Evaporative Coolers

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Get up to $1,000 cash back

Cool down your home and your energy bill

Receive huge cash back savings on evaporative coolers. Qualified permanent models 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 cash back 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

Equipment Purchases and Services Customer Incentive
Evaporative cooler – portable $50
Evaporative cooler – first time install $300
Evaporative cooler – replacement $100
Evaporative cooler – premium $500
Evaporative cooler – premium whole house ducted $1,000

Evaporative cooler – portable

Evaporative cooler – first time install

  • First time installation eligible when there was no prior installation of permanent evaporative cooling equipment
  • Work must be completed by either a Participating or Qualified Contractor.
  • Self-installs are allowed but don't qualify for the contractor incentive
  • Minimum of 2,500 cubic feet per minute (CFM)
  • Equipment must be included on the Qualified Permanent Evaporative Coolers list
  • Equipment must be new and be permanently installed
  • Itemized receipt/invoice must show purchase of additional components purchased (i.e. tubing, supports, hangers, valves ducting, etc.)

Evaporative cooler – replacement

  • Replacement installation eligible when replacing previously installed permanent evaporative cooling equipment
  • Work must be completed by either a Participating or Qualified Contractor
  • Self-installs are allowed but don't qualify for the contractor incentive
  • Minimum of 2,500 cubic feet per minute (CFM)
  • Equipment must be included on the Qualified Permanent Evaporative Coolers list
  • Equipment must be new and be permanently installed

Evaporative cooler – premium

  • Equipment must utilize rigid media (applies to first time or replacement installs)
  • Work must be completed by either a Participating or Qualified Contractor
  • Self-installs are allowed but don't qualify for the contractor incentive
  • Minimum of 2,500 cubic feet per minute (CFM)
  • Equipment must be included on the Qualified Permanent Evaporative Coolers list
  • Equipment must be new and be permanently installed
  • Home with existing duct work will qualify for the premium incentive only

Evaporative cooler – premium whole house ducted

  • Equipment must utilize rigid media and deliver cooling through a whole-house distribution system (defined as a ducted system with a point of delivery, or register, in each occupied room within a dwelling)
  • Only applies to homes where duct work did not exist; itemized invoice must show proof of purchase of new ducting materials
  • Work must be completed by a Participating or Qualified Contractor
  • Self-installs are allowed but don't qualify for the contractor incentive
  • Minimum of 2,500 cubic feet per minute (CFM )
  • Equipment must be included on the Qualified Permanent Evaporative Coolers list
  • Equipment must be new and be permanently installed
  • Home with existing duct work will qualify for the premium incentive only

Please see Incentive Application for a list of required documentation and additional terms and conditions. Incentives are subject to Utah Public Service Commission approval and may 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

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 90 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 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.