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Xcel Rebates

What if you could make home improvements that increase your comfort, lower your energy costs, add value to your home, and do something good for the environment? What if you could get some money back from Xcel Energy at the same time? Call us… we are Approved Xcel Contractors, and we can show you how! We will also complete and submit the Xcel Energy rebate applications for you.

Why You Should Consider an Upgrade to High Efficiency Now

Advances in technology over the last ten years mean that today’s higher efficiency HVAC equipment uses less energy, runs more quietly, and provides improved indoor air quality and comfort. And by using less energy and improved refrigerants, your new HVAC equipment is better for the environment.

Most homeowners would like to reduce their energy bills with higher efficiency HVAC equipment, and these utility rebates help make the initial investment more affordable. We will help you select the right sized and qualified equipment that meets your budget, and show you how much you could save over the long term. Financing plans are also available.

2018 High Efficiency Cooling Rebates up to $1150.00

The High Efficiency Cooling Rebate program is designed to generate maximum energy savings for you by focusing on proper installation practices. Bigger is not always better – participating Xcel Energy contractors are expected to size your new cooling equipment appropriate to your home’s needs. You deserve the optimal energy efficiency your new air conditioner was designed to provide, and participating registered contractors can help you do this by performing a quality installation. In addition, you can receive up to $1,150.00 cash back!

Benefits

Earn two rebates:

  1. $500 for trading in your old qualifying AC unit
  2. Up to $650 in additional rebates for installing a new qualifying unit

How to Get Started

  1. Read through all the program eligibility materials below.
  2. Call Quality West to help you select the best qualifying system for you and your home.
  3. Schedule installation of your system and your Quality West technician will complete the rebate application.
  4. Only approved Xcel Energy contractors have access to the rebate applications, which must be completed using data gathered during start-up testing (outdoor temp must be 70+ degrees for testing). 

New Equipment Rebate Eligibility

To qualify for the rebate, the installation property must be:

  • Located in Colorado
  • Receive residential electric service from Xcel Energy to qualify for the rebate.

Rebates are given only on central air conditioners or air source heat pumps installed by contractors who are registered participants in Xcel Energy’s cooling program. Additionally:

  • Eligible equipment must be installed between January 1, 2018, and December 31, 2018.
  • Rebate applications must be postmarked no later than July 31, 2019.
  • Please note that window units,  commercial buildings and rooftop units do not qualify for Xcel Energy rebate programs.

Xcel Energy uses ahridirectory.org to verify all AC and ASHP equipment. Coil and condensers that do not match per AHRI do not qualify for rebates. There is no limit to the number of AC rebates per home. If you install two air conditioners, you must submit two rebate applications.

Please read the full program details.

Trade-In Equipment Eligibility

Trade-in residential central air conditioning units being replaced must meet the following qualifications to receive the trade-in rebate.

  • The SEER of the trade-in unit to be replaced must be determined from information on the condensing unit. The following information is required:
    • Make, model and serial number of the condensing unit
    • Unit SEER and/or EER rating as given by the manufacturer
    • If the condensing unit information cannot be determined by the HVAC contractor, the AC unit will not qualify for the AC Trade-In rebate
  • The old replaced AC unit must be operable or in need of repair of components to become operable. The estimated range for repair is $500 to $1,500.
  • The new AC unit (replacing the retired unit) must meet the following criteria:
    • Minimum efficiency of SEER 14.5  EER 12
    • Installed by an Xcel Energy approved contractor

The maximum qualifying SEER rating for the trade-in unit is 12 SEER (can be lower).

Trade-In and New Equipment Rebate Amounts

New Equipment SEER New Equipment EER New Equipment Rebate Trade-In Rebate
14.5 12.0 $0 $500
15.0 12.5 $350 $500
16.0 13.0 $500 $500
17.0 13.0 $650 $500

The rebate is paid according to the lesser value of SEER/EER. Example: A customer who installs a 16 SEER with a 12.5 EER will receive a $350 rebate.

Your rebate will take at least 10 weeks to process after the application has been submitted. Rebate applications are processed individually; you will receive one check per application, if approved.  Heating rebates are also available and are paid separately.

Don’t worry…..the Quality West Team will handle all the required documentation for the rebate, and submit your application to Xcel Energy! 

Rebate Deadline:

Eligible equipment installed between January 1st, and December 31st :  Xcel Rebate application must be postmarked no later than July 31st of the following year.

Why You Should Consider an Upgrade to High Efficiency

Advances in technology over the last ten years mean that today’s higher efficiency HVAC equipment uses less energy, runs more quietly, and provides improved indoor air quality and comfort. And by using less energy and improved refrigerants, your new HVAC equipment is better for the environment.

Most homeowners would like to reduce their energy bills with higher efficiency HVAC equipment, and these tax credit help make the initial investment more affordable. We can help you select the right qualified equipment that meets your budget, and show you how much you could save over the long term.

Note: Every situation is different. We can’t guarantee eligibility, but we can help you figure out what equipment qualifies and how it can work for your comfort, health, and pocketbook.

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