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 width="58">Unit<br> Code</th> <th width="316">Equipment Type<br>(Split or Package)</th><th width="120">Size<br>(tons)</th> <th width="277">Minimum Cooling Efficiency</th> <th width="280">Minimum Heating Efficiency</th><th width="156"> Incentive</th></tr> <tr> <td>AC1</td> <td>Air Conditioner</td> <td>< 20</td> <td>15.0 SEER or 14 IEER</td><td>n/a</td> <td>$15/ton</td></tr> <tr> <td>AC2</td> <td>Air Conditioner - Variable Capacity</td><td>< 20</td> <td>*</td> <td>*</td> <td>$30/ton</td></tr> <tr> <td>AS1</td> <td>Air Source Heat Pump</td><td nowrap>< 20</td> <td>14.0 SEER or 12.2 IEER</td> <td>8.5 HSPF or 3.3 COP</td> <td>$40/ton</td></tr> <tr> <td>AS2</td> <td>Air Source Heat Pump</td><td nowrap>< 20</td><td>15.0 SEER or 14 IEER</td><td>8.5 HSPF or 3.3 COP</td> <td>$80/ton</td></tr> <tr> <td>AS3</td> <td>Air Source Heat Pump - Variable Capacity</td><td>< 20</td> <td>*</td> <td>*</td> <td>$100/ton</td></tr> <tr> <td>WLHP</td> <td>Water Source Heat Pump</td> <td>Any</td> <td>**</td> <td>**</td> <td>$100/ton</td></tr> <tr> <td>GHP</td> <td>Geothermal Heat Pump (ground source or open loop)</td> <td nowrap>Any</td> <td>*</td> <td>*</td> <td>$220/ton</td></tr> </table > </div> <p><br> <br> * Provide documentation that shows manufacturer, model number and that states the equipment is &quot;inverter driven&quot;.<br> ** Any efficiency rating qualifies on water-to-air and water-to-water units.</p> <p>WLHP -- Water Source Heat Pump (typically boiler/cooling tower applications); GHP -- Geothermal Heat Pump (open loop, earth, or pond coupled)</p> <p> Table implies new matched indoor and outdoor components. If different, contact your electric utility<br><br> Equipment efficiencies are full load ratings according to test procedures and conditions specified in ASHRAE Standard 90.1 – Energy Standard for Building 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. COP ratings are at 47&#176;F.<br><br> </p>


  • 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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