Conserve & Save® Rebates
CONSERVE energy and SAVE money using the RPU Conserve & Save® rebate program!
Residential Rebate Applications
- Conserve & Save® Electric Efficiency Application
- Conserve & Save® Central Air Conditioner Clean & Tune Rebate Application
- CFL & LED Lighting Rebate Application
Holiday Rebate Application
- Rebate cannot exceed the price of the LED package
- Solar Rebates
Here is a list of retailers for the Be bright Campaign highlighted in the October edition of RPU Plugged In. Retailers are subject to change.
Arrow Ace Hardware- All four Rochester locations
Menards- Both Rochester locations
Mills Fleet Farm
Walmart- Both Rochester locations
- 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||Actual recycling cost up to $15|
|Refrigerator||Actual recycling cost up to $15|
|Room Air Conditioner||Actual recycling cost 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:
Phone - 507.292.1220
Other Useful Information and Links
Power Usage Guide
Use this guide to help find where hidden energy usage is in your home.
Use this guide to help find where you are using water in your home.
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.
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.
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.