Important! Rocky Mountain Power's planned changes to the incentives and equipment qualifications associated with our energy efficiency program will become effective October 24, 2014. For questions or additional clarification, please email HES@rockymountainpower.net.

Central Air Conditioners

energy efficient central air conditioner unit outside of home

Get up to $250 cash back

Get ready for summer savings

Beat the summer heat and save with efficient central air conditioning. Earn cash back on central AC systems designed to keep you and your energy bill in a comfortable place. Program-qualified systems are approximately 15 percent more efficient than standard central AC solutions.

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

Equipment Purchases and Services

Customer Incentive

Central air conditioner equipment
(15+ SEER, 12.5 EER & TXV)
$150
Central air conditioner best practices installation $50

Central air conditioner proper sizing

$50

Central air conditioner equipment

  • Work must be completed by either a Participating or Qualified HVAC Contractor. Please review our tips for hiring a contractor.
  • Equipment must have a minimum efficiency of 15 SEER, 12.5 EER and TXV installed.
  • Equipment must be a new, air-source split or packaged unitary air conditioner with an Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) Standard Rating Cooling Capacity of 65,000 BTU/hr (5.4 tons) or less.
  • Split-system equipment must include a matched condensing unit and evaporator coil with an overall Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) determined by AHRI Standard 210/240 and listed in the AHRI Certified Directory of Unitary Equipment. The AHRI Directory can be found online at ahridirectory.org.
  • Window air conditioning units, packaged terminal units and heat pumps are not eligible for these incentives.

Central air conditioner best practices installation

  • Work must be completed by a Qualified HVAC Contractor (NATE certified in air conditioning installations). Please review our tips for hiring a contractor.
  • Equipment must be a new air-source split or packaged unitary air-conditioner with an Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) Standard Rating Cooling Capacity of 65,000 Btu/hr (5.4 tons) or less.
  • Split-system equipment must include a matched condensing unit and evaporator coil with an overall Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) determined by AHRI Standard 210/240 and listed in the AHRI Certified Directory of Unitary Equipment.
  • Central air conditioner must be installed according to program requirements outlined in the Best Practices Installation worksheet and Utah HVAC Trade Ally Program Manual.
  • Window air conditioning units, packaged terminal units and heat pumps are not eligible for these incentives.
  • To ensure ambient air temperatures are warm enough to conduct required installation testing, incentive applications may be submitted up until 180 days into the following calendar year after the unit is installed (applies to central air conditioner best practices installation incentive only).

Central air conditioner proper sizing

  • Work must be completed by a Qualified HVAC Contractor. Please review our tips for hiring a conractor.
  • Equipment must be a new air-source split or packaged unitary air-conditioner with an Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) Standard Rating Cooling Capacity of 65,000 Btu/hr (5.4 tons) or less.
  • Split-system equipment must include a matched condensing unit and evaporator coil with an overall Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) determined by AHRI Standard 210/240 and listed in the AHRI Certified Directory of Unitary Equipment.
  • Central air conditioner must be sized according to program requirements outlined in the Utah HVAC Trade Ally Program Manual.
  • Window air conditioning units, packaged terminal units and heat pumps are not eligible for these incentives.

Customer Eligibility

Residential electric customers residing in the state of Utah who purchase their electricity from Rocky Mountain Power on rate schedules 1, 2, or 3 qualify. Landlords who own rental properties served by the company in the state of Utah where the tenant is billed on rate schedules 1, 2 or 3 also qualify for this program. You can locate your rate schedule on your bill or by calling 1-888-221-7070. Incentive checks are only issued in the name of the Rocky Mountain Power account holder.

How to Apply

Prior to starting a project, find a contractor using the Qualified HVAC Contractor list. Note that select incentives must be completed by a Qualified Contractor. Review the Incentive Application with your contractor to determine eligibility requirements, incentive qualifications and review the list of required documents to submit for an incentive.

Incentive Application and required documents must be postmarked within 90 days of the work completed date. Incentive checks are issued within 45 days of receipt of the completed and approved Incentive Application. Checks are only payable to the account holder or verified third party payee. Incentives are not to exceed the purchase price of the equipment or service. Equipment and service work may be inspected for compliance. Incentives are subject to tariff approval and may change with 45 days notice. Additional terms and conditions may apply.

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for questions regarding trade allies or how to receive your incentive.