A home energy audit, inspection of the old unit, and inspection of the new unit must be performed prior to the rebate being issued.
Water Heater must be hooked up to electric service
Must purchase more than 4,800 Kilowatt hours of electricity on an annual basis
Applies to 30 gallon or larger dual element electric resistance water greater than or equal to .92 UEF (Uniform Energy Efficiency) or heat pump water heaters great than or equal to 2.2 UEF
If new unit replaces an old unit, the efficiency of the old unit must be less than .90 EF/EUF (Energy Factor/ Uniform Factor)
The new unit being installed must be found on the HRI (Air Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration Institute) website, so that an AHRI certificate can accompany the rebate form
Limit of no more than two rebates per household
Must provide copy of the paid invoice, or receipt for the replacement unit, within 90 days of the purchase. After the 90 days, the rebate will not be processed.
All open building permits for the install must be closed, if permits are required by the member city
Rebates will not be approved for locations already rebated, unless significant building additions justify additional water heaters or at least 10 years has elapsed since the last rebate was approved for that location