Rebate Programs

Appliance Rebates*


BREC members can receive rebates by replacing any of the existing appliances listed below, with new ENERGY STAR models.  Rebates are not brand specific, but appliances (except water heaters) must be ENERGY STAR certified.
  • $50     Electric Water Heater (Efficiency Rating of .90 or higher)  (click here for this rebate form)
  • $100   Replacement of Gas Water Heater with a qualifying electric water heater or new installation of a qualifying electric water heater (click here for this rebate)
  • $50     ENERGY STAR Room Air Conditioner (click here for this rebate form)
*All appliance rebates require an active BREC membership, a completed Take Control & Save rebate form and a copy of the purchase receipt.  Rebates are available for replacement appliances only, new construction/new installations are not eligible.  Please call 1-800-392-4711 with any questions.  You may also contact us through the "Ask BREC" choice under the Programs and Services drop-down to request a copy of the rebate form to be emailed to you.

Ground Source Heat Pump Marketing Program

BREC members who install a qualifying ground source heat pump (GSHP) can receive a $750 per ton rebate.   *GSHP rebates require an active BREC memberhsip, a completed Take Control & Save rebate form and a copy of the purchase/installation receipt.  A copy of a Manual J load calculation using a 70 degree temperature difference may also be required.  Back-up resistance heat is allowed as long as it does not operate automatically.  Please note due to the detailed analysis required, you will need to contact BREC to discuss your GSHP rebate and obtain the proper rebate form.  Click here for this rebate form.

What is Take Control & Save?


Take control & Save (TC&S), is a new initiative designed to raise energy awareness and lower energy bills.  TC&S features a number of programs that will help you make the most of the electricity you use.


As cooperative members, we will all carry the responsibility to make the best use of our energy resources.  One of the most important things we can do is slow the growth in energy use.  By using electricity wisely, we can optimize our generating capacity to postpone building costly new power plants.  The good news is that everything you do to reduce your use not only helps us manage growth, it also helps you manage your energy budget.


Before purchasing any appliances or a ground source heat pump system, please contact BREC for program rules and requirements to make sure your purchase will qualify for a TC&S rebate.



ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money through energy efficient products and practices.  Energy efficient choices can save families on their energy bill without sacrificing features, style or comfort.  ENERGY STAR helps you make the energy efficient choice.

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