Butler Rural Electric Cooperative provides rebates for geothermal heat pumps, electric heat pumps, smart thermostats, and water heaters. A $1,200 rebate is available to residential members that install a new geothermal heat pump in eligible homes, or $600 for members that replace a geothermal heat pump. A $600 rebate is available for members that install a new dual fuel heating system, or $300 for a replacement dual fuel or air source heat pump. Additional rebates for both heat pumps include a $0.02/kWh reduced rate on customers' electric bill. Smart thermostat rebates are offered at a maximum of $150 per unit, not to exceed 50% of product costs. Water heater rebates are offered ranging from $350 - $650, depepndent on capacity and grid-enabling.
Members must use an approved HVAC dealer (listed on the Cooperative's web site) to qualify for the rebates. See program website for further details.
*Dual Fuel Heating Systems consists of an electric heat pump and a gas or oil furnace, which will automatically switch to increase efficiency depending on the outside temperature.