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If you are installing a cold climate ASHP in new construction, please check here to see if the customer qualifies for additional incentives in our Residential New Construction Energy Efficiency program!


Residential HVAC Rebate Summary

Product Requirements Rebate Amount Contractor Incentive*
Air Source Heat Pump - Ducted HSPF2 ≥ 7.8 (HSPF ≥ 9.2), SEER2 ≥ 15.2 (SEER ≥ 16)
(Must meet 2023 ENERGY STAR® specifications)
$400 $100
($25 per additional condenser per project)
Air Source Heat Pump - Ductless HSPF2 ≥ 7.8 (HSPF ≥ 8.7), SEER2 ≥ 15.2 (SEER ≥ 15.2)
(Must meet 2023 ENERGY STAR® specifications)
$400 $100
($25 per additional condenser per project)
Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pump - Ducted Must meet 25C Energy Efficient Home Improvement Credit heat pump requirements.
(Review NEEP resources below to verify eligibility.)
$1,000
$100
($25 per additional condenser per project)
Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pump - Ductless Must meet 25C Energy Efficient Home Improvement Credit heat pump requirements.
(Review NEEP resources below to verify eligibility.)
$1,000
$100
($25 per additional condenser per project)
Air-to-Water Heat Pump Must have a 1.7 or greater Coefficient of Performance (COP) at an A5W110. Must be new construction/addition or replacing an electric heat source. Visit our qualified AWHP equipment list here. $400/ton $100
Ground Source Heat Pump Must meet 2012 ENERGY STAR® specifications; Requires existing electric heat or new construction; New and replacement systems are eligible; Max rebate up to 50% of the total installation cost. Master System Installer certified through MNGHPA: $1000/Ton
Non-Master System Installer certified contractors: $800/Ton
$300 on installation of new systems only
Ground Source Heat Pump Desuperheater Must be new construction or replacing existing electric water heater. $400
ECM - Circulator Pump Must be variable speed and < 1hp. $100
Smart Thermostat - Low Voltage Thermostat allowing remote control from phone or computer. Must control an electric heat source. Limit one per household (Residential only). $50
Smart Thermostat - Line Voltage Thermostat allowing remote control from phone or computer. Only controls electric heat sources. $50
Programmable Thermostat - Line Voltage Non-internet connected thermostat enables pre-set heating schedules. Only controls electric heat sources. $20
Smart Thermostat/Adapter - ASHP Ductless Specific for ductless heat pump systems allowing remote control from phone or computer. $50
Air Source Heat Pump Tune-Up May be performed once every two years. Requires filter change and coil cleaning. $25
Energy/Heat Recovery Ventilator Must meet ENERGY STAR® specifications and serve the entire conditioned space of the home. Home must have electricity as primary heating source. $300

*Only participating contractors are eligible for contractor incentives.


Commercial HVAC Rebate Summary

Product Requirements Rebate Amount Contractor Incentive*
Air Source Heat Pump - Ducted** HSPF2 ≥ 7.8 (HSPF ≥ 9.2), SEER2 ≥ 15.2 (SEER ≥ 16)
(Must meet 2023 ENERGY STAR® specifications and be < 5.5 tons)
$400 $100
($25 per additional condenser per project)
Air Source Heat Pump - Ductless HSPF2 ≥ 7.8 (HSPF ≥ 8.7), SEER2 ≥ 15.2 (SEER ≥ 15.2)
(Must meet 2023 ENERGY STAR® specifications)
$400 $100
($25 per additional condenser per project)
Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pump - Ducted** Must meet 25C Energy Efficient Home Improvement Credit heat pump requirements and be < 5.5 tons
(Review NEEP resources below to verify eligibility)
$1,000 $100
($25 per additional condenser per project)
Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pump - Ductless Must meet 25C Energy Efficient Home Improvement Credit heat pump requirements
(Review NEEP resources below to verify eligibility)
$1,000 $100
($25 per additional condenser per project)
Air Source Heat Pump Tune-Up Tune-up includes cleaning of the condenser coils, evaporator, and inspection of the filter. Change out filter if needed. Eligible for rebate once every three years. $25

*Only participating contractors are eligible for contractor incentives.
**ASHP - Ducted systems larger than 5.5 tons may be eligible for rebates through Minnesota Power’s Customized Projects Rebates. Contact us with any applicable installations.


Cold Climate ASHP Lookup-Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnership (NEEP)

Minnesota Power will be using NEEP’s Lookup site to identify 25C tax credit eligible ASHP. You can search by model or AHRI number. Be sure to filter the “Eligible for Federal Tax Credit” for “North”. You can find additional resources to verify eligibility in the section below labeled “25C Tax Credit Resources”.


Minnesota Power’s Participating Contractor Lookup Tool

Minnesota Power’s Participating Contractor Lookup Tool provides customers an easy way to find HVAC contractors. Customers can search by zip code to find businesses close to home and even request quotes online. Please review to verify your business information is correct and ensure you don’t miss any leads.


Need to update your business information as a Participating Contractor? Use our Business Profile Update Tool here:

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Resources

25C Tax Credit Lookup Site- CEE AHRI Directory

CEE partnered with AHRI to provide a directory of Air Source Heat Pumps that includes information on CEE’s efficiency Tier. Search for an AHRI # to verify if equipment will qualify for both the 25C tax credit and Minnesota Power’s Cold Climate rebate, starting in 2024. Look for the below flags to verify eligibility:

Column: CEE Tier (North and Canada)

  • Ducted Systems = “CEE Tier 1 – North and Canada”
  • Ductless Systems = “CEE Tier 2 – North and Canada”

Manufacturer Provided Lists/Resources:

Minnesota Power is offering cooperative advertising support to help you promote qualified HVAC products. Follow the advertising guidelines and set your company apart from the competition. Eligible media includes, but is not limited to: ad circulars, newspaper, radio, direct mail, and TV. Minnesota Power also offers Social Media and Post Card advertising templates for free. Use the template link below to view what’s available!

Minnesota Power will pay up to 75% of the cost of advertising dedicated to qualified HVAC products, up to a total of $1,000 per year. View the Cooperative Advertising Form for program details.

Contractor Training

  • 2024 Program Update Infoshare
  • Minnesota Power Program Overview | Jon Sullivan, Minnesota Power
  • Why Do Air Source Heat Pumps Matter - Global and National Trends | Jonathan Moscatello, Daikin
  • Why Do Air Source Heat Pumps Matter - Regional Trends | Kevin DeMaster, Mitsubishi
  • Do Air Source Heat Pumps Work In Our Climate | Rabi Vandergon, CEE
  • Air Source Heat Pump Use Cases and Installation Considerations | Mark Knutson, Mitsubishi
  • Air Source Heat Pump Application Types and Fuel Cost Implications | Emily McPherson, CEE
  • 2022 Rebate Processing Training

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