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

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

For services completed on or before October 23, 2014, please see the associated application in the Application section below.

Equipment Purchases or Services Customer Incentive
Evaporative cooler – portable $200
Evaporative cooler – first time install (permanent) $400
Evaporative cooler – replacement (permanent) $400
Evaporative cooler – premium (permanent) $500
Evaporative cooler – premium whole house ducted (permanent) $1,000

Ensure the home qualifies:

  • Must be an existing home, not new construction

Requirements for evaporative cooler - portable:

Requirements for all evaporative coolers - permanent:

Additional requirements for evaporative cooler - first time install:

  • Receipt/Invoice must show proof of additional components (i.e. tubing, supports, hangers, valves, ducting, etc.) were purchased

Additional requirements for evaporative cooler - premium:

  • Equipment must use rigid media (a firm, filter-like substance that improves cooling efficiency and air quality)

Additional requirements for evaporative cooler - premium whole house ducted:

  • Equipment must use rigid media (a firm, filter-like substance that improves cooling efficiency and air quality)
  • Cooling must be through a ducted system
  • Receipt/Invoice must show proof of purchase of new ducting equipment

Additional program rules:

  • Mail all documents so they are postmarked within 180 days of the qualifying service completion
  • Evaporative Cooler must be installed within 90 days of purchase
  • Incentive not to exceed project costs, self-installed evaporative coolers are eligible for incentives on equipment only

Required documents:

*Applicable only to businesses and non-individual customers applying for incentives

Please see the Incentive Application for a list of required documentation and additional terms and conditions. Incentives and qualifications 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 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.