Questar Gas provides rebates to its business customers for installing energy efficient food service equipment, laundry equipment, HVAC and water heating equipment, and certain weatherization measures. Some equipment rebates vary depending on the efficiency level of the equipment. Applications and more details are available on the web site listed above.
Questar Gas provides incentives for home builders who incorporate energy efficiency into new construction. Rebates are provided for energy efficient gas equipment placed into new construction. Builders can also receive whole house rebates for building Energy Star homes (certified by an eligible home rater) and High Performance homes (that meet 2009 IECC requirements). All equipment and construction requirements must be met in order to participate.
Questar Gas provides rebates for energy efficient appliances and heating equipment, and certain weatherization measures through the ThermWise program. This equipment includes clothes washers, water heaters, furnaces, boilers, windows, insulation and programmable thermostats. A reduced-cost home energy audit is also available to participating customers. To qualify, the appliances must run on gas and must meet the minimum efficiency levels stated on the program web site. The web site also maintains a list of appliance models which meet the requirements and local vendors who sell them.
Questar gas provides incentives for residential customers to purchase and install solar water heating systems on their homes. Rebates of $750 per system are provided to customers of Questar who install solar panels backed up by gas water heaters. To be eligible, customer must include with their applications an invoice or receipt that shows purchase date, price, and a description of the equipment. See application and supplemental information sheet for full details.
Northern Lights Inc. offers a variety of rebates for the purchase and installation of energy efficient appliances and measures. Rebates are available on clothes washers, refrigerators and freezers, water heaters, insulation, replacement windows, heat pumps, and new manufactured homes. Duct sealing is also offered to customers free of charge. A list of eligible equipment and rebate amounts can be found in the program brochure. Equipment and manufactured homes must meet all program efficiency standards to receive rebates.
The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) is offering a rebate program for homeowners who purchase and install an eligible heat pump water heater. A rebate of $1,000 is offered for qualifying heat pump water heater units. New units must replace an existing electric water heater and must be installed by a Smart Water Heat oriented contractor. Ducting with a constant airflow regulator must be utilized if the new unit is installed in a heated space. New construction is also eligible for the rebate.
The Intermountain Gas Company's (IGC) Gas Heating Rebate Program offers customers a $200 per unit rebate when they convert to a high efficiency natural gas furnace that replaces a heating system using another energy source. New furnaces must meet a minimum AFUE efficiency rating of 90%, and the home must have been built at least three years prior to the furnace conversion to qualify for the rebate. Visit IGC's program web site for more information.
Kootenai Electric Cooperative offers incentives for residential customers to increase the energy efficiency of participating homes. Rebates are available for the purchase of ENERGY Star qualified clothes washers, refrigerators, and certified homes, as well as water heaters, air-source and geothermal heat pumps, duct sealing, and windows. ENERGY Star Home rebates vary depending on the construction and the installed heating system. Qualified homes must have a heat pump installed according to ENERGY Star specifications.
The Idaho Office of Energy Resources administers low-interest loan programs for energy efficiency projects, and for active solar, wind, geothermal, hydropower and biomass energy projects. The interest rate is 4% with a 5-year repayment term. Applicants must pay the fees associated with processing and closing a loan. Loans are available for retrofit only, with the exception of some renewable resources.
Idaho Falls Power is offering a zero interest loan program to qualifying commercial customers to install efficient lighting and other energy conservation measures. The building must receive its electricity service from Idaho Falls Power and an energy audit must be performed on the building by IFP Energy Services personnel prior to purchase and/or installation. Loan is only available to customers with a good payment history with City Utilities (i.e. no outstanding current balance, no disconnects for nonpayment, no delinquencies).