Kootenai Electric Cooperative - Residential Efficiency Rebate Program (Idaho)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Idaho

Name Kootenai Electric Cooperative - Residential Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Clothes Washers, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Duct/Air sealing, Heat pumps, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Windows, Geothermal Heat Pumps
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Energy Efficient Water Heaters: $50 - $150

Heat Pump Water Heaters: $300 - $500
ENERGY Star Clothes Washers: $20 - $50
ENERGY Star Refrigerators: $15
Refrigerator Recycling: $30
Insulation: $0.40 per sq ft
Windows: $3 per sq ft
Heat Pumps: $300 - $1,400
Ductless Heat Pump: $1,800
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $3,300
Duct Sealing: $400 - $500
ENERGY Star Manufactured Homes: $1,150
ENERGY Star Homes: $200 - $1,500

Eligible System Size Water Heaters: At least 40 gallons
Equipment Requirements Water Heaters: EF.85 - . 94 minimum depending on size

All appliances must be ENERGY Star certified
Windows: Must meet NFRC guidelines

Installation Requirements Heat Pumps and Geothermal Heat Pumps must be installed by a certified PTCS contractor

Windows: Self-installed windows will undergo pre/post inspection by a KEC representative

Program Administrator Kootenai Electric Cooperative
Website http://www.kec.com/rebates.php

References DSIRE[1]


Kootenai Electric Cooperative offers incentives for residential customers to increase the energy efficiency of participating homes. Rebates are available for the purchase of ENERGY Star qualified clothes washers, refrigerators, and certified homes, as well as water heaters, air-source and geothermal heat pumps, duct sealing, and windows. ENERGY Star Home rebates vary depending on the construction and the installed heating system. Qualified homes must have a heat pump installed according to ENERGY Star specifications.

For more information, visit the website listed above or contact Kootenai directly.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Don Crawford
Department Kootenai Electric Cooperative
Address 2451 West Dakota Ave
Place Hayden, Idaho
Zip/Postal Code 83835
Phone (208) 765-1200
Phone 2 (800) 240-0459
Email dcrawford@kec.com
Website http://www.kec.com/

  • 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)"