Austin Utilities (Gas and Electric) - Residential Conserve and Save Rebate Program

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Eligibility: 
Residential
Savings Category: 
Geothermal Heat Pumps
Clothes Washers
Dishwasher
Refrigerators/Freezers
Dehumidifiers
Water Heaters
Furnaces
Boilers
Heat Pumps
Air conditioners
Programmable Thermostats
Duct/Air sealing
Windows
Motors
Custom/Others pending approval
Other EE
Insulation
LED Lighting
Tankless Water Heater
Maximum Rebate: 

Attic Insulation: Rebate is capped at 50% of cost
Ceiling Fan with LED Light: Up to $25
LED Bulbs: Up to $15/bulb
LED Fixtures: Up to $20/fixture

Program Info
Sector Name: 
Utility
Administrator: 
Austin Utilities
State: 
Minnesota
Program Type: 
Rebate Program
Rebate Amount: 

Electric Rebates
Air Source Heat Pumps: $100 and up
Ceiling Fan with LED Light: 50% of cost
Central A/C Clean & Tune: $25
Clothes Dryer: $25 - $50
Clothes Washer: $25 - $150
Dehumidifiers: $15 - $25, plus up to $15 for recycling
Dishwashers: $25 - $40
Freezer: $25, plus up to $15 for recycling
Furnace Fan Motor: $50 -$125
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $200/ton, plus $150 per EER over minimum efficiency, plus $250 per desuperheater
LED Bulbs: 50% of bulb or package cost
LED Fixtures: 50% of fixture cost
Refrigerator: $25, plus up to $15 for recycling
Room A/C: $25, plus up to $15 for recycling

Natural Gas Rebates
Boiler: $100 - $300
Clothes Dryer: $25 - $50
Clothes Washer: $25 - $150
Electronic Ignition Hearth: $75

Furnace: $100 - $300
Furnace/Boiler Clean & Tune: $25
Furnace Fan Motor: $125
Instantaneous Water Heater: $200 - $250
Programmable Thermostat: $25
Tankless Water Heaters: $200 - $250
Water Heaters: $50 - $100

Water Rebates
Clothes Washer: $25 - $150
High-Efficiency Toilet: $50
Rain Barrels: $10
Rotating Sprinkler Nozzle: $3/nozzle
Weather-Based Irrigation Controls: $75

Miscellaneous
Attic Air Sealing: $200
Attic Insulation (self installed): $0.10 per sq. ft
Attic Insulation (contractor Installed): $150, plus 0.15 per sq. ft.
Attic Rim Joist Sealing: $150
Custom: Contact AU for details
Doors (non-glass): $25
Drain Water Heat Recovery: $200
Wall Insulation: $200 - $300
Windows $ Glass Entry Doors: $15

Summary: 
Austin Utilities offers incentives to its residential customers for the installation of energy-efficient equipment in homes. Rebates are available for both electric and natural gas equipment. Eligible equipment includes a variety of appliances, room and central A/C, heat pumps, boilers, furnaces, water heaters, lighting, ceiling fans, insulation, and programmable thermostats. Recycling rebates for refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers, and room air conditioners are only available to customers who properly recycle their old working models. Austin Utilities will reimburse the customer for specified recycling costs if they have proof that they recycled their old unit and replaced it with an ENERGY STAR model. Rebates are available until calendar year program funding is exhausted.