Black Hills Energy (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Program (Colorado)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Colorado

Name Black Hills Energy (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Construction, Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Dishwasher, Duct/Air sealing, Heat pumps, Lighting, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Evaporative Coolers, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Heat Pump Water Heaters
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Energy Star New Home: Contact Black Hills Energy

Air-Source Heat Pump Split System: $400
Central A/C: $500-$700
Ground Source Heat Pumps: $1,200
Evaporative Cooler: $200-$1000
Heat Pump Water Heater: $450
Attic Insulation: $0.25/sq ft
Wall Insulation: $0.50/sq ft
Air Sealing: 20% of the cost of tune-up
Refrigerator: $30/unit
Freezer: $30/unit
Dishwasher: $30/unit
Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling: $50/unit
CFL/LED Bulbs: In-store rebates

Equipment Requirements Air-Source Heat Pump Split System: 15 SEER, 8.5 HSPF, 12 EER

Central Air-Conditioner Split System 16 SEER, 13 EER
Ground Source Heat Pump: 14.1 EER
Air Sealing: 25% ACH reduction
Evaporative Coolers: Varies by incentive amount

Start Date 2010-07-01
Expiration Date 2013-12-31

Maximum Incentive Attic Insulation: $500

Wall Insulation: $500
Air Sealing: $300


References DSIRE[1]


Black Hills Energy (BHE) offers rebates for residential Colorado customers who purchase energy efficient residential equipment. This program offers rebates for customers who purchase and install energy efficient HVAC equipment, appliances, insulation measures and water heating equipment. Additionally, rebates may be available to builders. Individual pieces of equipment have specific efficiency requirements which can be seen on the program application form at the web site listed above. Customers should contact BHE for more information on these rebates. Program may not be available in all Colorado service areas.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Energy Efficiency Programs
Department Black Hills Energy
Address PO Box 7390
Place Des Moines, Iowa
Zip/Postal Code 50309
Phone (888) 567-0799
Phone 2 (888) 890-5554


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"