Heating & Air Conditioning

Heat Pump Program


Idaho Falls Power offers a zero-interest loan (up to $7,500) or a rebate to qualifying customers who install energy efficient heat pumps in their home.
  
  1. Air Source Heat Pump
  2. Ground Source Heat Pump
  3. Ductless Heat Pump
  4. Loan Information & Process
  5. Contractor List
AIR SOURCE HEAT PUMP PROGRAM 
 

Idaho Falls Power provides rebates and zero-interest loans to residential customers who convert their existing electric forced air furnace to an air-source heat pump
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Rebate Offerings
Idaho Falls Power offers the following rebates for customers who install a qualified air-source heat pump in their home. 
 
Idaho Falls Power Air-Source Heat Pump Rebates
 Measure                 Rebate            
 Air Source Heat Pump Conversion  $1,260
 Air-Source Heat Pump Conversion with Duct Sealing  $1,760
   
Procedures
  • Call Participation Contractor to obtain a bid for installation.
  • Contractor submits required forms to the Regional Program Administrator for review and approval.
  • Customer brings project quote to IFP and applies for loan
  • IFP reviews credit history to approve loan
  • If customer qualifies, IFP issues a Notice to Proceed 
  • Contractor installs system.
  • Contractor notifies IFP for verification inspection and rebate or loan approval.
  • IFP issues rebate or makes payment to contractor for loan option.
  • Regional Program Administrator may perform an on-site inspection up to one year from installation date

Loan Offerings

Qualifying customers may receive a zero-interest loan, up to $7,500, in-lieu of a rebate for this measure. To qualify for a zero-interest loan through Idaho Falls Power, customers must have 12 months of utility payment history with the City of Idaho Fall and  have no late payments with the City in the last 12 months. For more information about the loan program, please call Idaho Falls.  

  
Requirements

  • Must be installed to the latest version of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA)/Performance Tested Comfort Systems (PTCS) Air Source or Ground Source Installation Standards*
  • PTCS Commissioned Heat Pump Certification is required
  • PTCS Duct System certification is required if 50% or more of the duct work is located outside the conditioned space
  • Minimum insulation standards must be installed to qualify for loan or rebate. (R-38 ceiling, R-11 wall, R-19 floor)
  • Minimum equipment performance standard is HSPF 9.0/SEER 14