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Water Heater Rebate

Rebate ImageWater Heater Energy Efficiency Program



The object of the DS&O "Water Heater Energy Efficiency Program" is to promote energy efficiency and conservation by the DS&O members by encouraging members/consumers to install energy efficient electric water heaters; standard or lifetime units.

Qualifying Standards
  • Electric water heaters must have a minimum capacity of 40 gallons and a maximum connected wattage of 5500 watts. This requirement may be waived on a case-by-case basis, particularly in commercial applications, where a larger wattage or smaller capacity unit may be installed.
  • Due to the change in efficiency standards, all electric water heaters installed after April 16, 2016 shall not be required to have a minimum efficiency rating in order to qualify for a rebate. 
  • All water heaters must be equipped with a safety pressure relief valve.
  • Member must allow DS&O to install a load management device.
  • You must be a member of the cooperative.
Payment Levels

The payment for replacing a non-electric water heater, new construction or replacing an existing electric water heater are as follows:

  • $100 for a standard warranty unit.
  • $150 for a unit with a lifetime warranty. 
How do I Apply for My Rebate?

If the unit you installed meets the qualifying standards of the program CLICK HERE to submit your water heater rebate request online.

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