Heat Pump Upgrade and Conversion

Heat pumps: efficient heating and cooling

Benefits

Heating and cooling

Year-round comfort

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Reliable and long life

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Save energy and money on your bills

 

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Rebates

Chelan PUD offers three heat pump rebates depending on your existing heat source:
UpgradeZonal and Conversion.

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$1,400
$4,000*

Conversion: Variable Speed

You have an electric resistance furnace and want a variable speed heat pump with PTCS certification. Requires written pre-approval.

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$1,400
$3,500*

Conversion: Standard

You have an electric resistance furnace and want a heat pump with PTCS certification. Requires written pre-approval.

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$500
$750*

Upgrade: Variable Speed

You have a heat pump (or zonal heat) and want a more energy efficient, variable speed model with PTCS certification

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$500
$700*

Upgrade: Standard

You have a heat pump (or zonal heat) and want a more energy efficient model with PTCS certification

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$0
$2,000*

Conversion: Non-PTCS

You have an electric resistance furnace and want a heat pump without PTCS certification. Requires written pre-approval.

* Boosted incentives apply to applications received September 1 through December 31.

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Yes! Your heat pump qualifies for low-rate EnergySmart financing.

Psst — No ducts? No problem. Get cash back on a ductless heat pump.

Business ownersCheck out our incentives for heat pumps in your commercial buildings.

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Participant Feedback

What your neighbors say about their new efficient heat pumps:

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"Our contractor took the lead on our rebate paperwork and made sure we knew what to buy. We appreciated that."

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"I would give it 9/10. Price was a bit higher than I wanted, but it's a superior product and a good team to install."

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Over 92% of past participants would recommend an efficient heat pump (and rebate!) to their friend.

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Eligibility

Is your home eligible for an Upgrade or Conversion rebate?

0. Pre-Approval for Conversion Rebates

Have your contractor email conservation@chelanpud.org to obtain written pre-approval from Chelan PUD for your rebate for a forced-air furnace to heat pump conversion.

1. Your Home and Heating

For an Upgrade Rebate:
  

With one of the following:

  
  
  
For a Conversion Rebate:
  


2. New Heat Pump & Installation

Contact your HVAC contractor to make sure your equipment and its installation are eligible for a rebate.

  
  
  For all except non-PTCS rebate options: 

3. Paperwork

Contractors typically submit your application for you. Ask your contractor for the following:

  
  
  
  

4. When to Apply

  
  

5. Special Cases

Homes with heated floor area greater than 4,500 sqft or with two separate duct systems may claim up to two heat pump rebates when two qualifying heat pumps are installed.

 

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Apply

1. Select Contractor

Pick a local PTCS-certified contractor to install your heat pump and to ensure your equipment and its installation are eligible. For conversion rebates, make sure your contractor requests written pre-approval from Chelan PUD.

2. Install Your Heat Pump

Work with your contractor to make sure an eligible heat pump is installed using PTCS testing for higher PTCS rebates.

3. Send in Paperwork

Gather your paperwork and send them (or ask your contractor to submit them) to conservation@chelanpud.org or:

Chelan County PUD
PO Box 1231
Wenatchee, WA 98807-1231

 

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What Happens Next?

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We'll review your paperwork and contact you if anything is missing.

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With your paperwork complete, we'll confirm your eligibility and might schedule an inspection to make sure your heat pump was installed correctly.

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If all checks out, you'll receive your rebate check in the mail 6-8 weeks after we receive your complete application.

 

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Heat Pumps on the Power Hour

On the Power Hour

 

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We're Here for You

Questions? Talk with a Chelan PUD energy adviser. Call (509) 661-8008 or email conservation@chelanpud.org.

Common Questions

 

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Bigfoot's Big Heat Pump Rebate

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Contractors

The following contractors serving Chelan County are PTCS-certified. To be eligible for a rebate, a PTCS-certified contractor must install your heat pump. You can also search for a contractor.


Wenatchee
(509) 662-6846

Wenatchee
(509) 663-3557

Chelan
(800) 682-5923

Wenatchee
(509) 668-8108

East Wenatchee
(509) 884-6444

Heat Me Cool, LLC
East Wenatchee
(509) 679-8047


Wenatchee
(509) 293-1441


Wenatchee
(509) 662-6262

East Wenatchee
(509) 884-6868

Wenatchee
(509) 679-7997