|Incentive Type:||Utility Rebate Program|
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:||Water Heaters, Lighting, Furnaces, Boilers, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Programmable Thermostats, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Tankless Water Heaters, LED Lighting, Geothermal Heat Pumps|
Tree Planting: 50% of cost up to 50 (limit 3 trees)
Freezer Recycling: 30
Refrigerator Recycling: 30
Energy Star Home Performance: 33.3% up to 1,500
15% Energy Savings from Installed Measures: 200
25% Energy Savings from Installed Measures: 700
Programmable Thermostat: up to 50
A/C Tune-Up: up to 50
Gas Boiler: 300 - 400
Gas Furnace: 125 - 275
Indirect Water Heater: 100
Tankless Water Heater: 100
Storage Water Heater: 50
Condensing Storage Water Heating: 100
Heat Pump Water Heater: 300
Electric Water Heater: 25
ECM Replacement: 125
Multi-Family energy Savings Program: See Program Website
Varies, see program website for specific requirement details
River Falls Municipal Utility (RFMU), in conjuction with the Wisconsin Focus on Energy program, offers a variety of rebates to residential electric customers for upgrading to energy efficient equipment. Incentives currently exist for refrigerator and freezer recycling, A/C system tune-ups, water heater upgrades, and programmable thermostats. RFMU's Multi-Family Energy Savings Program also provides a host of incentives for energy efficient upgrades to condos and apartments. RFMU is also encouraging its customers to plant trees around their homes for the energy saving and environmental benefits, customers can recieve up to $50 dollars back from the cost of three trees planted. Finally, the Energy Star Home Performance Program provides a rebate of up to 33.3 percent of the cost of whole-building efficiency measures taken by homeowners, with additional incentives for resulting energy savings above 15 percent.
RFMU also provides an array of programs for income-qualifying customers and that encourage energy efficiency. The Refrigerator Replacement Program allows qualifying customers to upgrade their old refrigetor to a new, more efficient model at no cost. With help from the Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program, a customer credit program is also being provided to customers to assist in managing energy cost from month to month. Finally, RFMU works with local agencies to provide free weatherization services for qualifying customers.
For specific program details, applications, and requirements, please visit the program web site listed above.