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Commercial Rebates

Florida Public Utilities offers commercial electric rebates for businesses to help offset the cost of making energy-efficiency upgrades.

Commercial Heating & Cooling Efficiency Upgrade Program:

Commercial Heating & Cooling Efficiency Upgrade Program:

Jumpstart your HVAC energy-savings with a $100 rebate when you:

  • Replace your current system with a high-efficiency heat pump or air conditioning system
  • Install a new high-efficiency heat pump or air conditioning system

CUSTOMER REBATE

DEALER INCENTIVE

Type 1 – Heat pump replacing resistance heat $100 $75
Type 2 – Heat pump replacement $100 $25
Type 3 – Air conditioner replacement $100 $25
Type 4 – New heat pump or air conditioner $100 $25

In order to be eligible for a rebate, the commercial customer must:

  • Replace existing equipment with—or install—a new heat pump (AHRI rating only) or central air conditioning system with a minimum rating of 15.0 SEER
  • Be the owner of the business, which must be located in FPU’s electric service area
  • Have a ducted HVAC system
  • Submit a signed rebate application to FPUC within one year of the installation date
  • Dealer incentive will be paid to the contractor for the purchase and installation of a qualifying unit once the commercial rebate is approved

Additional Details:

  • For a new heat pump installed or a heat pump being replaced, the maximum supplemental strip heating physically contained in the system shall not exceed 2 kW per nominal ton. On a system of less than 2.5 tons, a 5 kW heat strip will be allowed
  • For a heat pump using supplemental strip heating, a two-stage indoor thermostat is required
  • If replacing a straight cooling system, the business cannot have oil or electric resistance as the primary heat source
  • The customer and/or contractor must attest that the heat pump or air conditioner installation meets all required codes and standards. FPU accepts no liability for the installation
Commercial Chiller Upgrade Program:

Commercial Chiller Upgrade Program:

Upgrade existing water-cooled centrifugal chillers, water-cooled scroll or screw chillers, and air-cooled electric chillers—and qualify for up to $175 per kW of additional savings above the minimum efficiency levels!

The minimum qualifications for efficiency are as follows:

Water-Cooled Centrifugal Chillers:

  1. Under 150 tons = 0.65 kW/ton with a 5.4 COP
  2. 150 – 300 tons = 0.60 kW/ton with a 5.9 COP
  3. Over 300 tons = 0.56 kW/ton with a 6.3 COP

Water-Cooled Scroll or Screw Chillers:

  1. Under 150 tons = 0.72 kW/ton with a 4.9 COP
  2. 150 – 300 tons = 0.66 kW/ton with a 5.3 COP
  3. Over 300 tons = 0.59 kW/ton with a 5.9 COP

Air-Cooled Electric Chillers (any size):

  1. Any size = 1.17 kW/ton with a 3.0 COP

In order to be eligible for a rebate, the commercial customer must:

  • Be the owner of the business, which must be located in FPU’s electric service area
  • Submit a signed rebate application to FPUC within one year of the installation date

Additional Details:

  • The customer must send a project proposal to FPU. An FPU Representative will then schedule an on-site inspection both before and after the installation

Call 888.220.9356 and schedule your on-site inspection to get started!

Commercial Reflective Roof Program:

Commercial Reflective Roof Program:

Convert your existing roof to a cool roof or install a new cool roof using Energy Star materials—and qualify for a rebate!

Rebate Amounts:

$0.075 per square foot for new roofs on an existing or new building.

$0.325 per square foot for converting an existing roof to a cool roof.

In order to be eligible for a rebate, the commercial customer must:

  • Be the owner of the business, which must be located in FPU’s electric service area
  • Submit a signed rebate application to FPUC within one year of the installation date

Additional Details:

  • The roof must cover air conditioned space
  • The roofing material must be Energy Star certified
  • The customer must send a project proposal to FPU. An FPU Representative will then schedule an on-site inspection both before and after the installation

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