Important! Updated February 13, 2017. Rocky Mountain Power’s planned changes to the incentives and equipment qualifications associated with our energy efficiency program became effective March 30, 2017. Changes include additional qualified products for heat pump water heaters, the retirement of CFL bulbs and fixtures and the return of the wattsmart Starter Kit program. These changes affect purchases made or work completed on or after March 30, 2017. For questions, please email hes@rockymountainpower.net.

Important! Updated May 22, 2017. Rocky Mountain Power’s planned changes to the incentives and equipment qualifications associated with our energy efficiency program became effective May 22, 2017. Changes include the retirement of CFL bulbs and fixtures. These changes affect purchases made on or after May 22, 2017. For questions, please email hes@rockymountainpower.net.

Central Air Conditioners

energy efficient central air conditioner unit outside of home

Get up to $300 instant discount

Effective June 17, 2017. Post-purchase applications for qualified products purchased and/or installed on or before June 16, 2017 must be submitted within 180 days of the installation date. All incentives for qualified products purchased and/or installed on or after June 17, 2017 will be issued at the point of sale by a participating contractor or distributor. A list of participating contractors and distributors will be posted here after June 17. For questions, please email wattsmartmidstreamhvac@nexant.com.

Get ready for summer savings

Did you know as much as half of the energy used in your home goes to cooling and heating? Lower your cooling costs and save big with wattsmart energy upgrades for your home. wattsmart Homes Heating and Cooling Instant Incentives make it easy for you to invest in new equipment and help offset the cost to upgrade to high-efficiency.

Cool Keeper

If you live along the Wasatch Front, consider enrolling in our Cool Keeper program to ease demand for electricity during the summer. Cool Keeper is a wireless device that connects to your central air conditioning unit. On select weekdays in the summer, it automatically coordinates your air conditioner with participating customers in your neighborhood to manage electricity demand. Installation is free and you earn a bill credit for taking part.

Qualifications & Incentives

All incentives for qualified central air conditioners purchased and/or installed after June 16, 2017 will be issued at the point-of-purchase by a participating contractor or distributor. Post-purchase applications for incentives for qualified products installed after June 16, 2017 will not be accepted.

Equipment Purchases and Services

Customer Incentive

Central air conditioner tier 1
(Min SEER 15)
$125/ unit
Central air conditioner tier 2
(Min SEER 17)
$200/ unit
Central air conditioner tier 3
(Min SEER 20)
$300/ unit

Ensure the home qualifies:

  • Must be an existing home, not new construction
  • Work completed must comply with all building codes and standards

How to get incentives

We’ve simplified the incentive processes and made it easier than ever to receive incentives on qualifying residential central air conditioners.

Step 1: Work with your heating and cooling professional to identify heating and cooling system upgrades at your home.
Step 2: Purchase qualifying equipment through a participating contractor or distributor, they will verify the installation location is eligible for an instant incentive and ensure your instant incentive is applied to your final invoice. That’s it, no additional paperwork is required from you!
Step 3: Enjoy increased comfort, air quality, and savings from your newly installed high-efficiency central air conditioner!

Incentives are associated with the December 1, 2016 tariff filing approved by the Utah Public Service Commission. All incentives are subject to change with 45 days notice. Additional terms and conditions may apply.

Customer Eligibility

Instant incentives will be passed through at the point-of-purchase to contractors or customers purchasing equipment from participating distributors. Customers will be asked to provide their service address and their email address to verify eligibility. To be eligible, the equipment installation address must receive electricity from Rocky Mountain Power on rate schedules 1, 2, or 3.

  • Incentive Applications
  • All incentives for qualified central air conditioners installed on or after June 17, 2017 will be issued at the point-of-purchase by a participating contractor or distributor. Post-purchase applications for incentives for qualified products installed on or after June 17, 2017 will not be accepted.

  • For work completed on or between April 17 - June 16, 2017
    Incentive application

    For work completed on or between January 1 - April 16, 2017
    Incentive application

    For work completed on or between December 1 - December 31, 2016
    Incentive application