Heat pumps let you efficiently heat and cool your home. They provide a smart alternative to an air conditioner, and offer heating, cooling, dehumidifying, and more. Heat pumps are a clean, efficient means of maintaining optimal indoor temperatures, especially when compared to wood or propane heating.
There is also a typical change that happens when you install a heat pump – your energy costs decrease! Whether you are getting rid of your propane system, or upgrading your existing electric heat, you can track the difference in your usage using the SmartHub Usage Comparison tool. Check out the difference in this member’s usage from when they had baseboard heat in January 2015 and a Ductless Heat Pump in 2016:
Read on to determine if a ducted or ductless is best for your residence or business.
OPALCO rebates are for systems installed by Performance Tested Comfort Systems (PTCS)-certified contractors only. Having your new heat pump installed according to industry best practices established by assures you that your system can operate at an optimal level. For more information see Why PTCS?
Rebates range from $500 to $1,600 depending on equipment ratings and whether you have an existing system.
Once your heat pump is installed, complete the PTCS Heat Pump Form with your contractor. Your PTCS contractor must fill out and submit BPA’s PTCS Air Source Heat Pump Form and Heat Pump Sizing Calculator to OPALCO. If you have questions with any part of this reasonably complex form, contact our Energy Savings specialist.
NOTE: You must hire a PTCS-certified contractor to qualify for your Heat Pump rebate.
A Ductless Heat Pump is a highly efficient heating and cooling system that can be easily installed as a new primary heat source for electrically heated homes. Ductless systems heat and cool homes at a fraction of the cost of baseboards and wall heaters, and do a better job of distributing warm or cool air around your home.
Once your ductless heat pump is installed, complete the Ductless Heat Pump Rebate Form with your contractor.
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Look at our Ductless Heat Pump Comparison table to learn how much you could save.
For more information on rebates, contact us.