incentives are administered through a separate, commercial/industrial program since equipment is purchased and owned by the building owner.)

Several of the details and requirements of our program have changed, so be sure to check with us before purchasing your equipment.  Please see the complete details below.

Residential rebate options include:
$750 (dual/variable/multi-speed compressor)
  • Air-Source Heat Pump
  • Dual fuel Heat pump
  • Ductless mini split heat pump
$800 (single-speed compressor)
  • Heat pump replacing electric heating
$1,500 (dual/variable/multi-speed compressor)
  • Heat pump replacing electric heating
$1,500 Geothermal Heat Pump
  • Desuperheater or “hot water assist” recommended, but not required for new installation geothermal systems when an electric resistance water heater is utilized
  • New construction or replacing electric resistance heat, gas, heat pump or geothermal
Mini-Split Heat Pump
  • Single Room Installation – $300
  • Replacing Existing A/C, heat pump or new construction – $750
  • Replacing electric resistance heat (single speed) – $800
  • Replacing electric resistance heat – $1,500

Home Upgrades

Water Heating

  • $500 Rebate (must be Heat Pump or Hybrid water heaters (all in one units)
  • Minimum 40 gallon size
  • Installed in a new construction, or replacing gas or electric water heater