Home Efficiency Rebates

You may qualify for a rebate when you make energy efficient investments in your home. This year Fall River Electric set aside over $325,000 in rebates for home owners and commercial businesses that are served by the Cooperative. Specific conditions apply and some rebates require documentation of pre-existing conditions.

If you have any questions about our Home Efficiency Rebates, please call our Energy Conservation Specialist toll-free at 1-800-632-5726 or from anywhere in eastern Idaho at 652-7431. To apply for a rebate use the appropriate forms shown below.

Appliance Rebates
Buying a new clothes washer, refrigerator, freezer or water heater? You could qualify for a rebate. Appliances must be Energy Star qualified and installed within a residence served by Fall River. You must apply for a rebate within six months of the purchase date. Go to www.energystar.gov to see current list of qualifying models.

            Clothes washer     $30-$50-$70
            Refrigerator            $15
            Freezer                    $15

Energy Star Appliance Rebate Form. No pre-authorization is necessary to receive an appliance rebate.

Electric Hot Water Heater Rebate
A $25 rebate is available when you purchase any electric hot water heater from Fall River. This rebate applies to all sizes of water heaters. Call Fall River to find out more about the rebate.

Before you buy any electric water heater, be sure you learn more about Marathon at www.marathonheaters.com  

For an electric hot water heater rebate form, click here Water Heater Rebate Form

Window Replacement Rebate

Requires pre-inspection
If you have old single pane with or without storms OR double pane metal framed windows in your home, you may qualify for a rebate of $4.20 per square foot of replaced windows. The rebate is available for single-family, multi-family homes AND manufactured homes with primary installed electric heat. Prime window replacements must meet Energy Star requirements and have a U-Factor of .30 or less. Patio doors must have a U-value of .35 or less. Replacement installation that results in increased window area is not allowed under this program. You must contact Fall River’s Energy Conservation Specialist to have a pre-inspection to determine if you qualify for this rebate.

For an application form, click here Window Rebate 2014 

Insulation Rebate
Requires pre-inspection
Add insulation to your attic, floors, or walls and save money on heating and cooling all year-round. Rebates are available for single-family or multi-family homes with permanently installed electric heat. Rebates are available and vary according to your specific pre-existing conditions. You must contact Fall River’s Conservation Specialist to have a pre-inspection to qualify for this rebate. Find out what your rebate will be with our Insulation Rebate Chart.

For an application form, click here Insulation Rebate Form

Manufactured Homes

Requires pre-approval

A rebate of up to $1,000 is available on the purchase of new, certified by the Northwest Energy Efficient Manufactured (NEEM) as Energy Star and Eco-Rated manufactured homes which are electrically-heated.

For an application form, click here Manufactured Home Rebate 2014

Ductless Heat Pump Rebate
Requires pre-approval
A rebate of up to $900 is available for new ductless heat pump projects. The ductless heat pump must be installed in a single-family home with permanently installed electric zonal heat within the Fall River service territory. This rebate requires pre-approval and each home qualifies for only one heat pump rebate. The ductless heat pump must be installed according to manufacturer's specifications, by the Northwest DHP Project Best Practices Guide, by a contractor who attended a Northwest Ductless Orientation, and received installation training from the manufacturer of the installed ductless heat pump equipment. Find out more about ductless heat pumps at
www.goingductless.com.

Geothermal (Ground Source) Heat Pump Rebate
Requires pre-approval
A $2,100 rebate is available for new geothermal heat pump projects in single- family homes with permanently installed electric heat served by Fall River. The heat pump must be Energy Star qualified and installed by a PTCS certified technician. New heat pumps must have a Heating Season Performance Factor (HSPF) of 9.0 or higher, and a Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating (SEER) of 14.0 or higher. This rebate requires pre-approval and only one rebate is available per home.

Air Source Heat Pump Rebate
Requires pre-approval
A rebate is available for air source heat pump projects in single family homes served by Fall River. New heat pumps must have a Heating Season Performance Factor (HSPF) of 9.0 or higher, and a Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating (SEER) of 14.0 or higher. Heat pump installation must adhere to the latest version of the BPA/PTCS Air Source installation standards. Only one heat pump per home qualifies, unless the home has more than 4,500 sq. ft. of heated floor space. If there is more square footage, then the home may qualify for two rebates.

            Rebate with duct sealing                $700
            Rebate without duct sealing          $350

For an application form for ANY heat pump, click here Heat Pump Form