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 April 7, 2017. Rocky Mountain Power’s planned changes to the incentives and equipment qualifications associated with our energy efficiency program will become 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.

Evaporative Coolers

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Get up to $175 instant discount

Important! Updated April 17, 2017. Rocky Mountain Power’s planned changes to the incentives associated with our energy efficiency program became effective April 17, 2017. Changes include shifting evaporative cooler offerings from a post-purchase application to an instant incentive, as well as lowering incentives for certain evaporative cooler offerings. These changes affect purchases made on or after April 17, 2017. For questions, please email hes@rockymountainpower.net.

Cool down your home and your energy bill

Receive an instant discount on evaporative coolers. Qualified permanently installed models can use up to 75 percent less energy than central AC to cool the same amount of space. Plus, they can cost about half as much to purchase as a comparable central AC system.

We also offer an instant discount on portable evaporative coolers that provide a versatile, economical solution to home cooling. These high-efficiency units are easy to move from room to room and consume up to 75 percent less energy than air conditioners.

Qualifications & Incentives

As of April 17, 2017, the incentive for evaporative coolers will be applied as an instant discount at the time of purchase through participating retailers. Customers who purchased a qualifying evaporative cooler on or before April 16, 2017 will need to submit an application within 180 days of the purchase date. Applications can be found at the bottom of this page. For more information please reference this FAQ document or email hes@rockymountainpower.net.

Equipment Purchases or Services Customer Discount
Evaporative cooler (2,000 -3,499 CFM) up to $100 instant discount
Evaporative cooler (3,500 or higher CFM) up to $175 instant discount

Ensure the home qualifies:

  • Must be an existing home, not new construction

Requirements for evaporative coolers - 2,000-3,499 CFM

Requirements for all evaporative coolers - 3,500 or higher CFM

Additional program rules:

  • Incentive cannot exceed 50 percent of the purchase price

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

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

For purchases or work completed on or before April 16, 2017

Evaporative coolers – portable:

You will need these items to apply online for your incentive:

  • Rocky Mountain Power account number
  • Electronic image of your receipt that shows the manufacturer name and model number of your new product

Important details:

  • Complete and submit your online application within 180 days of purchasing your new energy-efficient product.
  • Please allow six weeks plus mail service time for delivery of your incentive check after we receive your approved application and receipt.
  • You can locate your account number on your statement as shown below.

Have you already applied? Track your incentive status. Please allow 48 hours for your application to load in our system.

Evaporative coolers – permanent (first time install, replacement, premium and premium whole house ducted):

Prior to starting a project, find a contractor using the Program-Eligible HVAC Contractor list. Note that select incentives must be completed by a Program-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 180 days of the service completion 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.

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