Conserve & Save® Rebates
CONSERVE energy and SAVE money using the RPU Conserve & Save® rebate program!
Residential Rebate Applications and Brochures
- Conserve & Save® Electric Efficiency Application
- Conserve & Save® Central Air Conditioner Clean and Tune Rebate Application
- CFL and LED Lighting Rebate Application
Holiday Rebate Application
- Rebate cannot exceed the price of the LED package
- Completed rebate forms and additional necessary information due by March 31, 2013.
- Solar Rebates
- Conserve & Save® Water Efficiency Rebate Application
- Water Usage Brochure
- Rain Barrel Rebate Application
|ENERGY STAR® Appliance Rebates||Amount:|
|Clothes Washers||$50 (plus $25 for water service)|
|Room Air Conditioners||$25|
|Dehumidifiers (Recycle old and purchase new to qualify)||$65|
|Lighting||(50% of cost, NOT to exceed)|
|Light Fixtures (See rebate application for details)||$15|
|LED Bulbs (10 watts or less)||$15|
|LED Bulbs (Greater than 10 watts)||$15|
|LED Light Fixtures||$20|
|Compact Fluorescent Bulbs||50% of bulb or package cost|
|Central Air Conditioners||Rebates starting at $100|
|Air Source Heat Pumps||Rebates starting at $100|
|Geothermal Heat Pumps||See application|
|Furnace Fan Motors||$50|
|Clothes Washers||$25 (plus $50 for electric service)|
|WaterSense qualified High-Efficiency Toilet||$50|
|Rotating Sprinkler Nozzle||$3 per nozzle|
|Rain Barrels||$10 per barrel|
|Bonus Recycling Rebates:|
|Freezer||up to $15|
|Refrigerator||up to $15|
|Room Air Conditioner||up to $15|
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
Other Useful Information and Links
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.
Residential Energy Incentives
A chart focused on energy incentives geared toward residential use, including energy efficiency, solar, wind, and vehicles.
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.
Energy Report Pilot Program
25,000 randomly selected RPU customers are in this pilot program that compares homeowners’ energy use to that of their neighbors in the community.
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.
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.