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Bartholomew County REMC - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Savings Category 
Heat Pumps
Program Info
Expiration Date 


Program Type 
Utility Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Geothermal Pump (New Construction/Conversion): $1,000
Geothermal Pump (Upgrade): $400
Air Source Heat Pumps : $300 - $1,000
Central Air Conditioner: $200 - $400
Water Heater (New Construction/Conversion): $150 - $250
Water Heater (Upgrade): $50 - $150
Heat Pump Water Heater: $300 - $400

Bartholomew County REMC

Bartholomew County Rural Electric Membership (BCREM) Cooperative provides its residential customers with rebates for geothermal and air source heat pumps, central air conditioners, and new high efficiency electric water heaters. Equipment must meet certain energy efficiency standards listed above and on the BCREM web site. Customers must show proof of sale, make, serial and model numbers, size of unit, and energy efficiency rating for the qualifying equipment installed. See the incentive brochure on the program website for detailed program guidelines and equipment requirements.

Other Information 

Rebates on some equipment varies by size, efficiency and other factors
Central Air Conditioner/Air Source Heat Pumps: 14 SEER minimum, incentives vary depending whether home is new, efficiency of the system, and the type of system replaced
Water Heaters: must have a .90 Energy Factor or greater, dual elements (max. 5,500 watts), and a temperature and pressure relief valve installed