Now is a great time to buy a new energy-efficient water heater, thanks to rebates from FirstEnergy’s Pennsylvania utilities. Did you know a high-efficiency water heater can reduce your water heating costs by up to 50 percent?* To purchase a qualified model, call a trusted contractor or visit your local home improvement store. Be sure to check the manufacturer’s label or ask a store associate to verify that the energy factor (EF) meets program requirements and qualifies for a rebate. Learn where to find the EF information on the unit at retail stores in your area:
Heat Pump Water Heaters
Receive an instant $500 discount at participating retailers when you purchase a qualified heat pump water heater with an EF of 2.0 or higher with a maximum tank size of 55 gallons. A heat pump water heater can save the average household almost $330 per year compared to a standard electric water heater.*
Solar Water Heaters
Receive a $500 rebate for purchasing a qualified solar water heater. Solar water heater systems are extremely efficient and can reduce your annual water heating costs by 50 percent.*
Solar Water Heating Rebates
Pennsylvania residential customers of Met-Ed, Penelec, Penn Power and West Penn Power can receive a $500 rebate for the installation of high-efficiency solar thermal water heating systems.
The solar thermal water heater rebate is one more way FirstEnergy’s Pennsylvania utilities are working to help customers reduce their energy usage and increase their energy efficiency.
Switch to Solar and Watch the Savings Increase!
Today’s solar water heating systems are extremely efficient. Solar thermal systems that qualify for the $500 rebate can reduce your annual water heating costs by up to 50 percent.*
In addition, certified solar water heating systems are eligible for a federal tax credit and have a longer average service life than standard electric water heaters, so you save now and for years to come.
Qualify for the Rebate
The $500 rebate is available to residential customers of Met-Ed, Penelec, Penn Power and West Penn Power on qualified equipment. Rebates must be sent in within 180 days of purchase. Additional restrictions apply; please see the terms and conditions on rebate forms for more details.
Simply contact a local participating contractor — a trained professional who is familiar with the program details can:
- Assess your current system
- Explain energy-efficient solar technology
- Provide a detailed estimate
- Perform a quality installation
- Help to complete your rebate application
Get Started Today!
Contact a participating contractor in your area to learn more about how you can save energy and money with the Solar Thermal Water Heater Program.Click here to find a participating contractor