Conserve & Save® Rebates

Conserve & Save® Rebates

CONSERVE energy and SAVE money using the RPU Conserve & Save® rebate program!

Residential Rebate Applications

Electric Rebates

Water Rebates

ENERGY STAR® Appliance Rebates* Amount
Clothes Dryers $25-$50
Clothes Washers $50-$100
Dehumidifiers $15-$25
Dishwashers $25-$40
Freezers $25
Refrigerators $25
Room Air Conditioners $25
Bonus Recycling Rebates* Amount
Dehumidifiers up to $15
Freezers up to $15
Refrigerators up to $15
Room Air Conditioners up to $15
ENERGY STAR® Lighting Rebates* Amount
Compact Fluorescent Bulbs *CFL) 50% of bulb or package cost, not to exceed $15 per bulb
CFL Light Fixtures 50% of bulb or package cost, not to exceed $15 per fixture
LED Bulbs 50% of bulb or package cost, not to exceed $15 per bulb
LED Light Fixtures 50% of bulb or package cost, not to exceed $20 per fixture
Additional Electric Rebates* Amount
Central Air Conditioners Rebates starting at $100  
Furnace Fan Motors $50
Air Source Heat Pumps Rebates starting at $100
Geothermal Heat Pumps See application
Custom See application
Water Rebates* Amount
Clothes Washers $25
High-Efficiency Toilets $50
Rain Barrels $10
Rotating Sprinkler Nozzle $3
Weather-Based Irrigation Controllers $75

* For all of the above rebates, see applications for minimum efficiency requirements and complete terms and conditions.

Disclaimer: If a customer’s Rochester Public Utilities account is more than 30 days delinquent, rebate
payments will be applied to their RPU account

 

Residential rebate processing questions:
Lori
Phone - 507.280.1537

 

Other Useful Information and Links

Vampire Power Usage Guide
Use this guide to help find where hidden energy usage is in your home.

Water Usage Guide
Use this guide to help find where you are using water in your home.

Kill A Watt Meter
RPU customers can borrow a Kill A Watt™ meter from RPU at no charge. These meters will help you determine how much electricity various appliances in your home consume whether turned on or off. Call Customer Service at 507.280.1500 to reserve a meter.

Home Energy Reports
RPU’s Home Energy Report program gives you a look inside your energy use. With easy-to-read graphs, you’ll be able to see how your home performs through the year, as well as over the past year. Here’s how it works: On a regular basis (bi-monthly), you’ll receive a report in the mail. The report compares your energy use to similar households in your community. The report gives you tips on how to reduce your energy use, giving you opportunities to improve the numbers in future reports.

Refrigerator Energy Use Calculator
Find out how much energy your refrigerator costs to operate and how much you can save when you purchase an ENERGY STAR® qualified model.

Green Design
There are many organizations, both locally and nationally, that are working on green building and design. This link has helpful websites, books, and magazines that provide information on this topic.