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Appliances

Learn more about cash incentive programs that provide reimbursement for appliances.

The Appliance Incentives for Business Program is offered to Maryland commercial, industrial, governmental and institutional customers of Potomac Edison to encourage participants to install high-efficiency equipment.

Incentives may be available for the following equipment:

Pre-Approval Requirements

All Appliance Incentives for Business Program applications received by the Program Administrator require pre-approval before the installation of equipment.

Effective Dates

To qualify for incentives through the Appliance Incentives for Business Program, equipment must have been purchased and installed after January 1, 2015, and after receipt of a formal pre-approval letter from the Program Administrator.

Limitations

Incentives available from the Appliance Incentives for Business Program are shown below and are also limited to the total equipment cost (excluding taxes). Only new equipment is eligible for incentives under the Appliance Incentives for Business Program.

Click the tabs below to view the incentives for each of the different equipment categories.

ROOM AIR CONDITIONERS

Equipment Equipment & Eligibility Requirements Incentive
Room Air Conditioners Room air conditioners must be ENERGY STAR® qualified to be eligible for this incentive. $30 Per Unit

HEAT PUMP WATER HEATERS

Equipment Equipment & Eligibility Requirements Incentive
Heat Pump/ Hybrid Water Heater Unit must be replacing an existing electric water heater. $500 Per Unit

VENDING MACHINES AND CONTROLS

Equipment Equipment & Eligibility Requirements Incentive
Vending Machine Vending machine must be ENERGY STAR® qualified to be eligible for this incentive. $75 per unit
Refrigerated Vending Machine Controls Controls must de-energize machines when the surrounding area is not occupied. Controls must include a passive infrared sensor to turn off lighting. Controls must be able to cycle the compressor to maintain products at a maximum desired temperature $75 per unit
Non-Refrigerated Vending Machine Controls Controls must de-energize machines when the surrounding area is not occupied. Controls must include a passive infrared sensor to turn off lighting. $30 per unit

REFRIGERATORS

Equipment Equipment & Eligibility Requirements Incentive
Refrigerator – CEE Tier 2 Refrigerator must be a residential type unit and be ENERGY STAR® qualified. $100 per unit
Refrigerator – CEE Tier 3 $150 per unit

COMMERCIAL CLOTHES WASHERS

Equipment Equipment & Eligibility Requirements Incentive
Clothes Washer – CCE Tier 1 Clothes washer must be a commercial type unit and be ENERGY STAR® qualified. Eligible equipment must have a minimum Modified Energy Factor (MEF) of 2.2. $100 per unit
Clothes Washer – CCE Tier 2 $200 per unit

UNINTERRUPTABLE POWER SUPPLIES (UPS)

Equipment Equipment & Eligibility Requirements Incentive
Uninterruptable Power Supplies Uninterruptable Power Supplies must be ENERGY STAR qualified. Eligible units must have a rated load of 12kW or less. Incentive is capped at $350 per unit. $30 Per kW

How Do I Apply For Incentives?

Step 1 – The participant should complete and submit an Appliances program application online and upload required documents through the application portal. The following documents are required for a pre-approval:

  1. Manufacturers’ specification (cut) sheets for the proposed equipment. Please highlight all relevant information such as the equipment efficiency ratings.
  2. W-9 tax form for the incentive payee
  3. (Optional) Copy of utility bill to confirm account number and service address. If desired, the participant may obscure all cost and rate related information

Step 2 – The Program Administrator will notify the applicant via email when the review is complete and funds have been reserved. Upon receipt of Program pre-approval email, participants may purchase and install their energy efficient equipment.

Step 3 – Once the project is complete, the participant should review the approved application for any changes to the project that occurred during installation and make any needed corrections. The following final documentation should be submitted to the Program Administrator for review:

  1. Detailed, itemized invoices or proofs of purchase for the equipment installed
  2. Manufacturers’ specification (cut) sheets for any additional equipment installed
  3. Completed letter of attestation

Upon receipt and verification of all required documentation, the incentive check will be processed and mailed to the applicant or to an authorized representative, if requested on the application.

Apply online or contact us at 855-827-2222 to request a printable version.