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Electric Equipment Rebates


For many years Daviess-Martin County REMC has offered rebates to members who choose to use energy wisely by upgrading or installing energy efficient heat pumps, geothermal units or heat pump water heaters.

Each incentive has conditions that must be met, and an overview of these programs are printed below. Details and a rebate request form can be downloaded here.

Incentives are available for residential single family homes. This includes condominiums. Heating/cooling incentives are limited to two per home. Multi-family buildings are not considered single family homes and are negotiated on an individual basis.

Air Source Heat Pump, Dual Fuel, Mini-Split Heat Pump

  • Must provide 100% heating/cooling to the home
  • Units that do not qualify include:
    • Window heat pumps
    • “Thru-the-wall” heat pumps (hotel-type machines)
    • MSHPs in only sunrooms, room additions or other small areas
  • Traditional stick-built and modular housing - minimum 16 SEER rating
  • Manufactured housing* – minimum 14 SEER rating
  • Single speed compressor: no incentive
  • Dual/variable speed compressor: $750 rebate


Heat Pump, Mini-Split Heat Pump or Dual Fuel Replacing 100% Electric Resistance Heat

  • Examples: electric furnace, electric baseboard, electric ceiling cable
  • Must provide 100% heating/cooling to home
  • Must verify unit is replacing whole-house electric resistance with no supplemental heat
    • Examples of non-qualifying replacement include electric space heaters and heat pumps only operating on electric resistance
  • Traditional stick-built and modular housing - minimum 16 SEER rating
  • Manufactured housing* – minimum 14 SEER rating
  • Single speed compressor heat pump: $800 rebate
  • Dual/variable speed compressor heat pump: $1,500 rebate

* Mobile/manufactured homes are defined as:

  • Factory assembled; Transportable; Designed for transportation on own chassis; Can be placed on temporary or permanent foundation; Intended for year-round occupancy
  • Note: Modular homes do not meet these requirements. Modular homes are considered residential single family homes.

Mini-split systems in manufactured homes must be minimum of 16 SEER.


Geothermal Heat Pump

  •  Geothermal incentive: $1,500 rebate
    •  Incentive requires a desuperheater or “hot water assist” for new installation geothermal systems when an electric resistance water heater is utilized


Water Heating

  • Heat pump or hybrid water heaters with a minimum 40 gallon size: $500 rebate
  • Recommend Tier 2 or higher rating on NEEA’s Advanced Water Heater qualified products for northern climates --



  • Visit our online stores to purchase LED bulbs with instant rebates and free shipping when you purchase a minimum of 6 bulbs:


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