Idaho Power - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs (Idaho)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Idaho

Name Idaho Power - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Construction, Installer/Contractor, Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Ceiling Fan, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Furnaces, Heat pumps, Lighting, Refrigerators, Evaporative Coolers, Water Source Heat Pump, Refrigerator Recycling
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Ductless Heat Pumps: $750

Clothes washer $50
Refrigerator $30
Refrigerator Recycling: $30
Freezer $20
Attic Insulation: $0.15/sq. ft.
Wall Insulation: $0.50/sq. ft.
Floor Insulation: $0.50/sq. ft.
Air/Duct Sealing: $0.30/linear foot Air Source Heat Pump: $200 - $250 (Existing Homes); $300 - $400 (New Homes)
Electric/Oil/Propane Forced Air Furnace (Existing Homes): $300 - $400
Water Source Heat Pump (Open Loop): $1,000
Evaporative Cooler: $150
All-ElectricEnergy Star New Home: $1,000 - $1,500 (Builder Incentive)

Equipment Requirements Appliances must be Energy Star certified

Attic Insulation: Total insulation minimum R-38 - R-49, depending on location
Wall Insulation: New insulation minimum R-19, or fill wall cavity
Floor Insulation: New insulation minimum R-30
Air Source Heat Pump: 8.2 HSPF
Electric/Oil/Propane Forced Air Furnace: 8.2 HSPF
Water Source Heat Pump (Open Loop): 3.5 COP
Evaporative Cooler: Must have a minimum of 2500 CFM airflow.

Program Administrator Idaho State Office of Energy Resources (OER)

References DSIRE[1]


Idaho Power offers a variety of incentives for residential customers in Idaho and Oregon. Rebates from $20 - $50 are offered for select Energy Star qualified appliances covered under the Home Products Program. Meanwhile, the Heating and Cooling Program offers incentives for residential customers who purchase and have installed qualifying air source heat pumps, open loop water source heat pumps, forced air furnaces, and evaporative coolers that meet program requirements. In order to qualify for the incentive customers must use a participating company for heat pump installations and comply with all program requirements. Rebates in this program may vary according the whether the equipment is installed in new or existing homes. Single family existing homes may qualify for Idaho Power's Home Improvement Program, which offers incentives for attic, wall, and floor insulation as well as for air and duct sealing. These incentives are offered on a per square foot or per linear foot basis. Idaho home builders are also eligible for incentives, and can receive a $1000 rebate for building ENERGY STAR homes, and an additional $500 for participating in the Parade of Homes marketing program.

For more information on program guidelines and incentives, visit the utility's web site or contact Idaho Power.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Customer Service - Idaho Power
Department Idaho Power Company
Address P.O. Box 70
Address 2 1221 W. Idaho St.
Place Boise, Idaho
Zip/Postal Code 83702
Phone (208) 388-2323
Phone 2 (800) 488-6151


  • 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)"