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Bartholomew County REMC - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Savings Category 
Geothermal Heat Pumps
Water Heaters
Heat Pumps
Air conditioners
Duct/Air sealing
Other EE
Program Info
Sector Name 
Bartholomew County REMC
Program Type 
Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Geothermal Heat Pump: $1,500
Geothermal Replacement: $150 - $750
Install a new Geothermal Pump System to replace an existing resistance heat
Heat Pumps : $800 - $1,500
Air Source Heat Pumps: $150 - $750
Replace an existing electric resistance heat system (i.e. baseboard, ceiling cable or 100% electric furnace) with an air-to-air heat pump with electric or gas back-up: $800 - $1,500
Central Air Conditioner: $150 - $750
Water Heater (New Construction/Conversion): $400
Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling: $30
Duct Sealing: $250 - $500
Electric heated homes: 100% of the sealing cost up to a maximum of $500


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.