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AEP Ohio - Commercial New Construction Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Ohio)

Eligibility 
Commercial
Industrial
Local Government
Municipal Utility
Nonprofit
Schools
State Government
Savings Category 
Heat Pumps
Lighting
Maximum Rebate 

General: 50% of total project cost; Contact AEP Ohio
Design Incentives: 50% of cost up to $50,000

Program Info
State 
Ohio
Program Type 
Utility Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Custom: $0.08/kWh first year savings and $100/peak kW reduction
Whole Building Performance (Owner): $0.08 - $0.12/kWh annualized savings
Whole Building Performance (Design Team): $0.02 - 0.04/kWh annualized savings
Interior Controls: $0.08/Watt controlled
Lighting Power Density Incentive: $400/kW below ASHRAE 90.1-2004 allowed wattage
Unitary and Split AC/Heat Pumps: $20 - $35/ton
Package Terminal AC/Heat Pumps: $30/ton
Variable Refrigerant Flow Air Conditioners: $20/ton
Chillers: $15 - $20/ton
Geothermal Heat Pump: $80/ton
Water Source Heat Pump: $70/ton
Room AC: $30/ton
Hotel Room Occupancy Sensor: $25 or $65
Heat Pump Water Heater: $120
Tank Water Heater: $35
Commercial Clothes Washer: $45
Motors: $8 - $475
VFD for Pump/Fan Motor: $60/HP
Food Service/Refrigeration: Varies widely

Provider 
AEP Ohio

AEP Ohio offers incentives to commercial customers who are building a new facility or are performing a major renovation. Incentives are provided for upgrading lighting, lighting controls, HVAC measures, commercial cooking equipment, variable frequency drives and custom measures among others. All equipment must meet program specifications for efficiency and installation. The program also offers a customized incentive whereby facilities can pursue Whole Building Performance upgrades and receive a rebate of $0.08 - $0.12/kWh first year savings. Under this program, the design team involved with the project will also receive a rebate of $0.02 - $0.04/kWh first year savings. Equipment eligible for prescriptive rebates must meet all program requirements and be installed in accordance with AEP procedures. Certain prescriptive incentives vary based upon the size and efficiency of the system installed. Generally, 50% of the total project cost is the incentive maximum across technologies. A sliding scale incentive reduction will be incorporated when the calculated incentive exceeds $100,000 per project. Visit the program web site for additional qualifications and application information.