Commercial HVAC

Commercial HVAC

HVAC systems are the primary energy consumers in commercial buildings. Improving the performance of your HVAC system not only saves energy, but can have a positive impact on your building occupants´ health, comfort, and productivity as well.

<h5>Eligible Equipment</h5><div class="table-wrap"> <table> <tr><th>Equipment Type 1, 2<br>(Split or Package)</th><th>Size<br>(tons)</th><th>Minimum Cooling Efficiency 3a,b</th><th>Minimum Heating Efficiency 3a,b</th><th>Program Incentive</th></tr> <tr><td>Air Conditioner or VRF A/C (air cooled)</td><td>< 5.4</td><td>15.0 SEER</td><td>n/a</td><td>$50</td></tr> <tr><td>Air Conditioner or VRF A/C (air cooled)</td><td>< 5.4</td><td>16.0+ SEER</td><td>n/a</td><td>$150</td></tr> <tr><td>Air Conditioner (air cooled)</td><td nowrap>&#8805; 5.4 to &#8804; 20</td><td>14.0 IEER</td><td>n/a</td><td>$20/ton</td></tr> <tr><td>VRF Air Conditioner (air cooled)</td><td nowrap>&#8805; 5.4 to &#8804; 20</td><td>18.0 SEER</td><td>n/a</td><td>$30/ton</td></tr> <tr><td>Air Source Heat Pump or VRF</td><td>< 5.4</td><td>15.0 SEER</td><td>8.5HSPF</td><td>$100</td></tr> <tr><td>Air Source Heat Pump or VRF</td><td>< 5.4</td><td>16.0+ SEER</td><td>8.5HSPF</td><td>$300</td></tr> <tr><td>Air Source Heat Pump</td><td nowrap>&#8805; 5.4 to &#8804; 20</td><td>12.5 IEER</td><td>3.2&#8457; @ 47 F</td><td>$40/ton</td></tr> <tr><td>VRF Air Source Heat Pump</td><td>&#8805; 5.4 to &#8804; 20</td><td>18.0 IEER</td><td>3.2&#8457; @ 47 F</td><td>$50/ton</td></tr> <tr><td>Water Source Heat Pump or VRF</td><td>&#8805; 1.4</td><td>11.2 &#8457; @ 86 F</td><td>3.9&#8457; @ 68 F</td><td>$100/ton</td></tr> <tr><td>Water Source Heat Pump or VRF</td><td>&#8805; 1.4 to &#8804; 20</td><td>12.0 &#8457; @ 86 F</td><td>3.9&#8457; @ 68 F</td><td>$100/ton</td></tr> <tr><td>Groundwater Source HP or VRF</td><td>Any</td><td>16.2 &#8457; @ 59 F</td><td>3.5&#8457; @ 50 F</td><td>$220/ton</td></tr> <tr><td>Ground Source HP or VRF</td><td>Any</td><td>13.4 &#8457; @ 77 F</td><td>2.8&#8457; @ 32 F</td><td>$220/ton</td></tr> <tr><td>Water-to-Water HP (water source)</td><td>&#8804; 20</td><td>10.6 &#8457; @ 86 F</td><td>3.7&#8457; @ 68 F</td><td>$100/ton</td></tr> <tr><td>Water-to-Water HP (groundwater source)</td><td>Any</td><td>16.3 &#8457; @ 59 F</td><td>3.1&#8457; @ 50 F</td><td>$220/ton</td></tr> <tr><td>Water-to-Water HP (ground source)</td><td>Any</td><td>12.1 &#8457; @ 77 F</td><td>2.5&#8457; @ 32 F</td><td>$220/ton</td></tr> </table > </div> <br><br> <sup>1</sup> -- Water Source (typically boiler/cooling tower applications); Groundwater Source (typically open loop groundwater system); Ground Source (typically earth or pond coupled); VRF – Variable Refrigerant Flow<br><br> <sup>2</sup> -- Table implies new matched indoor and outdoor components. If different, contact your electric utility<br><br> <sup>3a</sup> -- Unless noted otherwise, all cooling ratings are EERs, and all heating ratings are C.O.P.s. VRF ratings are for nonducted equipment, however, actual installed configuration may be ducted, non-ducted, or mixed.<br><br> <sup>3b</sup> -- Equipment efficiencies are full load ratings (except for VRF and IEER rated equipment) according to test procedures and conditions specified in ASHRAE Standard 90.1 – Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, and the following standards as applicable: AHRI/ISO 13256-1 – Water-to-Air and Brine-to-Air Heat Pumps, AHRI/ISO 13256-2 – Water-to-Water and Brine-to-Water Heat Pumps, and ANSI/AHRI Standard 1230 – Performance Rating of Variable Refrigerant Flow Multi-Split Air-Conditioning and Heat Pump Equipment. <br><br>

Qualifications

  • Visit with your electrical utility to discuss your project and pick up an application form. An application form is also available on-line, which makes calculating incentives easy.
  • Select a contractor and install HVAC equipment that meets the criteria identified in the table to the right.
  • Complete an application form after the installation is complete and the terms and conditions are satisfied.
  • Submit the signed application (along with proof of purchase identified in the terms and conditions) to your local utility for the incentive within three months of the installation.)

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