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 Save Energy and Money with Pool Pump Energy Utility Rebates

by Rob Cox, August 6, 2011

 

Save Energy and Money with Pool Pump Energy Utility Rebates

save money with energy rebates from utilities for pool pumps

Swimming pools can be energy hogs. And the largest hog in the pen is the pool pump. Many older pumps are very inefficient, and also may be operating longer each day than they need to. Variable Speed pumps, Two Speed pumps and Pump Timers can save up to 80% off the electric bill, and to make it even sweeter, State and Local utilities are offering incentive rebates to encourage the installation of pumps, timers and covers that can reduce the demand on the electric grid.

Many states are not only offering rebates, but have mandated requirements that all new or replacement pumps be Energy Efficient. States like California and Arizona, with rolling blackouts have been forced to look at all sources of demand on the grid, and make some smart choices to keep the cost of electricity down for everyone.

Variable speed pumps dial-in the needed electricity with penny pinching parsimony. They also run cooler and quieter than standard models and may last longer too. Two speed pumps run on low speed most of the time, and kick it up to high speed for only a few hours per day. Timer clocks can save tons of money, as most pools only need to be filtered for 12 hours per day, plus or minus.

The list below comes courtesy of Pentair, manufacturers of the Intelliflo and Intellipro pool pumps. Jandy and Hayward are also in the game, each offering their own variable speed pool pump to meet the demands of an energy hungry nation.

Take a look at all of our Energy Efficient Variable Speed Pool Pumps, and when you need to replace your old, energy hog pool pump, grab a rebate and enjoy the savings! If you don't see your state below, check the website of your local power supplier, and do a site search for "pool pumps".

Arizona

APS:  $75 - $200

For more information, go to: http://www.aps.com/main/green/choice/choice_109.html

Salt River Project: $75 - $200

For more information, go to: http://www.srpnet.com/energy/powerwise/savewithsrp/poolpump.aspx

California

Anaheim Public Utilities: $100

For more information, go to: http://www.anaheim.net/utilities/adv_svc_prog/nrg_star/flyer.pdf

Glendale Water & Power: $100 - $125

For more information, go to: http://www.glendalewaterandpower.com/save_money/residential/sh_energy_saving_rebates.aspx

Roseville Electric: $50 - $200

For swimming pool covers only. For more information, go to: http://www.roseville.ca.us/eu/water_utility/water_conservation/for_home/programs_n_rebates.asp

Palm Desert Energy Partnership: $425

For more information, go to: http://www.settosave.com/SummerPromotion.aspx

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power: $500 Energy Rebate

Limited time only. For more information, go to: http://www.pentairpool.com/pool-owner/save-energy/utility-rebates/la-rebate/

City of Burbank Pump Rebate Program: $50 - $100

Replacement only – new construction not applicable. For more information, go to: www.burbankwaterandpower.com/homerewards.html

City of Palo Alto: $200

For more information, go to: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/SmartEnergy

City of Pasadena Pump Rebate Program: $200 - $275

Replacement only – new construction not applicable. For more information, go to: www.cityofpasadena.net/waterandpower/poolpump

City of Poway: $300 ($500 when combined with SDG&E rebate)

Residents are also eligible for the $200 SDG&E rebate. For rebate information, visit www.poway.org

City of Riverside Public Utilities Pump Rebate Program: $200

For more information, go to: www.riversideca.gov/utilities/resi-poolsaver.asp

Pacific Gas and Electric (California): $100

For more information, go to: www.pge.com/myhome/saveenergymoney/rebates/seasonal/poolpumps/

San Diego Gas & Electric Pool Pump Rebate Programs: $200

For more information, go to: www.sdge.com/residential/poolPumps.shtml

Silicon Valley Power (City of Santa Clara) Pump Rebate Program: $200

For more information, go to: www.siliconvalleypower.com/res/?sub=rebatespoolpump

Southern California Edison (SCE): $200

For more information, go to: www.sce.com/residential/rebates-savings/pool/pool.htm

Imperial Irrigation District: $200 - $350

For more information, go to: www.iid.com/index.aspx?page=286

Florida

Gainesville Regional Utility Pump Rebate Program: $200 - $350

For more information, go to: www.gru.com/YourHome/Conservation/Energy/Rebates/pool.jsp

Gulf Power: $600

For more information, go to: www.gulfpower.com/residential/poolpump.asp

Idaho

Pacific Power: $75

For more information, go to http://www.homeenergysavings.net/Idaho/appliances/poolpumps.html

Massachusetts

NStar Electric: $200

For more information, go to: www.masssave.com/residential/lighting-and-appliances/find-incentives/pool-pumps-ma

Western Mass Electric: $200

For more information, go to: www.masssave.com/residential/lighting-and-appliances/find-incentives/pool-pumps-ma

Cape Light Compact: $200

For more information, go to: www.masssave.com/residential/lighting-and-appliances/find-incentives/pool-pumps-ma

Unitil: $200

For more information, go to: www.masssave.com/residential/lighting-and-appliances/find-incentives/pool-pumps-ma

National Grid: $200

For more information, go to: www.masssave.com/residential/lighting-and-appliances/find-incentives/pool-pumps-ma

Nevada

Boulder City Pool Pump Rebate Program: $100 - $200

For more information, go to: http://www.bcnv.org/conservation/Rebates.asp

NV Energy: $75 - $300

Funds have been exhausted for 2011.

For more information, go to: http://www.nvenergy.com/saveenergy/home/rebates/poolpumps.cfm

New York

Long Island Power Authority Pump Rebate Program: $75 - $200

For more information, go to: www.lipower.org/efficiency/lighting-pool.html

Pennsylvania

Duquesne Light: $60

For more information, go to: www.rebate-zone.com/wattchoices/pdf/DQN.pdf

Rhode Island

National Grid Pool Pump Rebate Program: $250 - $300

For more information, go to: www.powerofaction.com

Texas

Austin Energy: $300

For more information, go to: www.austinenergy.com/go/poolPump

Vermont

Efficiency Vermont: $200

For more information, go to: http://www.efficiencyvermont.com/

chart showing jandy epump savings

 

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