residential heating, cooling and water heating program

RESIDENTIAL HEATING, COOLING AND
WATER HEATING PROGRAM
2016 QUALIFYING MEASURES AND INCENTIVE LEVELS
Measures and customer incentive levels for Consumers Energy Residential Heating, Cooling and Water Heating Program are shown below.
Product
Qualifying Minimum AHRIRated Efficiency for Measure
(Available at www.ahrinet.org)
Incentive
Payment*
Eligibility
Tier 1 Split System Central A/C
15.0–16.99 SEER
Consumers Energy Electric Customers
$200
Tier 2 Split System Central A/C
17.0–18.99 SEER
Consumers Energy Electric Customers
$300
Tier 3 Split System Central A/C
19.0 SEER or Higher
Consumers Energy Electric Customers
$550
Tier 1 Air Source Heat Pump
15.0–15.99 SEER
Consumers Energy Electric Customers
(Replacement for Existing Heat Pump Only)
$150
Tier 2 Air Source Heat Pump
16.0 SEER or Higher
Consumers Energy Electric Customers
(Replacement for Existing Heat Pump Only)
$250
Tier 1 Ground Source Heat Pump
17.0–18.99 EER
Consumers Energy Electric Customers
(Replacement for Existing Heat Pump Only)
$200
Tier 2 Ground Source Heat Pump
19.0+ EER
Consumers Energy Electric Customers
(Replacement for Existing Heat Pump Only)
$300
ECM Blower
Intermediate (Factory-Installed in
New Natural Gas Furnaces Only)
Consumers Energy Electric Customers
$100
Natural Gas Furnace
95%–95.99% AFUE, AHRI Rated
Consumers Energy Natural Gas Customers
$200
Natural Gas Furnace
96%–96.99% AFUE, AHRI Rated
Consumers Energy Natural Gas Customers
$250
Natural Gas Furnace
97% AFUE or Higher, AHRI Rated
Consumers Energy Natural Gas Customers
$350
Natural Gas Boiler
92%–94.99% AFUE, AHRI Rated
Consumers Energy Natural Gas Customers
$500
Natural Gas Boiler
95% AFUE or Higher, AHRI Rated
Consumers Energy Natural Gas Customers
$900
Super High-Efficiency Natural Gas
EF 0.67 or Higher
Water Heater
Consumers Energy Natural Gas Customers
$75
Tankless Gas Water Heater
EF 0.82 or Higher
Consumers Energy Natural Gas Customers
$100
Thermostat
Programmable (Must Replace
an Existing Nonprogrammable
Thermostat)
Consumers Energy
Natural Gas or Electric Customers
$10***
Thermostat
Wi-Fi-Enabled (Must Replace
an Existing Nonprogrammable
Thermostat)
Consumers Energy
Natural Gas or Electric Customers
$50***
Thermostat
Wi-Fi-Enabled (Must Replace
an Existing Nonprogrammable
Thermostat)
Consumers Energy Combination
Customers (Account Must Have Both
Electric and Natural Gas Service)
$100***
Furnace and Boiler Tune-Up
With Combustion Analysis
Natural Gas Units
Consumers Energy Natural Gas Customers
$50
Central Air Conditioner Tune-Up**
Electric Units
Consumers Energy Electric Customers
$50
*Rebates are valid for installation dates from April 1, 2016, to December 31, 2016.
See reverse for complete program terms and conditions.
**The rebate for central air conditioner tune-ups is valid during the season the equipment is
in use (May 1, 2016, through September 30, 2016). See program terms and conditions for
complete details.
***Maximum incentive of one per system regardless of energy service type.
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RESIDENTIAL HEATING, COOLING AND WATER HEATING PROGRAM
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
These terms and conditions are only valid for installation or service completed on or after April 1, 2016.
*Only participating Trade Allies may submit incentive applications for rebate consideration.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
APPLICATION: The application and any required additional documentation,
including the invoice and equipment tune-up reports, must be filled out
completely, truthfully and accurately, and must be submitted electronically
by the contractor. Customers are advised to get from their contractor and
retain a copy of the application and any accompanying documentation
submitted to Consumers Energy under this program. Consumers Energy
will not be responsible for lost documentation pertaining to an application
request. This program covers products purchased and installed on or
after April 1, 2016, and/or tune-ups performed on or after January 1, 2016.
Air conditioner tune-ups must be performed in the season equipment is in
use, May 1 through September 30, to qualify for rebates. Please check our
website for updates. Details of this program, including incentive levels, are
subject to change or cancellation without prior notice. The application, with
required documentation, must be received within 30 days of the installation’s
completion or service performed. Only one rebate is available for each qualifying
heating and cooling unit purchased. Rebates are limited to one qualified
tune-up per furnace every three years, and one rebate every five years for
boilers and air conditioning systems. Funds for incentives are limited and
available on a first-come, first-served basis. Incentive amounts are valid through
December 31, 2016, but can change without notice. Please call 866-234-0445
or visit ConsumersEnergy.com/myhome for the most up-to-date details.
ELIGIBILITY: This offer is valid for Consumers Energy residential
customers applying through the Consumers Energy Residential
Heating, Cooling and Water Heating Program only. In order to qualify for
a rebate, all equipment must be installed by a participating Trade Ally
listed on the Consumers Energy website. The application must be
submitted by a participating Trade Ally via the online application located
at ConsumersHVAC.com. Customers must receive electric power
and/or natural gas distribution services from Consumers Energy.
This offer is not valid for new construction homes or commercial
properties. Equipment must be installed in the Consumers Energy
service territory. Participating Trade Allies and eligible systems are listed
at ConsumersEnergy.com/myhome.
APPROVAL, VERIFICATION AND INSPECTION: Prior to any payment of
incentives, Consumers Energy reserves the right to verify sales transactions.
Customer’s contractor will verify that the installed energy-saving measures
meet all applicable building codes; zoning laws; local, state and federal
requirements; and other relevant requirements. Contractor is responsible for
any applicable permits as required by aforementioned code/law. Outdoor
temperatures may affect this verification process. Customer’s home
may also be selected for a quality control post-installation inspection by
Consumers Energy. No warranty is implied by this inspection.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: A contractor’s invoice itemizing the
purchased equipment or tune-up service performed must accompany each
Consumers Energy Residential Heating, Cooling and Water Heating Application
Form. The application must indicate the equipment type, make, model, serial
numbers (coil and condenser model/serial numbers listed separately) and date
of purchase or service performed. Applications for tune-up services must
include the furnace, boiler and/or central air conditioner report, along with the
contractor’s invoice.
PAYMENT: Please allow up to eight weeks for processing. Payment
processing may take longer if required documentation or information
on the application or on the contractor’s invoice is missing. Please call
866-234-0445 if you have any questions about your incentive.
TAX LIABILITY: Consumers Energy will not be responsible for any tax liability
that may be imposed on the customer as a result of the payment of incentives.
Please contact your tax adviser for more information.
NO ENDORSEMENT: Consumers Energy does not endorse any particular
manufacturer, product, system design, claim or contractor in promoting
this program.
INFORMATION RELEASE: Customer agrees that Consumers Energy may
include customer’s name, address, Consumers Energy account number,
Consumers Energy services and resulting energy savings (“Information”)
in a database hosted by a contractor of Consumers Energy, and such
Information may be included in reports or other documentation submitted
to Consumers Energy and/or the Michigan Public Service Commission
(“Reports”). Consumers Energy will treat such information as confidential and
the Information in the Reports shall only be in the aggregate.
LIMITATION
OF LIABILITY: CONSUMERS ENERGY’S LIABILITY IS
LIMITED TO PAYING THE INCENTIVE SPECIFIED. IN NO EVENT WILL
CONSUMERS ENERGY BE LIABLE WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT
(INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, WARRANTY OR OTHERWISE
FOR SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES CONNECTED
WITH OR RESULTING FROM PARTICIPATION IN THIS PROGRAM.
CONSUMERS ENERGY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO NOT PAY THIS INCENTIVE
IF THE APPLICATION FORM AND ALL REQUIRED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ARE NOT COMPLETE AND ACCURATE.
WARRANTIES: CONSUMERS ENERGY DOES NOT WARRANT THE
PERFORMANCE OF INSTALLED EQUIPMENT, EXPRESSLY OR IMPLICITLY.
CONSUMERS ENERGY MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS
OF ANY KIND, WHETHER STATUTORY, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED,
INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATIONS, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY
OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE REGARDING THE CENTRAL
AIR CONDITIONING, FURNACE OR BOILER EQUIPMENT PROVIDED BY
A MANUFACTURER OR VENDOR. CONTACT YOUR CONTRACTOR FOR
DETAILS REGARDING EQUIPMENT PERFORMANCE AND WARRANTIES.
PROPERTY RIGHTS: Customer represents that he/she has the right to
complete and/or install the energy-saving measures on the property on which
those measures are completed and/or installed, and that any necessary
landlord’s consent has been obtained.
CUSTOMER’S CERTIFICATION: Customer certifies that he/she has
purchased and installed the equipment listed on the application at the defined
location. Customer agrees that all information is true and that he/she has
conformed to all program and equipment requirements listed.
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