heat pumps

Get up to $750 cash back

Get up to $750 cash back

How to apply

Step 1

Prior to starting a project, find a program-eligible HVAC contractor.

Step 2

Review the incentive qualifications and list of required documents with your contractor and apply online within 180 days of project completion.

Step 3

Receive your check. Incentive checks are issued within 14 business days after we review and approve your incentive application.
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Save on a high-efficiency heat pump conversion

Get cash back when you convert to an energy-efficient heat pump. Program-qualified heat pumps are up to 20 percent more efficient than older models. With proper selection, installation and maintenance, you can gain big savings on your heating and cooling costs. Cash incentives are available for heat pump conversions, upgrades and optimization.

Qualifications and incentives

Equipment purchases and servicesCustomer incentive
Heat pump upgrade tier 1
(9.0 HSPF, 15 SEER)
$200
Heat pump upgrade tier 2
(9.5 HSPF, 16 SEER)
$400
Heat pump conversion tier 1
(9.0 HSPF, 15 SEER)
$650
Heat pump conversion tier 2
(9.5 HSPF, 16 SEER)
$750

Ensure the home qualifies:

  • Must be existing home, not new construction.
  • Multifamily homes up to 3 units qualify.
  • Previous primary heat source must have been a ducted electric heat source that served at least 80 percent of the home's conditioned living space.
  • Gas, oil, wood heating, pellet stoves, and propane systems conversions do not qualify.
  • Manufactured homes do not qualify for heat pump upgrade or heat pump conversion.

Requirements for all heat pump installations:

  • Tier 1: Minimum 9.0 HSPF (Heating Seasonal Performance Factor ), 15 SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio)
  • Tier 2: Minimum 9. 5 HSPF, 16 SEER
  • Work must be completed by a Program-Qualified HVAC Contractor listed on the Program-Eligible HVAC Contractor List
  • Heat pump must be installed according to the specifications outlined in the Utah Technical Specifications Manual
  • New heat pump must be the current primary heat source and must service at least 80 percent of the home's conditioned living space.
  • Heat pump must be a new, air-source split or packaged unitary heat pump with an AHRI (Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute) Standard Rating Cooling Capacity of 65,000 BTU/hr (5.4 tons) or less.
  • Heat pump must be listed on the AHRI Certified Directory
  • Homes 3,500 square feet or less may qualify for one unit, while homes greater than 3,500 square feet may qualify for two units. Homes greater than 3,500 square feet requiring more than two units may apply for additional incentives (additional documentation required, contact program for more information).

Additional program rules:

  • Submit all documents so they are received within 180 days of the qualifying service completion.
  • Incentive cannot exceed 50 percent of the project costs.
  • If applying for a multifamily property (up to 3 units per foundation), please submit one application per unit. For properties with 4 or more units, please see our custom Multifamily Program

Required documents:

*Applicable only to businesses and non-individual customers, including landlords, applying for incentives.
Incentives are associated with the December 1, 2016 tariff filing approved by the Utah Public Service Commission. All incentives are subject to change with 45 days notice. Additional terms and conditions may apply.

Customer eligibility

Residential electric customers residing in the state of Utah who purchase their electricity from Rocky Mountain Power on rate schedules 1, 2, or 3 qualify. Landlords who own rental properties served by the company in the state of Utah where the tenant is billed on rate schedules 1, 2 or 3 also qualify for this program. You can locate your rate schedule on your bill or by calling 1-888-221-7070. Incentive checks are only issued in the name of the Rocky Mountain Power account holder.

Application details

Prior to starting a project, find a contractor using the Program-Eligible HVAC Contractor list. Note that select incentives must be completed by a Program-Qualified Contractor. Review the Incentive Application with your contractor to determine eligibility requirements, incentive qualifications and review the list of required documents to submit for an incentive.
Incentive Application and required documents must be received within 180 days of the qualifying service completion. Incentive checks are issued within 14 business days after we review and approve your incentive application. Checks are only payable to the account holder or verified third party payee. Incentives are not to exceed the purchase price of the equipment or service. Equipment and service work may be inspected for compliance.

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