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Owatonna Public Utilities - Residential Conserve and Save Rebate Program

Eligibility 
Residential
Savings Category 
Heat Pumps
Lighting
Program Info
State 
Minnesota
Program Type 
Utility Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Custom: See Program Website

Water Rebates
Clothes Washer: $25 - $100
Toilets: $50
Urinals: $60 - $100
Rain Barrels: $10
Rotating Sprinkler Nozzles: $3
Weather-Based Irrigation Controllers: $75

Electric Rebates
Dehumidifiers: $65 with trade-in of working unit
Dishwashers: $25
Refrigerators/Freezers: $25
Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling: $15
Room Air Conditioners: $25
Room A/C Recycling: $15
CFL Bulbs: 50% of cost
CFL Light Fixtures: $15
LED Bulbs/Fixtures: $10 - $20
Attic Insulation (Self Installed): $0.10 per square foot
Attic Insulation (Contractor Installed): $150 plus 0.15 per square foot
Central A/C: $100 - $200, plus $25 - $75 for each SEER point above 14.0
Furnace Fan Motor: $50
Air Source Heat Pumps: $100 - $200, plus $25 - $75 for each SEER point above 14.0
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $200/ton, plus $150 for each EER point over requirement, plus $250 per desuperheater

Natural Gas Rebates
Boilers: $100 - $300
Furnaces: $100 - $200
Programmable Thermostats: $25
Air Sealing: $200
Rim Joist Sealing: $150
Wall Insulation: $200 - $300
Windows: $15
Drain Water Heat Recovery (DWHR): $200
Heaters: $50 - 100
Tankless Water Heaters: $200 - $250 depending on efficiency
Electronic Ignition Hearth: $75

Provider 
Owatonna Public Utilities

Owatonna offers incentives to residential customers who install energy-efficient equipment in homes through the Conserve and Save Rebate Program. Pertinent information on all programs is available on the Conserve and Save Rebate Application. Rebates on water heaters, boilers and furnaces are only available to customers who buy both electricity and natural gas from Owatonna Public Utilities. Equipment rebates for refrigerators, freezers and room air conditioners can be increased by properly recycling previously used, working units. Owatonna Public Utilities will reimburse the customer for the recycling costs if they have proof that they recycled an old unit and replaced it with an ENERGY STAR model. Rebate applications for measures purchased during the previous year are due by March 31 of the following year. All equipment requirements must be met in order to qualify for rebates. Rebates are available until calendar year program funding is exhausted.

Other Information 

Appliances Must Be ENERGY STAR Rated
Central A/C: Minimum SEER of 14.5
Ground Source Heat Pumps: minimum EER of 17.1 (Water-to-Air units); minimum EER of 16.1 (Water-to-Water units)
Air Source Heat Pumps: SEER of 14.5 and HSPF of 8.0 (8.2 for split systems)
Furnace Fan Motor: Minimum 92% AFUE,
Boilers: Minimum 85% AFUE
Furnaces(New Construction): Minimum 95% AFUE
Furnaces (Retrofit): Minimum 92% AFUE
Water Heaters: Minimum 0.62 EF
Tankless Water Heaters: Minimum EF 0.8
Windows: U-factor .30 or less